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Year 10 Physics (Edexcel IGCSE)

  • Total Enrolled 14
  • Last Update May 24, 2020

Description

This Course covers third term’s work for year 10 syllabus of Pearson Edexcel (9-1) Curriculum.

When going through this course, you will need to have Pearson Edexcel Physics Student Book by Brian Arnold, Penny Johnson and Steve Woolley.

Topics to Cover:

Solids, Liquids and Gases (Unit 5)

Magnetism and Electromagnetism (Unit 6)

  • Magnetism and Magnetic Materials
  • Magnets
  • Magnetic Fields
  • Overlapping Magnetic Fields
  • Creating a Uniform Magnetic Field
  • Induced Magnetism
  • Electromagnetism

Electric Motors and Electromagnetic Induction (Unit 6)

  • Movement from Electricity
  • Electromagnetic Induction
  • Demonstrating Electromagnetic Induction
  • Generators
  • The Transformer
  • Using Transformers to change Voltages
  • Energy in Transformers
  • Transformers and National Grids

RADIOACTIVITY AND PARTICLES (Unit 7)

Atoms and Radioactivity

  • The Atom
  • Isotopes
  • Ionising Radiations

Radiation and Half-life

  • Detecting Ionising Radiation
  • Background Radiation
  • Radioactive Decay
  • Half-life
  • Half-life Calculations

Applications of Radioactivity

  • Use of Radioactivity in Medicine
  • Use of Radioactivity in Industry
  • Radioactive Dating
  • The Dangers to Health of Radioactive Radiations

Fission and Fusion

  • Nuclear Reactions as a Source of Energy
  • Nuclear Fission
  • Nuclear Fusion

Topics for this course

4 Lessons

Solids, Liquids and Gases

Lesson 1: Density
Lesson 2: Pressure
Lesson 3: The States of Matter
Lesson 4: Heat Energy

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