AS AQA Physics

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VIDEO TUTORIALS INDEX

1. Measurements & their errors

2. Particles & radiation

3. Waves

4. Mechanics & materials

5. Electricity

2. Particles & radiation

3. Waves

4. Mechanics & materials

5. Electricity

All topics are included in papers 1 & 2.

REVISION NOTES INDEX

1. Measurements & their errors

2. Particles & radiation

3. Waves

4. Mechanics & materials

5. Electricity

2. Particles & radiation

3. Waves

4. Mechanics & materials

5. Electricity

All topics are included in papers 1 & 2.

REVISION NOTES

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1. Measurements & their errors

- Accuracy in Electrical Investigations
- Dynamic Experiments Using Light Gates
- Experiments: Hooke's Law and Young Modulus
- Experiments: Waves
- Gas Law Practicals and Absolute Zero
- Graphical Work in Electricity
- Graphical Work with Electromagnetic Induction
- Interpreting and Drawing Graphs of Motion
- Interpreting and Using V-I Graphs
- Practical Techniques for Damping Oscillations
- Video tutorials for this topic

2. Particles & radiation

- Atomic Calculations from the Bohr Model
- Calculations on the Photoelectric Effect
- Calculations on the Quantum Atom
- Conservation Laws in Particle Physics
- Line Spectra
- Particle Physics
- Principles of Detecting Particles
- The Quantum Nature of Light
- Wave-Particle Duality - the Electron
- Video tutorials for this topic

3. Waves

- Diffraction Effects
- Diffraction and Light
- Experiments with Waves
- Interference
- Optical Fibres in Communication
- Polaroids and Polarisation
- Refraction Calculations
- Stationary Waves on Strings and in Air Columns
- Waves Basics
- Video tutorials for this topic

4. Mechanics & materials

- Answering Questions Using Conservation of Mechanical Energy
- Applying Newton's Laws
- Difficulties with Motion and Energy Problems
- Displacement-Time and Velocity-Time Graphs
- Dynamics Experiments Using Light Gates
- Energy Changes for Vertical Motion
- Experiments: Hooke's Law and Young Modulus
- Interpreting and Drawing Graphs of Motion
- Material Properties
- Linear Momentum
- Motion I - Uniform Acceleration
- Solving Problems on Projectiles
- Stress and Strain in Metals
- The Young Modulus
- Understanding Frictional Forces
- Vectors and Forces
- Where Students Make Mistakes: Balanced Forces and Action-Reaction Pairs
- Why Students Lose Marks: Forces
- Why Students Lose Marks: Motion Questions
- Work Energy and Power
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5. Electricity

- Answering Exam Questions: Series and Parallel Calculations
- Circuit Electricity I
- Answering Questions on Circuits
- Electric Current Voltage and Resistance
- Electrons as Charge Carriers
- Energy in Electric Circuits
- Graphical Work in Electricity
- Interpreting and Using V-I Graphs
- The Negative Temperature Coefficient (NTC) Thermistor and the Light Dependent Resistor
- The Physics of Semiconductor Diodes
- The Potential Divider and its Use
- Why Students Lose Marks: Current Electricty
- Video tutorials for this topic