Year 11 Physics

Curriculum Subject: Physics

Year 11    PDF VERSION

Exam Board: Edexcel

 What are we learning this term? We will be Forces and motion including energy in relation to moving objects and car safety. We will also look at the uses of radioactivity and how we gain energy from atoms

Autumn Term:

  1. Forces and motion
  2. Momentum and car safety
  3. Energy, work and power
  4. Nuclear fission and fusion
  5. Radioactive metals

Useful Websites:

All aspects are covered here:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/topics/zmj7hyc

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/topics/zjkdmp3

How will we be assessed?

2 End of topics tests and a Dec Mock Exam

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What are we learning this term? We will be looking the medical applications of physics for example in understanding the eye and how we can correct vision. We will also look at using radiation to diagnose and treat diseases.

In addition we delve into the world of sub atomic particles and look in more detail about momentum in collisions

 

Spring Term:

  1. Medical physics – defects in vision and optics
  2. Radiation in medicine inc X rays and ECGs
  3. Atomic structure and quarks
  4. More about momentum
  5. Gas laws

 

Useful Websites:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/topics/zpxtyrd

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/topics/z67mn39

 

 

How will we be assessed?

Topic Test

 

 

What are we learning this term? Revision!

 

Summer Term:

We will be revising and doing exam practice from Easter until the exam.

 

Useful Websites:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/triple_edexcel/radiation_treatment_medicine/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/triple_edexcel/xrays_ecgs/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/triple_edexcel/ionising_radiation/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/triple_edexcel/motion_of_particles/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/triple_edexcel/kinetic_theory_gases/

 

OneNote:

 

How will we be assessed?

End of year exam.