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Technique : PowerPoint
Explains the Why, Where, When, and How of good Revision Technique. Vital info.
It's big (1MB) because of the pictures & graphs included. It links to page 384 in Physics for You, 5th edition.
|Working Scientifically : for all UK GCSE courses and some IGCSE courses. Revised for the latest 2016 specs.|
|Working Scientifically--Repeatable & Reproducible data and Valid evidence
Explains the meaning of 'data' & 'evidence', 'repeatability', 'reproducibility' & 'validity', 'secondary' evidence, with examples for you to discuss.
Links to page 7 and page 358-359 in the latest Physics for You, 5th Edition.
Explains the meaning of 'independent', 'dependent' and 'control' variables, with examples from typical practicals.
Links to page 6-7 and page 362 in the latest Physics for You, 5th Edition.
|Working Scientifically--Taking measurements
Explains the ideas of 'variation', 'range' and 'mean (average), and explains the difference between 'accuracy' and 'precision'.
Links to page 360-361 in the latest Physics for You, 5th Edition.
|Working Scientifically--Errors & Uncertainties
Explains about random errors & uncertainty; systematic errors, zero errors, parallax, and anomalous results.
Links to pages 8, 360-361 in the latest Physics for You, 5th Edition.
Explains the shapes of different graphs.
Links to pages 363-364, 393 in the latest Physics for You, 5th Edition.
|Working Scientifically--Gradients on a graph
Explains the idea of the gradient of a graph, and explains the gradients of distance-time and velocity-time graphs.
Links to pages 363, 393, 395, 128-130 in the latest Physics for You, 5th Edition.
|soon||Working Scientifically--Areas under a graph
Explains the meaning of the area under a graph, and explains how to measure it.
Links to pages 395, 128-130 in the latest Physics for You, 5th Edition.
by friction : PowerPoint
Explains how insulated objects become charged with static electricity, by friction.
It links to page 246 in the latest Physics for You, 5th Edition (page 242 or 248 in older editions).
by a prism : PowerPoint
Explains deviation & dispersion by a prism, spectrum of white light, wavelength of colours.
It links to page 210 in the latest Physics for You, 5th Edition (page 206 or 216 in older editions).
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