AQA GCSE Physics Topic 3 – Particle Model of Matter

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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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 arrangement of particles in a solid, a liquid and a gas

https://youtu.be/hs9DIOqzgRg

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I can describe the energy changes that happen when a substance changes state

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I can describe the energy in the atoms and molecules as internal energy

 

 

I can explain that a change in the internal energy will lead to a change in temperature or a change in state

 

 

I can define density

 

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I can recall the units needed

for ρ = m                                                       .           V

 

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I can rearrange ρ = m

                               V

 

 

I can use ρ = m

                     V

 

 

I can define specific heat capacity and specific latent heat

 

 

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 recall the units needed

for E = mL

 

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I can rearrange E = mL

 

 

I can use E = mL

 

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I can describe the movement of particles in a gas

 

 

I can relate the temperature of the gas to the average kinetic energy of the system

 

 

I can explain how the motion of a gas relates to the pressure in a system

 

 

I can relate the volume of a gas to the pressure

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I can recall the units needed for pV = constant

-Physics only

 

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I can rearrange pV = constant

-Physics only

 

 

I can use pV = constant

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I can explain how doing work on a system can increase the temperature

-Physics only

 

 

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