Strand: Science Understanding 
Topics 
Notes 
Online Resources 

Substrand: Physical Sciences 




Unit: Intro. to Physics 
1. Electric Circuits 
Basic Terminology 
Notes 10.2.1 
Terminology – Current 




Terminology – Voltage 




Terminology – Resistance 




Terminology – Power 




Electrical circuit – Water analogy 


Circuit analysis 
Notes 10.2.2 
BBC Bite Size – Electric Circuit 




Video: Series & Parallel Circuits 




Worksheet – Circuit Analysis 




WorksheetAnalysing Circuits 




PhET – Circuit Construction Kit: DC 




PhET Circuit Maker Worksheet 




Juddy Productions: Series & Parallel Circuits – Problemsolving video 




Skills Quiz: Series & Parallel Circuit Basics 


Measuring Voltage & Current 
Notes 10.2.3 
Measuring voltage and current 




Juddy Produtions: Analogue Meters video 




Meter reading worksheet 




Skills Quiz: Reading analogue meters 


Effective Resistance 
Notes 10.2.4 
Juddy Productions: Effective Resistance video 




Worksheet – Effective Resistance 




Juddy Productions: Effective Resistance Examples video 




Skills Quiz: Effective resistance 


Resistance Colour Coding 
Notes 10.2.5 
BBC Colour coding 




Juddy Productions: Colour coding resistors video 




Worksheet – Colour coding 




Skills Quiz: Resistance colour coding 


Ohm’s Law 
Notes 10.2.6 
BBC Ohm’s Law 




Ohm’s Law Calculator 




Ohm’s Law Video 




Measuring Resistance Text 




BLM Ohm’s Law Activity 




Video: Ohm’s Law Prac 




Ohm’s Law Prac 




Sample Prac Data 




Video: Circuit Analysis Complex 


Electrical Power 
Notes 10.2.7 
Power Worksheet 




Power Audit Handout 




Sample Power Bill 
