Physics H156, September 2015, examined in 2017

Module 1, 2, 3, 4: AS level

Physics A/S content is split into four teaching modules 1 to 4

M1: Development of practical skills
  • Skills of planning, implementing, analysis and evaluation
M2: Foundations of Physics
  • Physical quantities and units
  • Making measurements and analysing data
  • Nature of quantities
M3: Forces and Motion
  • Motion
  • Forces in action
  • Work, energy and power
  • Materials
  • Newton's laws of motion and momentum.
Detailed Spec
M4: Electrons waves and photons
  • Charge and current
  • Energy, power and resistance
  • Electrical circuits
  • Waves
  • Quantum physics
Detailed Spec
Paper 1 (50%) Breadth in physics
  • Modules 1,2,3,4
  • Section A - multiple choice (20 marks)
  • Section B - Structured questions, covering theory and practical skills (50 marks)
  • 1 hr 30 mins
Sample
Paper 2 (50%) Depth in physics
  • Modules 1,2,3,4
  • Structured questions and extended response questions covering theory and practical skills (70 marks)
  • 1 hr 30 mins
Sample


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