AQA GCSE Physics Topic 7 – Magnetism and Electromagnets

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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1 –  Energy

2 –  Electricity

3 –  Particle Model of Matter

4 –  Atomic Structure

5 –  Forces

6 –  Waves

7 –  Magnetism and Electromagnets

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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I can describe what happens when two like or unlike poles are placed next to each other

 

 

I can describe that a permanent magnet also has a magnetic field

 

 

I can recall that an induced magnet is a temporary magnet, when placed in a magnetic field

 

 

I can recall which materials are magnetic

 

 

I can relate the strength of the magnetic field to the proximity of the object

 

 

I can describe the direction of a magnetic field

https://youtu.be/V0OkOHKIcjQ

 

I can plot a magnetic field

 

I can describe how a current can produce a magnetic field

 

I can describe how to change the strength of an electromagnet

 

 

I can explain how an electromagnet works

https://youtu.be/OBvFwTaIca8

 

https://youtu.be/6GMAK_evAz8

 

 

I can use Flemings left hand rule to find the direction of the force

Higher tier only

 

https://youtu.be/whfpEeoHxNw

 

I can recall what factors affect the size of the force

Higher tier only

 

 

I can define magnetic flux density

Higher tier only

 

 

I can recall the units needed for F = BIl

Higher tier only

 

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I can rearrange F = BIl

Higher tier only

 

 

I can use F = BIl

Higher tier only

 

 

I can describe how an electric motor works

Higher tier only

 

 

I can explain how the forces causes the rotation of the coil

Higher tier only

 

 

I can explain how a moving-coil loudspeaker works

Higher tier only

 

 

I can explain how a moving-coil microphone works

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I can explain the generator effect

Higher tier only

Physics only

 

 

I can recall the factors that can affect the size of the induced potential

Higher tier only

Physics only

 

 

I can apply the generator effect

Higher tier only

Physics only

 

 

I can describe how the generator effect can produce ac and dc current

Higher tier only

Physics only

 

 

I can describe the structure of a transformer

Higher tier only

Physics only

https://youtu.be/jXC2BvL-Ffk

 

I can recall the units needed

for Vp = np

      Vs     ns

Higher tier only

Physics only 

 

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I can rearrange Vp = np

                          Vs     ns

Higher tier only

Physics only

 

 

I can use Vp = np

                Vs     ns

Higher tier only

Physics only

 

 

I can recall the units needed for Vs Is = Vp Ip

Higher tier only

Physics only

 

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I can rearrange Vs Is = Vp Ip

Higher tier only

Physics only

 

 

I can use Vs Is = Vp Ip

Higher tier only

Physics only

 

 

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2 – Bonding, Structure and the Properties of Matter

3 – Quantitative Chemistry

4 – Chemical Changes

5 – Energy Changes

6 – The Rate and Extent of Chemical Change

7 – Organic Chemistry

8 – Chemical Analysis

9 – Chemistry of the Atmosphere

10 – Using Resources

 

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