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WJEC Physics for AS Level: Revision Workbook

This title will be available from Tuesday 02 February, 2021.

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Author(s): Gareth Kelly, Nigel Wood


awarding body: WJEC


level: AS & Year 1


isbn: 978-1-912820-62-7


subject: Physics


£11.99



       

NEW! Coming Spring 2021

This new Revision Workbook provides a comprehensive collection of examination-style questions covering each topic from the WJEC Physics for AS Level specification.


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Ideal for examination preparation, exam question practice and for improving examination technique

Enables students to build on their knowledge of key areas of study and develop their confidence in the subject

Helps students understand what is required in an exam and develop the skills needed to be effective in an exam situation

Includes advice on how students can refine their exam technique and improve their grade potential

The helpful write-in format, together with the answers, enables students to check their progress as they work through the course

 

Contents

Unit 1: Motion, Energy and Matter

1.1 Basic physics
1.2 Kinematics
1.3 Dynamics
1.4 Energy concepts
1.5 Solids under stress
1.6 Using radiation to investigate stars
1.7 Particles and nuclear structure
      Answering exam questions
      Exam practice questions

Unit 2: Electricity and Light

2.1 Conduction of electricity
2.2 Resistance
2.3 Direct current circuits
2.4 The nature of waves
2.5 Wave properties
2.6 Reflection of light
2.7 Photons
2.8 Lasers
      Answering exam questions
      Exam practice questions
      Practical skills
      Mathematical skills
      Glossary


About the authors

Gareth Kelly  CPhys, MinstP, graduated in Theoretical Physics from Cambridge University.  He taught Physics at Penglais Comprehensive School, Aberystwyth, for 26 years.  He has been involved with A Level and GCSE Physics and Electronics for a major awarding body for over ten years.

Iestyn Morris studied Physics at Aberystwyth before being awarded the Sir Granville Beynon prize there and graduating with first class honours for his degree. He has a PhD in Optical Characterisation of Semiconductors and has published work in numerous research areas over the years. He has set and marked A Level exams for a major awarding body for many years.

Nigel Wood is an experienced Chief Examiner in A Level Physics for a major awarding body, and was formerly Head of Physics at Dulwich College, London