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					                                           Northallerton College Physics dept
                                                            A2 Unit 4

                       Time             Activities/Resources                  Independent Learning                 Assessment

3.4.1                  4      Newton’s cradle – demo and applet            Momentum homework                Regular past exam
Further Mechanics             (http://intranet/physicsweb/Module%20        questions                        questions
Momentum Concepts -           4/Momentum%20and%20Circular%20M
Conservation of               otion/Momentum%20and%20Circular%             Conservation of momentum         Review of homework
momentum, collisions          20Motion.htm)                                applet                           problems
and explosions                                                             (http://zebu.uoregon.edu/n
                              Simple collisions with trolleys              sf/mo.html)

                              Airtrack investigation of the principle of   IOP questions on elastic and
                              conservation of momentum                     inelastic collisions

                              Lots of practice questions (AQA A2           Applet to simulate elastic
                              Physics A textbook page 13, further          and inelastic collisions, link
                              momentum questions sheet, check your         from Physicsweb
                              understanding questions from                 (http://www.walter-
                              http://www.physicsclassroom.com/Class        fendt.de/ph14e/collision.ht
                              /momentum/u4l1a.cfm )                        m)

                              Elastic and inelastic collisions –
                              practical using the airtrack.

                              Student questions AQA A2 Physics A
                              textbook page 15

Force, momentum and    4      Egg, sheet demonstration to link force,      IOP Momentum questions           Impulse and momentum
impulse                       time and change in momentum.                                                  key term / unit bingo.
                                                                           Momentum self test from
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                        Time            Activities/Resources                 Independent Learning               Assessment

                               Student practical – force needed to kick   Physicsweb                     End of topic test on
                               a football from the contact time and       (http://www.practicalphysic    Momentum concepts.
                               change in momentum                         s.org/go/Experiment_999.ht
                               (http://www.practicalphysics.org/go/Exp    ml)
                               eriment_999.html)

                               Multimedia motion car crash sequence
                               and worksheet

                               Student questions (AQA A2 Physics A
                               textbook pages 7 and 10)

Circular Motion




Forced vibrations and   3      Practicals: Barton’s pendulums, The        Research on
resonance.                     Forced oscillations of a mass on a         effects/necessity of damping
                               Spring (page 76 pink book). Forced         or resonance. Produce and
                               oscillations of a saw blade and the        present poster.
                               effect of damping.
                               Video of Barton’s Pendulums:
                               http://intranet/physicsweb/Module%204/
                               Oscillations%20and%20Waves/oscillati
                               ons_and_waves.htm
                                               Northallerton College Physics dept
                                                                A2 Unit 4

                         Time              Activities/Resources                      Independent Learning              Assessment

                                Tacoma Narrows Film:
                                Physics web
                                http://cee.carleton.ca/Exhibits/Tacoma_Narrows/



                         10     Trolley/spring system to produce half a           Interactive animation on      Regular past exam
                                sine wave and definitions of SHM.                 comparing mass-spring         questions
Simple Harmonic Motion          Demo: Pendulum and turntable.                     system and Simple
                                                                                  pendulum on Physicsweb        Practice ISA on double
                                Derive equations for SHM                                                        pendulum
                                Comparison of pendulum and spring                 Homework problems from
                                physicsweb:                                       Breithaupt                    Formative assessment task:
                                http://www.explorelearning.com/index.c                                          poster summary of SHM.
                                fm?method=cResource.dspDetail&Reso
                                urceID=44                                         Homework task:                Self-test with some
                                                                                  http://www.acoustics.salfor   synoptic revision:
                                Practical: finding g using the simple             d.ac.uk/feschools/waves/sh    http://intranet/physicsweb/
                                pendulum and /or mass-spring system.              m.htm#motion                  Module%204/Oscillations%
                                Energy in oscillating systems.                                                  20and%20Waves/Test%20
                                                                                                                Osc%20and%20Waves.htm

3.4.2 Gravitation        1      Discussion of ideas of a force field – use
Gravitational Fields            iron filings and magnet to stimulate.

                                Definition of gravitational field strength
                                and questions (AQA A2 Physics A
                                textbook page 55 q2 & 3)
                                              Northallerton College Physics dept
                                                              A2 Unit 4

                          Time             Activities/Resources                 Independent Learning                Assessment

                                 Field lines – diagrams and questions.



Gravitational potential   1      Interpretation of map contours. Relate to   Learn definitions of           Mini test on definitions and
                                 GPE.                                        gravitational field strength   units
                                                                             and potential with units.
                                 Define V in terms of W, m.

                                 Questions AQA A2 Physics A textbook
                                 page 58

Newton’s law,             6      Animation to investigate the relationship   IOP sheet – homework           Regular past exam
gravitational field              between force and mass/separation           (Newton’s gravitational law)   questions
strength and potential           (activity sheet and animation at
                                 http://www.physicsclassroom.com/shwa        Reading and questions from
                                 ve/gravitn.cfm )                            the PhysicsClassroom
                                                                             http://www.physicsclassroo
                                 Meaning of Newton’s law, terms and          m.com/Class/circles/u6l3c.cf
                                 significance. Example calculations and      m
                                 student practice (AQA A2 Physics A
                                 textbook page 61)                           Questions – IOP
                                                                             “gravitational field between
                                 Analysis of Apollo 11 data to show the      the Earth and the Moon”
                                 variation of V and g with distance from
                                 Earth, dataset linked from PhysicsWeb
                                 (http://intranet/physicsweb/Module%204
                                 /Gravitational%20and%20Electric%20Fi
                                 elds/Grav%20and%20Electric%20Fields
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                                             A2 Unit 4

         Time             Activities/Resources                   Independent Learning                 Assessment

                .htm)

                Quantitative and graphical look at field V
                and g for radial fields.  g as the
                negative potential gradient.

                Questions, AQA A2 Physics A textbook
                page 65


Orbits   2      Cannonball applet                             Changing orbits worksheet       Regular past exam
                (http://galileoandeinstein.physics.virginia                                   questions
                .edu/more_stuff/flashlets/NewtMtn/Newt        Animation to put satellite in
                Mtn.html )                                    orbit (Physicsweb               End of topic test on
                                                              http://lectureonline.cl.msu.e   Gravitation.
                Kepler’s Laws animations                      du/~mmp/kap7/orbiter/orbit.
                (http://www.ioncmaste.ca/homepage/res         htm )                           Online quiz - Covers all
                ources/web_resources/CSA_Astro9/files                                         gravitation and good
                /multimedia/unit4/keplers_laws/keplers_l      View and read about             preparation for mpc section
                aws.swf )                                     different type of satellite     with useful feedback
                                                              orbits                          http://h2physics.org/?cat=6
                Linking of equations for circular motion      (http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/    4
                and gravitation –questions AQA A2             en/kids/goes/goes_poes_or
                Physics A textbook page 67                    bits.shtml)
                Calculate your weight on different
                Planets
                                                   Northallerton College Physics dept
                                                                    A2 Unit 4

                              Time              Activities/Resources               Independent Learning                 Assessment

Electric field patterns and   2      Charging rods – recap like charges /                                        F/A of prior knowledge
filed strength                       unlike charge observations                                                  using introductory task –
                                                                                                                 links to GCSE
                                     Current as a flow of charge – shuttling
                                     ball demonstration

                                     Idea of transfer of charge demonstrated
                                     with coulomb meter, EH, spoon.

                                     Charge questions AQA A2 Physics A
                                     textbook page 75
                                     weight on
Introduction to charge        2                                                 View and investigate             F/A of prior knowledge
and electric fields                  Electric field demonstration with castor   different filed patterns using   using introductory task –
                                     oil, semolina, EHT.                        http://www.falstad.com/vect      links to GCSE
                                                                                or3de/ (shows point charge
                                     Definition of electric field strength      motion, field lines , vectors    Regular past exam
                                                                                or equipotentials).              questions
                                     Drawing of field patterns, review with
                                     either of Physicsweb animation links       Investigate the force on a
                                     (http://intranet/physicsweb/Module%204     charged particle at different
                                     /Gravitational%20and%20Electric%20Fi       points in an electric field
                                     elds/Grav%20and%20Electric%20Fields        using
                                     .htm)                                      http://qbx6.ltu.edu/s_schnei
                                                                                der/physlets/main/efield.sht
                                     Uniform fields – work done equation,       ml
                                     E=V/d
                                             Northallerton College Physics dept
                                                              A2 Unit 4

                         Time             Activities/Resources               Independent Learning                Assessment

                                Questions AQA A2 Physics A textbook
                                page 79
                                Calculate your weight on
Coulomb’s Law                   Meaning of terms in and interpretation    Check understanding with       Regular past exam
                                of Coulomb’s Law.                         questions from                 questions
                                                                          http://www.physicsclassroo
                                Questions AQA A2 Physics A textbook       m.com/class/estatics/u8l3b.
                                page 85                                   cfm

                                IOP questions – Coulomb’s Law
                                Calculate
Radial Fields – Field    1      Equation for E in a radial field from     Learn definitions of field     True / False powerpoint to
Strength and Potential          Coulomb’s Law                             strength and potential         review Electric Fields so
                                                                                                         far.
                                Definition of electric potential, flame   Homework questions - IOP
                                probe to investigate potential near a     Non-uniform electric fields.
                                charged sphere and equation for V in a
                                radial field.

                                Questions AQA A2 Physics A textbook
                                page 88


Uniform Fields – Field   1      Flame probe investigation of V – d in a   Homework questions             Mini test on definitions of
Strength and Potential          uniform field. Graphical representation                                  field strength and potential.
                                of this.
                                               Northallerton College Physics dept
                                                               A2 Unit 4

                           Time             Activities/Resources                Independent Learning                Assessment

                                  Motion of charged particles in electric
                                  fields - analysis and problem solving.

                                  Questions AQA A2 Physics A textbook
                                  page 82.

Comparison of electric            Filed comparison worksheet.                Use of Physicsweb links to     Online quiz
and gravitational fields                                                     Scool and Thinkquest           http://h2physics.org/?cat=5
                                  Miniwhiteboard comparison of graphs.       (http://intranet/physicsweb/   9 – good preparation for
                                                                             Module%204/Gravitational%      multiple choice section with
                                  Multiple choice questions                  20and%20Electric%20Field       helpful feedback.
                                                                             s/Grav%20and%20Electric
                                                                             %20Fields.htm)                 End of topic test

3.4.4                      1      Investigating capacitors practical – how   Practical is designed to be    Quiz – linked from
Introduction to                   a capacitor stores charge, qualitative     carried out with minimal       Physicsweb
capacitance                       introduction to charging and               teacher intervention.          http://schools.matter.org.uk/
                                  discharging.                                                              Content/Capacitors/storing.
                                                                             Physicsweb animation of        html
                                  Super capacitors demonstration             charging and discharging a
                                                                             capacitor – see
                                  PowerPoint presentations                   http://intranet/physicsweb/M
                                                                             odule%204/Capacitance/ca
                                                                             pacitance.htm

                                                                             Charge, current question
                                                                             sheet homework
                                         Northallerton College Physics dept
                                                          A2 Unit 4

                     Time             Activities/Resources                 Independent Learning                 Assessment

Capacitance          1      Practical to investigate the relationship   Charging capacitors             Regular past exam
                            between Q and V for a capacitor,            homework questions.             questions
                            analysis of results and definition of
                            capacitance.                                                                Review of homework
                                                                                                        questions
                            PowerPoint presentations

                            AQA A2 Physics A textbook questions
                            page 95.

Energy stored by a   1      Use of capacitor to lift a weight via       Use of MATTER project           Regular past exam
capacitor                   motor – introduce energy stored.            notes with questions –          questions
                                                                        linked from Physicsweb
                            Derivation of E = ½ QV using graph          http://schools.matter.org.uk/   Review of homework
                            from last lesson.                           Content/Capacitors/Default.     questions
                                                                        htm
                            PowerPoint presentation
                                                                        Energy stored homework
                            AQA A2 Physics A textbook questions         questions.
                            page 97.
                                                                        S-‘Cool’ notes

Charging and         4      Student practical – slow charge /           Capacitance revision            Terms and units bingo
discharging                 discharge of a capacitor with graphs        questions homework sheet.
                            and analysis (T1/2 )                                                        Regular past exam
                                                                                                        questions
                            Capacitor Discharge model Excel             Interactive webpage
                            spreadsheet on Physicsweb                   Charging a Capacitor on         End of topic test -
                                     Northallerton College Physics dept
                                                    A2 Unit 4

                  Time            Activities/Resources               Independent Learning           Assessment

                         http://intranet/physicsweb/Module%204/    Physicsweb – change R and capacitance
                         Capacitance/capacitance.htm               C – plot graph
                                                                   http://lectureonline.cl.msu.e
                         Use of datalogger and voltage sensor to   du/~mmp/kap23/RC/app.ht
                         plot discharge curves for a capacitor,    m
                         curve fitting and comparison to
                         parameters of RC , 1/RC

                         Theory of capacitance discharge
                         equations, worked examples and
                         student questions (ZigZag p 9, AQA A2
                         Physics A textbook questions page
                         101).


                         Graph matching exercise



3.4.5                    PowerPoint presentations                  Homework questions
Magnetic Fields
Flux density             Demonstrations

                         Practical F=BIL
                                         Northallerton College Physics dept
                                                        A2 Unit 4

                      Time            Activities/Resources             Independent Learning              Assessment

Moving charges in a          Demonstrations                         Applets on Right hand grip
magnetic field                                                      rule and motion of charged
                                                                    particles on Physicsweb

Flux Linkage and             Demonstrations                                                      Regular past exam questions
Electromagnetic
induction


Transformers          2      Powerpoint Presentations               Homework problems

				
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