Physics

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The AS units are: Physics in Action - studying image creation and processing, sensing and sensors, modern signalling and designer materials.1 hour examination (30%/15%).Understanding Processes, Experimentation and Data Handling - waves and quantum behaviour, space, time and motion. Experimental methods and data analysis techniques.1¾ hour examination (50%/25%).Physics in Practice (Coursework) - 2 internally assessed short pieces; 1) Research and presentation on a material of your choice. 2) Carry out a practical of your choice and analyse the results thoroughly. (20%/10%). The A2 units are: Rise and Fall of the Clockwork Universe - computer modelling, mechanics, astronomy, gravitation, very hot and cold matter.75 minute examination (15%).Field and Particle Pictures - electromagnetic machines, force fields, fundamental particles, radiation and risk. 2 hour examination (25%).Researching Physics (Coursework) Two extended pieces (10%). 1) A practical investigation on a physics subject of your choice. 2) A written research report on a physics topic of your choice.

Course information

Name: Physics Qualification title: Physics Qualification type: GCE A/AS Level or equivalent Assessment Awarding - Created 20161025 14:59:18 Updated 20161025 14:59:18

Entry requirements

None

Provider

LORD WILLIAMS'S SCHOOL
01844 210510

Address

Oxford Road Town: Thame

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