# Physics Paper 1 Required Practicals

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- Physics Paper 1 Required Practicals
- Specific Heat Capacity
- set up joulemeter to power unit and into the heater too
- measure starting temp + mass of metal block on water on a balance
- turn on joulemeter and heater + measure energy transferred on joulemeter
- measure temperature reached + use equation to calculate the specific heat capacity
- repeat and take an average

- measure temperature reached + use equation to calculate the specific heat capacity

- turn on joulemeter and heater + measure energy transferred on joulemeter

- measure starting temp + mass of metal block on water on a balance

- set up joulemeter to power unit and into the heater too
- Resistance
- set up ammeter in series
- set up voltmeter in parallel with the wire to be tested
- use crocodile clips to attach the wire to be tested into a series circuit
- measure the current + voltage for 10cm, increase length to 20cm
- repeat increasing the length each time + record results in a table
- calculate resistance and take an average

- repeat increasing the length each time + record results in a table

- measure the current + voltage for 10cm, increase length to 20cm

- use crocodile clips to attach the wire to be tested into a series circuit

- set up voltmeter in parallel with the wire to be tested

- set up ammeter in series
- Resistors in series
- set up series circuits
- measure current + PD across resistor
- calculate resistance using equation
- add another resistor in series + measure current from each
- calculate resistance from each resistor + add them together

- add another resistor in series + measure current from each

- calculate resistance using equation

- measure current + PD across resistor

- set up series circuits
- Resistors in parallel
- set up series circuit
- measure current + PD across resistor
- calculate resistance using equation
- add another resistor in parallel + measure the current + voltage next to each resistor
- calculate resistance for each resistor
- measure voltage across cell + current next to cell, calculate resistance of whole circuit

- calculate resistance for each resistor

- add another resistor in parallel + measure the current + voltage next to each resistor

- calculate resistance using equation

- measure current + PD across resistor

- set up series circuit
- Electrical components VI Graphs
- set up circuit
- set up ammeter in series + voltmeter in parallel to component
- set variable resistor on it's minimum resistance + measure current + voltage
- increase the variable resistor + measure current + voltage
- record results in table, repeat, take an average
- draw VI graph

- record results in table, repeat, take an average

- increase the variable resistor + measure current + voltage

- set variable resistor on it's minimum resistance + measure current + voltage

- set up ammeter in series + voltmeter in parallel to component

- set up circuit
- Calculating Density
- measure mass of object
- measure length of all sides + multiply to find volume
- Calculate density using equation
- measure mass + fill displacement can with water
- place measuring cylinder under spout
- attach string to object and put in can, measure the water displaced
- this is the volume of the object calculate density using equation

- attach string to object and put in can, measure the water displaced

- place measuring cylinder under spout

- measure mass + fill displacement can with water

- Calculate density using equation

- measure length of all sides + multiply to find volume

- measure mass of object
- Force and extension of a spring
- set up a spring hanging over a clamp stand, with weights on holder hanging below + ruler
- measure original length of spring
- add a weight + measure extension
- repeat increasing weight each time + record weight added/extension
- repeat and take an average
- draw a graph and line of best fit, use line of best fit to give extension

- repeat and take an average

- repeat increasing weight each time + record weight added/extension

- add a weight + measure extension

- measure original length of spring

- set up a spring hanging over a clamp stand, with weights on holder hanging below + ruler

- Specific Heat Capacity

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