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This Physics Study Brief provides a concise, conceptual overview of the scientific study of physics. This compact guide is the ideal orientation resource for a high school student taking an advanced placement course or a college student enrolled in an introductory Physics course. It is also for anyone interested in attaining a general understanding of physics approaches and methods without having to browse numerous websites or plow through a lot of heavy textbooks. Physics explains the foundational laws of matter, motion, and energy that we experience in our daily lives. As the foundation of many disciplines, physics contributes significantly to chemistry, astronomy, engineering, and most other scientific fields. This Study Brief provides a condensed history of physics that focuses on key contributors and their contributions to the field. It provides a convenient reference to sub-disciplines in the field of physics. Quick access to definitions of key terms and simple explanations of foundational principles and formulas are supported by instructive examples and clarifying visuals. In an organized, easy-to-follow format, it offers a clear, understandable summary of physics principles and approaches. Topics covered include: mechanics, energy, heat, sound and light, light and optics, electricity and magnetism. A section on applied physics discusses the science of physics as it relates to sports.