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Simple Pendulum [FULL] – Virtual

The aim of this activity is to find out which of the following 3 variables affect the period of a ...
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Simple Pendulum [FULL] – with Real Equipment

The aim of this activity is to find out which of the following 3 variables affect the period of a ...
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Errors in practicals and how to minimize them

Here is a summary of common errors you may encounter while doing your Physics practicals and how to avoid them ...
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Investigate the effect of varying lengths on the period of a pendulum

The aim of this activity is to investigate the effect of varying lengths on the period of a pendulum Use ...
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Centre of gravity

The centre of gravity (centre of mass), is the point at which the whole weight of a body is considered ...
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Finding the gradient of a straight line

Finding the gradient is a very common task that you meet while doing practicals and analysing data. The gradient, m, ...
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Difference between scalars and vectors

To help you to understand a little bit about scalar and vector quantities, imagine this scenario. You want some juice ...
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Mass and Weight

It is common for students to mix up the terms mass and weight when studying physics. Mostly it is because ...
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Density

Which of these two blocks would be heavier? One is made of lead and the other is made of cork ...
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Galileo’s Contribution to Science

Galileo Galilei, born in Italy in 1564 made contributions to Physics and Astronomy and has been called the father of ...
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Conduction

When heat moves from a region of high temperature to a region of low temperature without the molecules actually moving ...
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Radiation

Radiation occurs when heat transfers from a high temperature region to a lower temperature region without the movement of particles ...
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Convection

Convection is the flow of heat in a liquid or gas from a region of high temperature to a region ...
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The greenhouse effect and global warming

A greenhouse is a small glass building that is used for growing plants to protect them from the cold. Understanding ...
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Vacuum flask

The vacuum flask keeps your food or drink hot or cold. It was designed in such a way to keep ...
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Light theory rivalry

Back in the 17th century, two conflicting sets of information existed about light theory. One set of scientists suggested that ...
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Youngs Double Slit Experiment and Interference

Thomas Young conducted his famous double slit experiment to show that light is a wave. He used light from a ...
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Diffraction of Light

Do you see diffraction occurring on an everyday basis? What is more common to see is the effect of light ...
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How we see that light travels in straight lines

Eclipses show that light travels in straight lines The first example is a common phenomena present with light; shadows. Whenever ...
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Laws of reflection

The laws of reflection state that the angle of incidence is equal to the angle of reflection. It also states ...
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Galileo Galilei Quick Quiz

This is a quick review quiz on all things you need to know about Galileo for your CSEC Physics exams ...
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