Physics

                                                 Physics

During the Michaelmas and Lent terms of year 9 we studied the first two topics of the Edexcel 9-1 GCSE physics specification: CP1 Motion, and CP2 Forces and Motion. This covers the following topics:

Vector and scalar quantities
Distance/time graphs
Acceleration equations
Velocity time graphs
Resultant forces
Newton's first law
Newton's second law
Mass and weight
Newton's third law
Momentum - collisions and equations
Vehicle stopping distances
Braking distances and energy
Vehicle crash hazards