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Edexcel GCSE Physics Topic 10 - Electricity And Circuits

Below is everything the examiners think you know, if you're not sure of something click on the link to watch my YouTube video explanation. For a copy of these you can print off, get the FREE revision guide I wrote for you.

• I can draw series and parallel circuits Video 1 Video 2  Video 3  Video 4

• I can recall the units needed for E = QV

• I can rearrange E = QV

• I can use E = QV

• I can recall the units needed for Q = It

• I can rearrange Q = It

• I can use Q = It

• I can describe the way potential difference behaves in a parallel circuit

• I can describe the way resistance behaves in a parallel circuit

• I can recall the units needed for V = IR

• I can rearrange V = IR

• I can use V = IR

• I can explain current-potential difference relationship for filament lamps

• I can draw and explain current-potential difference graphs for ohmic conductors, filament lamps and diodes

• I can explain the change in resistance of a thermistor as the temperature changes Video 1

Video 2

• I can explain the change in resistance of an LDR as the light intensity changes Video 1

Video 2

• I can describe the energy transfer that happens in an electrical circuit

• I can evaluate the heating caused by an electrical current

• I can recall the units needed for E = IVt

• I can rearrange E = IVt

• I can use E = IVt

• I can recall the units needed for P = E / t

• I can rearrange P = E /T

• I can use P = E/T

• I can recall the units needed for P = VI

• I can rearrange P = VI

• I can use P = VI

• I can recall the units needed for P = I2R

• I can rearrange P = I2R

• I can use P = I2R

• I can describe how domestic appliances transfer energy

• I can explain the difference between direct current and alternating current

• I can recall the voltage and frequency of mains electricity in the UK

• I can describe the safety features of a plug