GCSE Practicals

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Energy Transfers

Specific heat capacity

An investigation to determine the specific heat capacity of one or more materials.

Resistance

Electricity

Resistance

Use circuit diagrams to set up and check appropriate circuits to investigate the factors that affect the resistance of an electrical circuit.

I-V characteristics

Electricity

I-V characteristics

Investigate the I−V characteristics of a variety of circuit elements including a filament lamp, a resistor and a diode at constant temperature.

Density

Solids,Liquids and Gases

Density

Record the measurements needed to determine the densities of regular and irregular solid objects and liquids.

Force and extension

Forces and Motion

Force and extension

Investigate the relationship between force and extension of a spring.

Acceleration

Forces and Motion

Acceleration

Investigate the effect of varying the force on the acceleration of an object of constant mass/the effect of varying the mass of an object on the acceleration produced by a constant force.

Wave

Waves

Waves

Make observations to identify the suitability of apparatus to measure the frequency, wavelength and speed of waves in a ripple tank

Light

Optics

Light

Investigate the reflection of light by different types of surface and the refraction of light by different substances.