Physics Year 10

 

Curriculum Subject: Physics

Year 10

Exam Board: Edexcel

What are we learning this term? This term we have been studying Space, The electromagnetic spectrum, Waves, and Earthquakes.

 

Autumn Term:

  1. Lenses
  2. Electromagnetic Waves
  3. Exploring Space
  4. Theories of the Universe
  5. Infrasound and Ultrasound
  6. Earthquakes

 

Useful Websites:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/zpm6fg8

http://www.gcsescience.com/gcse-physics-revision.htm

http://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/edexcel-gcses/science-2011-individual.html

http://www.acoustics.salford.ac.uk/schools/index1.htm

http://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov/science/toolbox/toolbox.html

 

OneNote: Students have a onenote exercise book in which they can do work at home. There is a collaboration area for students to work on collective projects.

 

How will we be assessed?

Common assessment tests.

 

What are we learning this term? This term we will be studying the topics of electricity generation and distribution for unit P1. We will also start on the electricity topic for unit P2.

 

Spring Term:

  1. Renewable fuels
  2. Generating electricity
  3. Electricity distribution
  4. Energy efficiency
  5. The Earth’s temperature
  6. Static electricity
  7. Electric current
  8. Ohms law

 

Useful Websites:

http://www.gcsescience.com/gcse-physics-revision.htm

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/zpm6fg8

 

Onenote: Students have a onenote exercise book in which they can do work at home. There is a collaboration area for students to work on collective projects.

 

How will we be assessed?

There will be a full P1 mock exam covering all of the material taught in the year to date. The test will fall just after the half term break.

 

What are we learning this term? This term we will be studying force, motion and momentum.

 

Summer Term:

  1. Velocity
  2. Acceleration
  3. Motion graphs
  4. Forces
  5. Terminal velocity
  6. Stopping distance
  7. Momentum

 

Useful Websites:

http://www.gcsescience.com/gcse-physics-revision.htm

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/zpm6fg8

 

OneNote: Students have a onenote exercise book in which they can do work at home. There is a collaboration area for students to work on collective projects.

 

How will we be assessed?

There will be a common test for the P2 electricity topic early on in the term and an end of year exam in the last few weeks of term.