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PHYSICS


Form 4 - Key Stage 4 Year 10





Term Plans (2017-2018)

Term 2


Week 1 to 5


Thermal Physics

  • Simple kinetic molecular model of matter
  • States of matter
  • State the distinguishing properties of solids, liquids and gases
  • Molecular model
  • Evaporation
  • Pressure changes

Week 5 to 8


Thermal properties and temperature

  • Thermal expansion of solids, liquids and gases
  • Measurement of temperature
  • Thermal capacity (heat capacity)
  • Melting and boiling

Week 9 to 11


Thermal processes

  • Conduction
  • Convection
  • Radiation
  • Consequences of energy transfer


Term 1


Week 1 to 4


General Physics

  • Length and Time

  • Motion

  • Mass and weight

  • Density

September 2017 Topic Test

Week 5 to 8

General Physics

  • Forces

  • Turning Effect of forces

  • Condition for equilibrium

  • Center of mass

  • Scalars and vectors

  • Momentum

October 2017 Topic Test

Week 9 to 11

General Physics

  • Energy

  • Energy Resources

  • Efficiency

  • Work

  • Power

October 2017 Topic Test







Term Plans (2016-2017)


Syllabus:


Term 3



Week 1 to 4

- General Waves Properties Including Light and Sounds

General wave properties

  • Light

  • Electromagnetic spectrum

  • Sound

Week 5 to 8

- Thermal physics

  • Simple kinetic molecular model of matter

  • Thermal properties and temperature

  • Thermal processes

Week 9 to 10

  • General revision term 1 and term 2.




Term 2


Week 1 to 5

Thermal Physics

  • Simple kinetic molecular model of matter
  • States of matter
  • State the distinguishing properties of solids, liquids and gases
  • Molecular model
  • Evaporation
  • Pressure changes

Week 5 to 8

Thermal properties and temperature

  • Thermal expansion of solids, liquids and gases
  • Measurement of temperature
  • Thermal capacity (heat capacity)
  • Melting and boiling

Week 9 to 11

Thermal processes

  • Conduction
  • Convection
  • Radiation
  • Consequences of energy transfer

Week 12 - Revision


Term 1


Week 1 to 4

General Physics


    • Length and Time

    • Motion

    • Mass and weight

    • Density


September 2016 Topic Test


Week 5 to 8

General Physics


    • Forces

    • Turning Effect of forces

    • Condition for equilibrium

    • Center of mass

    • Scalars and vectors

    • Momentum


October 2016 Topic Test


Week 9 to 11

General Physics


    • Energy

    • Energy Resources

    • Efficiency

    • Work

    • Power


October 2016 Topic Test




Term Plans (2015-2016)


Term 3


Week 1 to 3

    • Thermal Physics
      • Pressure changes

      • Thermal properties and measurement

      • Thermal capacity

      • Melting and boiling

      • Conduction

      • Convection

      • Radiation

Week 4 to 7

    • Waves, Lights and Sound

      • General waves properties

      • Reflection of light

      • Refraction of light

      • Thin lenses

      • Dispersion of light

      • Electromagnetic waves

      • Sound

Week 8 to 10

    • Electricity and Magnetism

      • Magnetism Phenomena

      • Electrical quantities

      • Current

      • Potential difference

      • Electromotive force

      • Resistance

      • Electrical working

      • Circuits diagrams


Term 2


Week 1 to 4

Work, Energy and Power

    • Energy

    • Energy Resources

    • Work

    • Efficiency

    • Power

    • Pressure

29th January Topic Test


Week 5 to 10

Thermal Physics

    • Simple kinetic molecular model of matter

    • Evaporation

    • Pressure changes

    • Thermal properties and temperature

    • Measurement of temperature

    • Thermal capacity

    • Melting and Boiling

    • Thermal process

    • Consequences of Energy transfer


Week 11

Revision


Term 1


Week 1 to 4

    • General Physics
      • Length and Time
      • Motion
      • Mass and weight
      • Density

25th September 2015 Topic Test

Week 5 to 8

    • General Physics
      • Forces
      • Turning Effect of forces
      • Condition for equilibrium
      • Center of mass
      • Scalars and vectors
      • Momentum

9th October 2015 Topic Test

Week 9 to 11

    • General Physics
      • Energy
      • Energy Resources
      • Efficiency
      • Work
      • Power

30th October 2015 Topic Test


Term Plans (2014-2015)


Term 2


Thermal Physics

    • Simple kinetic molecular model of matter

    • Thermal properties and temperature

    • Thermal process

Properties of wave, including light and sound

    • General wave properties

    • Light

    • Electromagnetic spectrum

    • Sound


Term 1


General Physics

    • Length and time/ Units
    • Speed, velocity and acceleration
    • Mass and weight
    • Center of mass
    • Energy, work and power
    • Pressure
    • Density
    • Forces
    • Turning effect
    • Equilibrium



Helpful Links:


Khan Academy
http://www.khanacademy.org/science/physics