This page contains a summary of module 2 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 Additional Science GCSE (4463).
What does the current through an electrical current depend on?
What is mains electricity and how can it be used safely?
Why do we need to know the power of electrical appliances?
What is static electricity, how can it be used and what is the connection between static electricity and electric currents?
How can we describe the way things move?
How do we make things speed up or slow down?
What happens to the movement energy when things speed up or slow down?
What is momentum?
What happens to radioactive substances when they decay?
Work, energy & power
General revision sites
BBC Bitesize: Forces & Motion
BBC Bitesize: Electricity
BBC Bitesize: Radiation
Balloons & static electricity - click run offline to view
Nuclear Physics: fission - click run offline to view
Using V = IR - click run offline to view
Circuit construction kit- click run offline to view
Stopping distances simulation
These PowerPoints were adapted from this site http://www.m-manser-physics.co.uk/
Atomic structure and isotopes
Types of radiation
Radioactivity equations quiz
Models of the atom
Models of the atom quiz
Nuclear fission and chain reactions
Introduction to forces
Balanced and unbalanced forces
Forces, acceleration and velocity time graphs
Terminal velocity and stopping distance
Gravity, weight and mass
Alternating and direct current