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### 1. Working as a Physicist

### 2. Mechanics

- Scalars and Vectors
- Scalars vs vectors
- Displacement vs distance
- Adding vectors - graphically and mathematically
- Subtracting vectors
- Resolving vectors
- Motion
- Speed, velocity and acceleration
- Distance-time and speed-time graphs
- Displacement-time and velocity-time graphs
- Tricky points on s-t and v-t graphs
- SUVAT equations of motion
- Deriving the SUVAT equations
- Solving SUVAT equations
- Stopping, thinking and braking distances
- Car safety features
- Projectile motion (part 1)
- Projectile motion (part 2)
- Projectile motion (part 3)
- The monkey and hunter example
- Force
- Force, mass, acceleration and newton's second law
- Mass and weight
- Centre of mass and graivty
- Free body diagrams and objects on an inclined plane
- Drag, air resistance and water resistance
- Terminal velocity
- The principle of moments
- Torque of a couple
- Density
- Pressure
- Pressure in liquids and fluids
- Upthrust and archimedes' principle
- Energy

### 3. Electric Circuits

- Intensity of current
- Quantity of charge
- Kirchhoff's first law
- Mean drift velocity
- Conductors, insulators and semi-conductors
- Circuit symbols
- Potential difference vs electromotive force
- Kirchhoff's second law
- The volt and W=VQ
- Energy gained by particles through a potential difference
- Resistance and Ohm's law
- Resistance and temperature
- Resistance and cold temperatures (with liquid nitrogen)
- IV Characteristics of resistors, lamps, diodes and LEDs
- The light dependent resistor
- The NTC thermistor
- Resistivity
- Electrical power
- The kilowatt hour
- Resistors in series
- Resistors in parallel
- How to make circuits that work every time
- Internal resistance and how to measure it
- Potential divider circuits
- How to solve circuit problems

### 4. Materials

- Hooke's law
- Springs in parallel and series
- Elastic potential energy in springs
- Stress, stain and young's modulus
- Stress-stain graphs
- Ductile and brittle materials
- Behaviour of rubber

### 5. Waves & Particle Nature of Light

- Waves
- An introduction to waves
- Wavelength, period, amplitude and phase difference
- The wave equation
- Reflection, refraction, diffraction and polarisation
- Amplitude and intensity
- The transverse nature of EM waves
- Wavelengths and frequencies of EM waves
- EM wave speed and refractive index
- The doppler effect
- Polarisation of waves
- Using microwaves to show polarisation
- Refraction and snell's law
- Total internal reflection and critical angle
- Refrection extra points
- Optical fibres
- Superposition of waves
- Coherence and path difference
- Phase and phase difference
- Two source interference of waves
- Young double slit experiment
- Diffraction gratings
- Velocity of waves on a string
- Standing waves on a string
- Stationary waves on a string
- Stationary waves in an open tube
- Lenses
- An introduction to lenses
- Converging vs diverging
- Power of a lens
- Magnification of a lens
- The lens equation
- Images in a converging lens - part 1
- Images in a converging lens - part 2
- Images in a diverging lens
- Particle Nature of Light

### 6. Further Mechanics

### 7. Electric & Magnetic Fields

- Magnetic fields, flux density and motor effect
- Free moving charges in magnetic fields
- Electromagnetic induction, dynamo effect and Lenz's law
- AC generation and back EMF
- Induced EMF and Faraday's law

### 8. Nuclear & Particle Physics

### 9. Thermodynamics

### 10. Space

- Cosmic distance ladder
- Absolute & apparent magnitude
- Stellar classes & the HR diagram
- Stellar evolution
- Doppler effect
- Hubble's law
- Dark matter

### 11. Nuclear Radiation

- Radioactivity, half-life & inverse square law
- Nuclear radiation and decay equations
- Fission and fusion
- Binding energy