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Physics Virtual Lessons

Course content

Maths skills

  • Using units in measurements
  • Standard Form
  • Manipulating formulae

Energy

  • Energy stores and systems
  • Energy changes in mechanical processes
  • Power
  • Useful and wasteful energy transfers
  • Reducing unwanted energy transfers
  • Efficiency
  • Energy sources

Electricity

  • Electric circuits
  • Electric charge and current
  • Voltage and potential difference
  • Resistance
  • Types of resistor
  • Investigating resistance
  • Series circuits
  • Parallel circuits
  • Investigating parallel and series circuits
  • Domestic electricity supplies
  • Electrical power
  • Electrical energy transfers
  • The National Grid
  • Static electricity
  • Electric fields

Particle model of matter

  • Density
  • Changes of state
  • Thermal and internal energy
  • Specific heat
  • Particle motion in gases
  • Pressure in gases
  • Pressure in fluids
  • Pressure and depth
  • Atmospheric pressure

Nuclear physics

  • The structure of the atom
  • Atoms and isotopes
  • Models of the atom
  • Nuclear radiation
  • Nuclear calculations
  • Half-life
  • Contamination and irradiation
  • Using radioactivity
  • Using radioactivity in medicine
  • Nuclear fission
  • Nuclear fusion

Motion

  • Scalar and vector quantities
  • Speed
  • Velocity
  • Acceleration
  • Distance-time graphs
  • Velocity-time graphs
  • Stopping distance
  • Reaction time
  • Braking distance

Forces

  • Forces
  • Newton's first law
  • Newton's second law
  • Newton's third law
  • Resultant forces
  • Gravity
  • Forces doing work
  • Forces and elasticity
  • Rotational forces
  • Momentum
  • Conservation of momentum
  • Force and momentum

Waves and the electromagnetic spectrum topic

  • Transverse and longitudinal waves
  • Describing waves
  • Measuring waves
  • Sound & hearing
  • Infrasound and ultrasound
  • The electromagnetic spectrum
  • Using electromagnetic waves
  • Creating electromagnetic waves
  • Reflection of waves
  • Refraction of waves
  • Wave transmission & absorption
  • Lenses
  • Colour and visible light
  • Black body radiation

Magnets

  • Magnetism
  • Magnetic fields
  • Electromagnetism
  • Electric motors
  • The generator effect
  • Using the generator effect
  • Transformers

Astronomy & Space

  • Our solar system
  • The life cycle of stars
  • Gravity and orbits
  • Red shift
  • Theories of the universe