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Edexcel core science Physics P1b

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Topic 11 -- Now You See it, Now You Don't

There are many different types of waves and these have many uses.
For example, in the natural world, light waves enable us to see
objects; sound waves…

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Do the night vision goggles you see in the movies and on TV really
work?
Why does your skin burn quicker in the midday Sun? Your skin
exposed more to ultraviolet rays from the sun in midday this is
because it can damage your skin.
Why is music often saved…

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mutation
transverse
Ultraviolet
fluorescent
optical
fibres
ultrasound Fetus

You should be able to:
evaluate the evidence that microwave radiation from mobile
phones or
masts may pose health risks, and discuss how this has been
reported in the media
explain the characteristics of ultraviolet light in terms of
amplitude,
frequency, energy…

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discuss the benefits and drawbacks to society of a
technology that is based on the properties of waves
describe the advantages of sending information in the form of a
digital signal compared with an analogue signal
describe how the production of digital signals has created a
range of music technologies,…

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Topic 12 -- Space and its Mysteries
Scientists have made it possible for people to land on the Moon and
have launched missions to explore Mars and other planets and
moons. It may not be long before people are able to take holidays in
space, perhaps on the Moon! This…

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The formation and evolution of the Universe and its stars.
Requirements for travelling in space and taking a holiday on
different planets.

Glossary

acceleration
extraterrestrial
oscillating
theory
stellar
galaxy
planet
Sun
asteroid
gravitational
field
radiation
temperature
atmosphere
gravity
Universe
Big Bang
interplanetary
red shift
weight
black hole
mass
SETI
weightlessness…

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You should be able to:
describe conditions in interplanetary space in terms of
atmosphere, temperature and weightlessness
explain how these conditions can be partly allowed for in
spacecraft, including supply of air, heating/cooling, artificial
gravity, exercise machines, etc
explain the difference between mass and weight
use the equation: weight =…

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