Unit 2 Physics Notes


 Unit/Area of Study  Topics  Notes  Online Resources
Unit.2    What do experiments reveal about the physical world?
 1. How can motion be described and explained? Analysing Motion  Notes 2.1.1  Land speed record
Distance V Displacement
Motion Graphs Notes 2.1.2 Motion graphs
oPhysics: Kinematics in 1D: Velocity vs. Time Graphs sim
oPhysics: Position, Velocity, and Acceleration vs. Time Graphs sim
oPhyiscs: Kinematics in One Dimension: Two Object System sim
oPhysics: Uniform Acceleration in One Dimension: Motion Graphs sim
PhET – Running Man
Moving Man Activity 
Derivatives of displacement
Equations of constant acceleration Notes 2.1.3 Can you perceive acceleration?
Equations of constant acceleration
Prac SAC 1 Solutions
Forces in action Notes 2.1.4 Gravity is more than a name
What is gravity?
Gravitational  field strength across Australia
Newton’s Laws Notes 2.1.5  PhET Motion Simulation
Juddy productions: Newton’s 2nd Law
Rotational Equilibrium Notes 2.1.6
 Momentum & Impulse Notes 2.1.7 Video Impulse and Momentum
Work & Energy  Notes 2.1.8
Option Marking rubric
2. Option.1 How can human vision be enhanced? Reflection of Light Notes Reflection – plane mirrors
Curved Mirrors Notes Ray Diagrams – Bozeman Science 
Refraction of Light Notes PhET Refraction
Lenses Notes PhET Lenses
Concave lenses
Convex lenses
Khan Academy
Pin hole camera
Thin Lens Equation
2. Option.2 How can AC electricity charge a DC device Measuring Electricity Notes Virtual Oscilloscope
CRO & Sound Source
Transformers Notes
Rectification & Smoothing Notes  Rectification Video
Voltage Regulation Notes
Transducers Notes
Diodes Notes
3. Practical Investigation Introduction to the practical investigation Notes 2.3.1 Student Proposal Form
Sample Practical Topics
Measuring Data Notes 2.3.2 Khan Academy – Significant Figures
Absolute uncertainty
Percentage uncertainty
Combining Uncertainties
  Recording & presenting data Notes 2.3.3
Line of best fit percentage error
The Scientific Poster Notes 2.3.4 Designing Scientific Posters
Free PowerPoint Templates
Sample Template 1
Sample Template 2
Sample Poster
Marking Ruberic

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