AQA GCSE Physics

Edited By Graham Hill
June 2007
Distributed By Trans-Atlantic Publications
Hodder Murray
ISBN: 9780340928035
Ages 14-16
232 pages, Illustrated, 8 3/8 x 10 7/8"
$47.50 Paper Original

The AQA GCSE Physics Student’s Book provides complete coverage of the knowledge and ideas for GCSE Physics for AQA, with a strong emphasis throughout on understanding how science works.

The examples and activities focus on everyday contexts and real-life applications that will motivate and engage students. Questions for homework and exam practice allow students to apply their knowledge and to progress their skills in areas such as enquiry and data handling. The activities help students prepare for practical and investigative skills assignments.

The Physics, Chemistry and Biology Student’s Books together provide complete coverage of the separate science courses. Written by experienced writers and a senior examiner these resources make sense of complex ideas and issues with full and clear explanations.

  How is heat transferred and what is meant by energy efficiency?
  How do we generate electricity?
  What are the properties, uses and hazards of electromagnetic waves and radioactive substances?
  What are the origins of the Universe and how is it changing?
  How can we describe and change the way things move?
  What is static electricity and how is it used?
  What affects the current in an electric circuit?
  What happens during radioactive decay, nuclear fission and nuclear fusion?
  When does a force cause rotation?
  What do mirrors and lenses do to light
  Comparing sound and ultrasound
  How do motors, generators and transformers work?
  How do motors, generators and transformers work?

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