This page contains a summary of module 1 and some revision resources which we hope you will find useful. This module is studied by pupils following the separate Physics GCSE (4451) and the Science B GCSE (4462).
What are the uses and dangers of emissions from radioactive substances?
How is heat (thermal energy) transferred and what factors affect the rate at which heat is transferred?
What is meant by the efficient use of energy?
Why are electrical devices so useful?
How should we generate the electricity we need?
What are the uses and hazards of the waves that form the electromagnetic spectrum?
What do we know about the origins of the Universe and how it continues to change?
Thermal energy 1
Electromagnetic spectrum ordering activity
General revision sites
BBC Bitesize: Energy & Electricity
BBC Bitesize: Radiation and the Universe