Summary of resources for AQA GCSE Physics and AQA GCSE Combined Science (Physics part)

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  1. Specification Focus questions and answers – I have made each specification topic into questions. Knowing and understanding the answers will be the bottom line of what you need to know.
  2. Audio tests – I have made audio tests to test your recall of all equations needed for the course. I have also an electrical symbol audio test.
  3. AQA GCSE Physics required practicals – I have collated the best content from popular physics YouTubers in one place.
  4. AQA GCSE Physics Combined Science required practicals – I have collated the best content from popular physics YouTubers in one place.
  5. Revision using past papers – every Tuesday evening I will go through three AQA GCSE Physics (combined science) past paper questions – see Past Paper Tuesdays.

Specification focus questions on Energy resources and Electricity generation for Edexcel IGCSE Physics

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Energy resources and Electricity generation

  1. What is meant by renewable energy? 
  2. Write down some examples of renewable energy. 
  3. What is meant by non-renewable energy? 
  4. Give some examples of non-renewable energy. 
  5. Write down the energy transfers taking place in the following ways of generating electricity. 
  1. wind 
  2. water 
  3. geothermal resources 
  4. solar heating systems 
  5. solar cells 
  6. fossil fuels 
  7.  nuclear power 

Large-scale electricity production

  1. What are the advantages and disadvantages of nuclear fuel? 
  2. What are the advantages and disadvantages of fossil fuels (coal, oil and gas)? 

Specification focus Questions on Work and Power for Pearson Edexcel IGCSE

Work and Power

  1. Write down the equation to calculate work in terms of force and distance moved in the direction of the force. 
  2. What are the units for force, distance and work done? 
  3. What is work done equal to? 
  4. Write down the relationship between gravitational potential energy, mass, gravitational field strength and height. 
  5. What are the units of gravitational potential energy, mass, gravitational field strength and height? 
  6. Write down the equation to calculate the kinetic energy of a moving object. 
  7. Explain how the conservation of energy produces a link between gravitational potential energy, kinetic energy and work, 
  8. Complete the following equation: Work Done = 
  9. What are the units of work done, force and distance? 
  10. What is power in terms of energy and in terms of work done? 

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