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**Up Learn A Level Physics**

**Up Learn A Level Physics**The **Up Learn Physics** course contains everything you need to learn and achieve top grades in A Level Physics.

**Exam Boards:** AQA, OCR

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WHAT YOU GET

**Every course** includes

**Interactive Video Lessons**

Video content that keeps you engaged and regular activities that keep you from losing focus

**Detailed Quizzes**

800+ questions designed to test your understanding, with a mix of exam-style mark schemes and full written answers that address common misconceptions

**Exclusive Practice Papers**

**Exclusive Practice Papers**

Reviewed by real examiners exclusively for Up Learn in order to give you additional confidence when preparing for exams

**Progress Tracker to A***

Bespoke assessment and practice questions to chart your grade gains as you progress

## Our exam boards

### Core Content

2. Limitation of physical measurements

3. Estimation of physical quantities

^{Particles}1. Constituents of the atom

2. Stable and unstable nuclei

3. Particles, antiparticles and photons

4. Particle interactions

5. Classification of particles

6. Quarks and antiquarks

7. Applications of conservation laws

^{Electromagnetic Radiation and Quantum Phenomena}1. The photoelectric effect

2. Collisions of electrons with atoms

3. Energy levels and photon emission

4. Wave-particle duality

^{Progressive and Stationary Waves}1. Progressive waves

2. Longitudinal and transverse waves

3. Principle of superposition of waves and formation of stationary waves

^{Refraction, Diffraction and Interference}1. Interference

2. Diffraction

3. Refraction at a plane surface

^{Force, Energy and Momentum}1. Scalars and vectors

2. Moments

3. Motion along a straight line

4. Projectile motion

5. Newton’s laws of motion

6. Momentum

7. Work, energy and power

8. Conservation of energy

^{Materials}1. Bulk properties of solids

2. The Young modulus

^{Current electricity}

1. Basics of electricity

2. Current–voltage characteristics

3. Resistivity

4. Circuits

5. Potential divider

6. Electromotive force and internal resistance

^{Periodic motion}1. Circular motion

2. Simple harmonic motion (SHM)

3. Simple harmonic systems

4. Forced vibrations and resonance

^{Thermal physics}1. Thermal energy transfer

2. Ideal gases

3. Molecular kinetic theory model

^{Fields}1. Introduction to fields

^{Gravitational fields}1. Newton’s law

2. Gravitational field strength

3. Gravitational potential

4. Orbits of planets and satellites

^{Electrical fields}1. Coulomb’s law

2. Electrical field strength

3. Electric potential

^{Capacitance}1. Capacitance

2. Parallel plate capacitor

3. Energy stored by a capacitor

4. Capacitor charge and discharge

^{Magnetic fields}1. Magnetic flux density

2. Moving charges in a magnetic field

3. Magnetic flux and flux linkage

4. Electromagnetic induction

5. Alternating currents

6. The operation of a transformer

^{Radioactivity}1. Rutherford scattering

2. α, β and γ radiation

3. Radioactive decay

4. Nuclear instability

5. Nuclear radius

6. Mass and energy

7. Induced fission

8. Safety aspects

### Options

^{Telescopes}1. Astronomical telescope consisting of two converging lenses

2. Reflecting telescopes

3. Single dish radio telescopes, I-R, U-V and X-ray telescopes

4. Advantages of large diameter telescopes

^{Classification of stars}1. Classification by luminosity

2. Absolute magnitude, M

3. Classification by temperature, black-body radiation

4. Principles of the use of stellar spectral classes

5. The Hertzsprung-Russell (HR) diagram

6. Supernovae, neutron stars and black holes

^{Cosmology}1. Doppler effect

2. Hubble’s law

3. Quasars

4. Detection of exoplanets

### Core Content

^{Practical skills assessed in a written examination}1. Planning

2. Implementing

3. Analysis

4. Evaluation

^{Practical skills assessed in the practical endorsement}1. Practical skills

2. Use of apparatus and techniques

^{Physical quantities and units}1. Physical quantities

2. S.I. units

^{Making measurements and analysing data}1. Measurements and uncertainties

^{Nature of quantities}1. Scalars and vectors

^{Motion}1. Kinematics

2. Linear motion

3. Projectile motion

^{Forces in action}1. Dynamics

2. Motion with non-uniform acceleration

3. Equilibrium

4. Density and pressure

^{Work, energy and power}1. Work and conservation of energy

2. Kinetic and potential energies

3. Power

^{Materials}1. Springs

2. Mechanical properties of matter

^{Newton’s laws of motion and momentum}1. Newton’s laws of motion

2. Collisions

^{Charge and current}1. Charge

2. Mean drift velocity

^{Energy, power and resistance}1. Circuit symbols

2. Electromotive force (e.m.f.) and potential difference (p.d.)

3. Resistance

4. Resistivity

5. Power

^{Electrical circuits}1. Series and parallel circuits

2. Internal resistance

3. Potential dividers

^{Waves}1. Wave motion

2. Electromagnetic waves

3. Superposition

4. Stationary waves

^{Quantum physics}1. Photons

2. The photoelectric effect

3. Wave-particle duality

^{Thermal physics}1. Temperature

2. Solid, liquid and gas

3. Thermal properties of materials

4. Ideal gases

^{Circular motion}1. Kinematics of circular motion

2. Centripetal force

^{Oscillations}1. Simple harmonic oscillations

2. Energy of a simple harmonic oscillator

3. Damping

**1. Point and spherical masses**

^{Gravitational fields}2. Newton’s law of gravitation

3. Planetary motion

4. Gravitational potential and energy

**1. Stars**

^{Astrophysics and cosmology}2. Electromagnetic radiation from stars

3. Cosmology

^{Capacitors}1. Capacitors

2. Energy

3. Charging and discharging capacitors

**1. Point and spherical charges**

^{Electric fields}2. Coulomb’s law

3. Uniform electric field

4. Electric potential and energy

^{Electromagnetism}1. Magnetic fields

2. Motion of charged particles

3. Electromagnetic Induction

**1. The nuclear atom**

^{Nuclear and particle physics}2. Fundamental particles

3. Radioactivity

4. Nuclear fission and fusion

**1. Using X-rays**

^{Medical imaging}2. Diagnostic methods in medicine

3. Using ultrasound

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