The key concept in this course includes Models of physical systems, Testing predictions against evidence, Mathematics as a language and problem-solving tool, Matter energy and waves and Forces and fields.
The syllabus content includes:
|• Physical quantities and units||• Motion in a circle|
|• Measurement techniques||• Gravitational fields|
|• Kinematics||• Ideal gases|
|• Dynamics||• Temperature|
|• Forces, density and pressure||• Thermal properties of materials|
|• Work, energy and power||• Oscillations|
|• Deformation of solids||• Communication|
|• Waves||• Capacitance|
|• Superposition||• Electronics|
|• Electric fields||• Magnetic fields|
|• Current of electricity||• Electromagnetic induction|
|• D.C. circuits||• Alternating currents|
|• Particle and nuclear physics||• Quantum physics|
We recommend that learners who are beginning this course should have previously completed a Cambridge O Level or Cambridge IGCSE course, or the equivalent, in Physics or Co-ordinate Science.