Units - Including base units, derived units and prefixes

Estimating Physics Quantities - Some common quantities you should be aware of

The Greek Alphabet - Alpha, beta and more

Wave Properties - Progressive waves that can be transverse of longitudinal

Intensity - The power transferred per unit area

Electromagnetic Waves - Oscillating electric and magnetic fields

Polarisation - Evidence for the nature of transverse waves

Refraction - The changing direction of a wave as it crosses a boundary

Total Internal Reflection - TIR as a wave travels towards a different medium

Optical Fibres - These allow the modern digital world to communicate at light speed

Interference - The interaction of two or more waves

The Double Slit - Young's famous experiment that produces an interference pattern

Diffraction Gratings - Plane transmission gratings and the pattern these produce

Standing Waves - Formed by waves of the same frequency travelling in opposite directions

The Doppler Effect - Due to relative motion between the observer and the wave emitter

Scalars and Vectors - Two different types of quantities

Speed and Velocity - How quickly an object is moving

Motion Graphs - Visualising the movement of objects

'suvat' Equations of Motion - Linear motion with a constant acceleration

Stopping Distances - For vehicles coming to a halt

Projectile Motion - Showing the independence of vertical and horizontal motion

The Monkey and Hunter - A great 'real-life' example with projectile motion

Energy - How energy can be stored and the equations for calculating it

Mechanical Power - The rate that energy is transferred or work is done

Newton's Laws - The three big laws of motion

Mass and Weight - Often confused with each other, these are two very different quantities

Free Body Diagrams - Essential for understanding the forces acting on an object

Drag and Resistance - Forces that resist motion

Terminal Velocity - When a moving object has no resultant force acting

Moments - The turning effect of a force

Density - The amount of 'stuff' in a given volume

Pressure - The force per unit area

Archimedes' Principle - For objects submerged in a fluid

Linear Momentum - The quantity of motion

Collisions - Elastic and inelastic interactions between two objects

Kinetic Energy and Momentum - Deriving the equation for these

Springs - These come up all the time in A Level Physics

Stress and Strain - These allow us to investigate material properties

Current and Charge - The movement of charged particles in a conductor

Drift Velocity - How quickly electrons move in a complete circuit

Conductors - These allow the movement of charges when a PD is applied

Circuit Symbols - Essential for drawing and understanding circuits

Voltage - The potential difference or EMF across a component

Resistance - The ratio of voltage across to the current in a component

IV Characteristics - How common components behave

LDRs and Thermistors - These are semi-conductors that change their resistance

Resistivity - A bulk material property

Electrical Power - The rate of energy transfer

Kilowatt Hours - A large unit of energy

Circuits - Investigating how components behave together

Internal Resistance - Due to the source of EMF

Potential Dividers - These divide the potential difference between components

Strain Gauges - Small components that

The Wheatstone Bridge - An example of a simple bridging circuit

Digital Communications - Used everyday by all of us