P7 (Physics) IDEAS IN CONTEXT, May 2012, GCSE

This is information that I expect will come up and we will need for the Ideas and Context in Physics P7May 2012. I cannot guarantee that I have included all the information needed, or that the information listed below will be needed, but it will help with your general knowledge anyway. Good luck!

I haven't had a chance to proof read it, but I hope it makes sense! Keep a look out incase I choose to update it- I might not, but I'll mention below if I have.

 

 

Credit to CGP revision guide and BBC Bitesize for some of the information

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P7 Ideas In Context May 2012

This is information that I expect will come up and we will need for the Ideas and Context in
Physics P7May 2012. I cannot guarantee that I have included all the information needed,…

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You won't always get the same result when you take lots of measurements of
something:
o This could be because you are measuring independent things, such as the
size of people's feet
o However, it could be because the…

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If they land in an ocean, huge tsunamis can be caused, and once these reach land, they can
cause huge fires, and also hurl lots of hot rocks as well as dust into the air
As mentioned in the…

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Examples of probability:

What's the probability of a 2500m in diameter asteroid colliding with Earth this year?




The answer is 1/(0.6x1000000)=1/600,000= 0.00017% chance

An asteroid collided with Earth last year, with a diameter of 2500m. What's the chance of…

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