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Edexcel GCSE Physics Topic 9 - Forces And Their Effects 




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 give examples of contact and non-contact forces

 • I can represent the forces acting on an object as vectors

 • I can define the terms scalar and vector quantities Video 1Video 2 

 • I can draw and use free body force diagrams - Higher tier only

 • I can calculate the resultant force on an object

 • I can describe how an object is moving if the resultant force on it is 0

 • I can describe how application of a force can cause an object to rotate - Physics only Video 1 Video 2 

 • I can recall the units needed for M = Fd - -Physics only

 • I can rearrange M = Fd - -Physics only

 • I can use M = Fd - -Physics only

 • I can describe what happens to an object if the clockwise and anti-clockwise forces are balanced or unbalanced - Physics only

 • I can explain how levers and gears work - Physics only

 • I can explain how to reduce unwanted energy transfer