AQA GCSE Physics Topic 1 – Energy

 

I have gone through the specification and these are the bits the examiners want you to know with links to my YouTube videos and other websites to help you understand any bits that are confusing. 

 

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AQA Physics

1 –  Energy

Specification statement

 

These are the bits the exam board wants you to know, make sure you can do all of these…

Bits to help if you don’t understand

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Other places

I can recall the different types of energy and give examples

https://youtu.be/ujdUEwMfIok

 

https://youtu.be/nd97wwioCX4

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I can describe the energy changes involved in a range of common situations

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I can define the term system

 

 

I can recall that energy cannot be created or destroyed

 

 

I can use describe how kinetic energy changes over time

 

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I can recall the units needed for Ek = ½ mv2

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I can rearrange Ek = ½ mv2

 

I can use Ek = ½ mv2

 

I can use describe how elastic potential energy changes

 

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I can recall the units needed for Ee = ½ ke2

 

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I can rearrange Ee = ½ ke2

 

 

I can use Ee = ½ ke2

 

 

I can use describe how gravitational potential energy changes

 

 

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I can recall the units needed for Ep = mgh

 

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I can rearrange Ep = mgh

 

 

I can use Ep = mgh

 

 

I can use describe how objects have different specific heat capacities 

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I can recall the units needed for ΔE = mcΔθ

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I can rearrange ΔE = mcΔθ

 

I can use ΔE = mcΔθ

 

I can use define power 

 

 

 

 

I can recall the units needed

for P = E                                                                  .           T

 

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I can rearrange P = E

                               T

 

 

I can use P = E

                    T

 

 

I can recall the units needed

for P=W                                           T

 

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I can rearrange P = W

                               T

 

 

I can use P = W

                      T

 

 

I can recall that energy cannot be created or destroyed

 

 

I can describe what happen to wasted energy

 

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I can recall ways to reduce wasted energy

 

 

I can describe how insulation can reduce energy loss

 

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I can describe why a system might not be 100% efficient

 

 

I can describe whys to increase the efficiency of a system

 

 

I can recall the units needed for

Efficiency = useful energy out

                     total energy in

 

https://youtu.be/GVSiL39bnrc

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I can rearrange

Efficiency = useful energy out                                            .                     total energy in

 

I can use

Efficiency = useful energy out

                       total energy in

 

I can recall the units needed for

Efficiency = useful power out

                       total power in

 

I can rearrange

Efficiency = useful power out

                       total power in

 

I can use

Efficiency = useful power out

                      total power in

 

I can state the different sources that can be used to get energy

 

 

I can determine if a resource is renewable or finite

 

 

I can consider the impact that using these resources has on the environment

 

 

I can discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each source of energy

 

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