This subject looks at the idea of issue and vitality which will ponder strengths, attraction, sound, warmth and light, mechanics, waves, power, the structure of molecules and the issue and powers in the physical universe.


Modules present in the syllabus are:

The transfer of energy by heating processes and the factors that affect the rate at which that energy is transferred
Energy and efficiency
The usefulness of electrical appliances
Methods we use to generate electricity
The use of waves for communication and to provide evidence that the universe is expanding
Forces and their effects
The kinetic energy of objects speeding up or slowing down
Currents in electrical circuits
Using mains electricity safely and the power of electrical appliances
What happens when radioactive substances decay, and the uses and dangers of their emissions
Nuclear fission and nuclear fusion
Medical applications of physics
Using physics to make things work