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  • 1. Specification September 2007GCE PhysicsEdexcel Advanced Subsidiary GCE in Physics (8PH01)First examination 2009Edexcel Advanced GCE in Physics (9PH01)First examination 2010
  • 2. Edexcel GCE in Physics e-SpecYour free e-SpecEverything you needEasy-to-use
  • 3. Edexcel GCE in Physics — Foreword How Science Works
  • 4. About this specification Key features of the specification Why choose this specification? Supporting you Specification updatesEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Introduction 1
  • 5. ContentsA Specification at a glance 4B Specification overview 7 Summary of assessment requirements 7 Assessment objectives and weightings 8 Relationship of assessment objectives to units 9 Qualification summary 9C Physics unit content 11 Course structure 12 Administration of internal assessment 12 Concept approach Unit 1 Physics on the go 17 Unit 2 Physics at Work 23 Unit 3 Exploring Physics 33 Unit 4 Physics on the Move 41 Unit 5 Physics from Creation to Collapse 49 Unit 6 Experimental Physics 57 Context approach based on the Salters Horners Advanced Physics project Unit 1 Physics on the go 65 Unit 2 Physics at Work 73 Unit 3 Exploring Physics 83 Unit 4 Physics on the Move 91 Unit 5 Physics from Creation to Collapse 101 Unit 6 Experimental Physics 1092 Contents © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 6. Contents D Assessment and additional information 117 Assessment information 117 Additional information 120 E Resources, support and training 123 Resources to support the specification 123 Edexcel’s own published resources 123 Edexcel publications 124 Additional resources endorsed by Edexcel 124 Support from the University of York 125 Support 126 Training 127 F Appendices 129 Appendix 1 Performance descriptions 131 Appendix 2 Key skills mapping 137 Appendix 3 Key skills development 139 Appendix 4 Wider curriculum 161 Appendix 5 Codes 163 Appendix 6 How Science Works 165 Appendix 7 Data 167 Appendix 8 Formulae 169 Appendix 9 Glossary 173 Appendix 10 Further resources and support 175 Appendix 11 Disability Discrimination Act 177Edexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Contents 3
  • 7. A Specification at a glanceAS Unit 1: Physics on the go *Unit code 6PH01 40% 20% of of the the total total AS GCE marks marks Content summary AssessmentAS Unit 2: Physics at Work *Unit code 6PH02 40% 20% of of the the total total AS GCE marks marks Content summary Assessment4 Section A © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 8. Specification at a glance A AS Unit 3: Exploring Physics *Unit code 6PH03 20% 10% of of the the total total AS GCE marks marks Content summary or Assessment or A2 Unit 4: Physics on the Move *Unit code 6PH04 40% 20% of of the the total total A2 GCE marks marks Content summary AssessmentEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section A 5
  • 9. A Specification at a glanceA2 Unit 5: Physics from Creation to Collapse *Unit code 6PH05 40% 20% of of the the total total A2 GCE marks marks Content summary AssessmentA2 Unit 6: Experimental Physics *Unit code 6PH06 20% 10% of of the the total total A2 GCE marks marks Content summary Assessment6 Section A © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 10. B Specification overview Summary of assessment requirements Unit number and unit title Level Assessment information Number of marks allocated in the unit AS Appendix 8 Formulae AS Appendix 8 Formulae AS or Appendix 8 FormulaeEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section B 7
  • 11. B Specification overviewUnit number and unit title Level Assessment information Number of marks allocated in the unit Appendix 8 FormulaeInformation for ONLY tointernationalcentres This option is not Assessment objectives and weightings % in % in AS % in A2 GCE HowA01 Science Works’A02 How Science Works’A03 How Science Works’ TOTAL8 Section B © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 12. Specification overview B Relationship of assessment objectives to units Unit number Assessment objective AO1 AO2 AO3 Total for AO1, AO2 and AO3 Total for 35% 45% 20% 100% Advanced GCE Qualification summary Subject Criteria How Science WorksEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section B 9
  • 13. B Specification overviewAimsAS/A2 knowledgeand understandingAS/A2 skills10 Section B © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 14. C Physics unit content Concept-led approach Unit 1 Physics on the go 17 Unit 2 Physics at Work 23 Unit 3 Exploring Physics 33 Unit 4 Physics on the Move 41 Unit 5 Physics from Creation to Collapse 49 Unit 6 Experimental Physics 57 Context-led approach based on the Salters Horners Advanced Physics project Unit 1 Physics on the go 65 Unit 2 Physics at Work 73 Unit 3 Exploring Physics 83 Unit 4 Physics on the Move 91 Unit 5 Physics from Creation to Collapse 101 Unit 6 Experimental Physics 109Edexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 11
  • 15. C Physics unit content Course structure Administration of internal assessmentInternalstandardisationAuthentication12 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 16. Physics unit content C Further information Edexcel AS and GCE in Physics: Instructions and administrative documentation for internally assessed unitsEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 13
  • 17. C Physics unit content14 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 18. Physics unit content C CONCEPT-LED APPROACH taught using the concept-led approachEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 15
  • 19. C Physics unit content16 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 20. Unit 1 Physics on unit go AS compulsory the Externally assessed1.1 Introduction Concept approach Context approach How Science How Science Works Works Appendix 6 How Science Works in Appendix 6Edexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 17
  • 21. Unit 1 Physics on the go 1.2 Assessment information Examination paper Calculator Formulae sheet Appendix 8 FormulaeConcept approach 18 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 22. Physics on the go Unit 11.3 Mechanics Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experiments v = u + at s = ut + ½at v =u as Concept approachEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 19
  • 23. Unit 1 Physics on the go Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experiments of centre of gravity F = ma m is a g = F/m W = mgConcept approach Ek = ½ mv for the Egrav = mg h for the W=F s 20 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 24. Physics on the go Unit 11.4 Materials Concept approach Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experiments density, , streamline , terminal velocity, turbulent , upthrust viscous drag F rv limit of proportionality, elastic limit yield pointEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 21
  • 25. Unit 1 Physics on the go Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experiments F = k x, tensile/compressive stress, tensile/ compressive strain, strength, breaking stress, stiffness Young Modulus brittle, ductile, hard, malleable, stiffConcept approach tough Eel in expression Eel = ½ Fx 22 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 26. Unit 2 Physics at Work AS compulsory unit Externally assessed2.1 Introduction Concept approach Context approach How Science How Science Works Works Appendix 6 How Science Works in Appendix 6Edexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 23
  • 27. Unit 2 Physics at Work 2.2 Assessment information Examination paper Calculator Formulae sheet Appendix 8 FormulaeConcept approach 24 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 28. Physics at Work Unit 22.3 Waves Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experiments amplitude, frequency, period, speed wavelength Concept approach v=f standing (stationary) waveEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 25
  • 29. Unit 2 Physics at Work Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experiments 1 2 = sin i sin r = v1 v2, plane polarised lightConcept approach 26 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 30. Physics at Work Unit 2 Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experiments Concept approachEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 27
  • 31. Unit 2 Physics at Work 2.4 DC Electricity Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experiments I= Q tConcept approach V=W Q circuits P = VI, W = VIt P = I2R P = V2/R R=V I I V I-V 28 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 32. Physics at Work Unit 2 Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experiments R= l A polythene divider sensor Concept approach I = nqvAEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 29
  • 33. Unit 2 Physics at Work 2.5 Nature of Light Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experimentsConcept approach hf = + ½ mv2max E = hf to 30 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 34. Physics at Work Unit 2 Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experiments Concept approachEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 31
  • 35. C Physics unit content32 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 36. Unit 3 Exploring Physics AS compulsory unit Internally assessed3.1 Unit description Introduction either or Case study VisitEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 33
  • 37. Unit 3 Exploring Physics PracticalConcept approach Use of ICT Draft work not not How Science how science works Works listed in Appendix 6: How science works 34 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 38. Exploring Physics Unit 33.2 Assessment information Summary of visit or case study Plan Concept approachEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 35
  • 39. Unit 3 Exploring Physics Practical results Assessing workConcept approach Coursework Guide Guidance to students Important once not 36 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 40. Exploring Physics Unit 33.3 Assessment criteriaA: Summary of case study or physics-based visit Ref Criterion Mark OR minimum of three different sources of OR provides full OR S4 all S7 Concept approach Maximum marks for this section 9B: Planning Ref Criterion Mark all other relevant Maximum marks for this section 8Edexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 37
  • 41. Unit 3 Exploring Physics C: Implementation and Measurements Ref Criterion Mark all all procedure M4 throughout M7 Maximum marks for this section 7Concept approach D: Analysis Ref Criterion Mark A4 A7 Maximum marks for this section 11 38 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 42. Exploring Physics Unit 3E: Support Ref Criterion Mark Maximum marks for this section 3F: Report Ref Criterion Mark Maximum marks for this section 2 Concept approach Total marks for this unit 40 Edexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 39
  • 43. C Physics unit content40 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 44. Unit 4 Physics on unit Move A2 compulsory the Externally assessed4.1 Introduction Concept approach Context approach How Science How Science Works Works Appendix 6 How Science Works in Appendix 6Edexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 41
  • 45. Unit 4 Physics on the Move 4.2 Assessment information Examination paper Calculator Formulae sheet Appendix 8 FormulaeConcept approach 42 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 46. Physics on the Move Unit 44.3 Further Mechanics Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experiments p = mv Concept approach Ek = p2/2m for v= r T=2 /Edexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 43
  • 47. Unit 4 Physics on the Move Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experiments m, v F = ma = mv2/r r a = v2/r a=r 2Concept approach 44 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 48. Physics on the Move Unit 44.4 Electric and Magnetic Fields Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experiments E = F/Q Concept approach F = kQ1Q2/r2 expression E = kQ/r2 E=V d C=Q V W = ½ QV W = ½ CV RCEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 45
  • 49. Unit 4 Physics on the Move Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experiments Q = Q e-t RC I = Io e-t RC density B N expression F = BIl sin effect of I l on force F = Bqv sinConcept approach =- N t 46 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 50. Physics on the Move Unit 44.5 Particle physics Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experiments Concept approach r = p BQEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 47
  • 51. Unit 4 Physics on the Move Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experiments E=c mConcept approach + , e- =h p 48 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 52. Unit 5 Physics from Creation to Collapse A2 compulsory unit Externally assessed5.1 Introduction Concept approach Context approach Concept approach How Science How Science Works Works Appendix 6 How Science Works in Appendix 6Edexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 49
  • 53. Unit 5 Physics from Creation to Collapse 5.2 Assessment information Examination paper Calculator Formulae sheet Appendix 8 FormulaeConcept approach 50 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 54. Physics from Creation to Collapse Unit 55.3 Thermal energy Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experiments E = mc ½ m<c kT Concept approach pV = NkT p T p VEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 51
  • 55. Unit 5 Physics from Creation to Collapse 5.4 Nuclear decay Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experiments presentConcept approach dN - N, t½ N = N0 e- t 52 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 56. Physics from Creation to Collapse Unit 55.5 Oscillations Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experiments F = -kx a=- x, a = - cos ,v= sin , Concept approach x = Acos T fEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 53
  • 57. Unit 5 Physics from Creation to Collapse 5.6 Astrophysics and cosmology Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experiments F = Gm m r g = -Gm rConcept approach F=L d L = T4 L = 4 r T4 max T 54 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 58. Physics from Creation to Collapse Unit 5 Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experiments / f f v c v = Ho E=c m Concept approachEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 55
  • 59. C Physics unit content56 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 60. Unit 6 Experimental Physics A2 compulsory unit Internally assessed6.1 Unit description Introduction 2 Planning component Experiment and analysis of resultsEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 57
  • 61. Unit 6 Experimental Physics Use of ICT Draft workConcept approach How science works listed in Appendix 6: How science works 6.2 Assessment information Introduction 58 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 62. Experimental Physics Unit 6 Plan Concept approach Practical workEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 59
  • 63. Unit 6 Experimental Physics Assessing work Supervision Assistance forConcept approach students Important once only reminder Neither nor 60 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 64. Experimental Physics Unit 66.3 Assessment criteriaA: Planning Ref Criterion Mark all other relevant all Concept approach Maximum marks for this section 12B: Implementation and measurements Ref Criterion Mark all all procedure M4 M7 Maximum marks for this section 8Edexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 61
  • 65. Unit 6 Experimental Physics C: Analysis Ref Criterion Mark A4 A7 precision, accuracy sensitivityConcept approach Maximum marks for this section 17 D: Support Ref Criterion Mark Maximum marks for this section 3 Total marks for this unit 40 62 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 66. Physics unit content C CONTEXT-LED APPROACH BASED ON THE SALTERS HORNERS ADVANCED PHYSICS PROJECT taught using the context-led approachEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 63
  • 67. C Physics unit content64 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 68. Unit 1 Physics on unit go AS compulsory the Externally assessed 7.1 Introduction Context approach Concept approach How Science How Science Works Works Appendix 6 How Science Works in Appendix 6Edexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 65
  • 69. Unit 1 Physics on the go 7.2 Assessment information Examination paper Calculator Formulae sheet Appendix 8 FormulaeContext approach 66 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 70. Physics on the go Unit 17.3 Higher, faster, stronger (HFS) Context approach Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experiments v = u + at s = ut + ½at v =u asEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 67
  • 71. Unit 1 Physics on the go Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experiments of centre of gravity F = ma m isContext approach a g = F/m W = mg Ek = ½ mv for the Egrav = mg h for the 68 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 72. Physics on the go Unit 1 Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experiments W=F s Context approachEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 69
  • 73. Unit 1 Physics on the go 7.4 Good enough to eat (EAT) Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experiments density, , streamline , terminal velocity, turbulent , upthrustContext approach viscous drag F rv brittle, ductile, hard, malleable, stiff tough 70 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 74. Physics on the go Unit 17.5 Spare part surgery (SUR) Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experiments Context approach limit of proportionality, elastic limit yield point F = k x, tensile/compressive stress, tensile/ compressive strain, strength, breaking stress, stiffness Young Modulus Eel in expression Eel = ½ FxEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 71
  • 75. C Physics unit content72 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 76. Unit 2 Physics at Work AS compulsory unit Externally assessed8.1 Introduction Context approach Concept approach How Science How Science Works Works Appendix 6 How Science Works in Appendix 6Edexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 73
  • 77. Unit 2 Physics at Work 8.2 Assessment information Examination paper 1 hour 20 Calculator Formulae sheet Appendix 8 FormulaeContext approach 74 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 78. Physics at Work Unit 28.3 The Sound of Music (MUS) Context approach Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experiments amplitude, frequency, period, speed wavelength v=fEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 75
  • 79. Unit 2 Physics at Work Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experiments standing stationary) wave 1 2 = sin i sin r = v1 v2,Context approach plane polarised light 76 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 80. Physics at Work Unit 28.4 Technology in Space (SPC) Context approach Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experiments E = hf toEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 77
  • 81. Unit 2 Physics at Work Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experiments hf = + ½ mv2maxContext approach I= Q t V=W Q circuits P = VI, W = VIt P=IR P= V R R=V I I V 78 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 82. Physics at Work Unit 2 Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experiments I-V Context approach sensor I = nqvAEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 79
  • 83. Unit 2 Physics at Work Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experimentsContext approach 80 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 84. Physics at Work Unit 28.5 Digging up the Past (DIG) Context approach Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experiments R= l A polythene dividerEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 81
  • 85. Unit 2 Physics at Work Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experimentsContext approach 82 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 86. Unit 3 Exploring Physics AS compulsory unit Internally assessed9.1 Unit description Introduction either or Case study VisitEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 83
  • 87. Unit 3 Exploring Physics PracticalContext approach Use of ICT Draft work How Science how science works Works listed in Appendix 6: How science works 84 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 88. Exploring Physics Unit 39.2 Assessment information Summary of visit or case study Plan Context approachEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 85
  • 89. Unit 3 Exploring Physics Practical results Assessing workContext approach Coursework Guide Guidance to students Important once not 86 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 90. Exploring Physics Unit 39.3 Assessment criteriaA: Summary of case study or physics-based visit Ref Criterion Mark OR minimum of three different sources OR provides full OR S4 all S7 Context approach Maximum marks for this section 9B: Planning Ref Criterion Mark all other relevant Maximum marks for this section 8Edexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 87
  • 91. Unit 3 Exploring Physics C: Implementation and measurements Ref Criterion Mark all all procedure M4 throughout M7 Maximum marks for this section 7 D: AnalysisContext approach Ref Criterion Mark A4 A7 Maximum marks for this section 11 88 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 92. Exploring Physics Unit 3E: Support Ref Criterion Mark Maximum marks for this section 3F: Report Ref Criterion Mark Maximum marks for this section 2 Context approach Total marks for this unit 40Edexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 89
  • 93. C Physics unit content90 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 94. Unit 4 Physics on unit Move A2 compulsory the Externally assessed10.1 Introduction Context approach Concept approach How Science How Science Works Works Appendix 6 How Science Works in Appendix 6Edexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 91
  • 95. Unit 4 Physics on the Move 10.2 Assessment information Examination paper Calculator Formulae sheet Appendix 8 FormulaeContext approach 92 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 96. Physics on the Move Unit 410.3 Transport on Track (TRA) Context approach Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experiments p = mv C=Q VEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 93
  • 97. Unit 4 Physics on the Move Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experiments RC Q = Q e-t RC I = Io e-t RC density B expression F = BIl sin effect of I l on forceContext approach = d N t 94 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 98. Physics on the Move Unit 410.4 The Medium is the Message (MDM) Context approach Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experiments E = F/Q E=V d C=Q VEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 95
  • 99. Unit 4 Physics on the Move Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experiments W = ½ QV W = ½ CV density B F = Bqv sinContext approach 96 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 100. Physics on the Move Unit 410.5 Probing the Heart of Matter (PRO) Probing the Heart of Matter (PRO) Context approach Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experiments Ek = p2/2m v= r T=2 /Edexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 97
  • 101. Unit 4 Physics on the Move Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experiments m, v F = ma = mv2/r r a = v2/r a=r 2 F = kQ1Q2/r2 expression E = kQ/r2Context approach r = p BQ E=c m 98 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 102. Physics on the Move Unit 4 Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experiments + , e- Context approach =h pEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 99
  • 103. C Physics unit content100 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 104. Unit 5 Physics from Creation to Collapse A2 compulsory unit Externally assessed11.1 Introduction Context approach Concept approach How Science How Science Works Works Appendix 6 How Science Works in Appendix 6Edexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 101
  • 105. Unit 5 Physics from Creation to Collapse 11.2 Assessment information Examination paper Calculator Formulae sheet Appendix 8 FormulaeContext approach102 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 106. Physics from Creation to Collapse Unit 511.3 Reach for the Stars (STA) Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experiments Context approach E = mcEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 103
  • 107. Unit 5 Physics from Creation to Collapse Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experiments ½ m<c kT p T presentContext approach dN t = - N, t½ N = N0 e- t E=c m104 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 108. Physics from Creation to Collapse Unit 5 Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experiments F = Gm m r g = -Gm r Context approach F=L d L = T4 L = 4 r T4 max TEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 105
  • 109. Unit 5 Physics from Creation to Collapse Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experiments / f f v c v = HoContext approach106 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 110. Physics from Creation to Collapse Unit 511.4 Build or Bust? (BLD) Context approach Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experiments F = -kx a = - x, a = - cos ,v= sin , x = Acos T fEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 107
  • 111. Unit 5 Physics from Creation to Collapse Students will be assessed on their ability to: Suggested experimentsContext approach108 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 112. Unit 6 Experimental Physics A2 compulsory unit Internally assessed12.1 Unit description Introduction 2 Planning component Experiment and analysis of resultsEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 109
  • 113. Unit 6 Experimental Physics Use of ICT Draft work How ScienceContext approach Works listed in Appendix 6: How science works 12.2 Assessment information Introduction110 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 114. Experimental Physics Unit 6 Plan Context approach Practical workEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 111
  • 115. Unit 6 Experimental Physics Assessing work Supervision Assistance for studentsContext approach Important once only reminder Neither nor112 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 116. Experimental Physics Unit 612.3 Assessment criteriaA: Planning Ref Criterion Mark all other relevant all Context approach Maximum marks for this section 12Edexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 113
  • 117. Unit 6 Experimental Physics B: Implementation and measurements Ref Criterion Mark all all procedure M4 M7 Maximum marks for this section 8Context approach C: Analysis Ref Criterion Mark A4 A7 precision, accuracy sensitivity Maximum marks for this section 17114 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 118. Experimental Physics Unit 6D: Support Ref Criterion Mark Maximum marks for this section 3 Total marks for this unit 40 Context approachEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section C 115
  • 119. C Physics unit content116 Section C © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 120. D Assessment and additional information Assessment information Assessment requirements Section B, Entering candidates for the examinations for this qualification Resitting of units Awarding and reporting Performance descriptions Appendix 1Edexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section D 117
  • 121. D Assessment and additional informationUnit results Unit 1 A B C D E 96 84 72 60 48 Unit 2 A B C D E 96 84 72 60 48 Unit 3 A B C D E 48 42 36 30 24 Unit 4 A B C D E 96 84 72 60 48 Unit 5 A B C D E 96 84 72 60 48118 Section D © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 122. Assessment and additional information D Unit 6 A B C D E 48 42 36 30 24 Qualification results Advanced Subsidiary Cash-in code 8PH01 A B C D E 240 210 180 150 120 Advanced GCE Cash-in code 9PH01 A B C D E 480 420 360 300 240 Language of assessment Quality of written communicationEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section D 119
  • 123. D Assessment and additional informationAssessment objectives and weighting % in % in AS % in A2 GCE How A01 Science Works’ A02 How Science Works’ A03 How Science Works’ TOTAL Synoptic assessment Stretch and challenge Additional information Malpractice and plagiarism120 Section D © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 124. Assessment and additional information D Access arrangements and special requirements Edexcel London Disability Appendix 11 Discrimination Act Prior learning and Prior learning progression Progression Combinations of entryEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section D 121
  • 125. D Assessment and additional informationStudentrecruitmentKey skills Appendices 2 and 3The widercurriculum Appendix 4 Wider curriculum122 Section D © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 126. E Resources, support and training Resources to support the specification Edexcel’s own published resourcesEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section E 123
  • 127. E Resources, support and training Edexcel publications Additional resources endorsed by Edexcel d Appendix 10 Further resources and support e124 Section E © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 128. Resources, support and training E Support from the University of York sEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section E 125
  • 129. E Resources, support and training SupportEdexcel supportservices ResultsPlus Ask the Expert t Ask Edexcel Examzone126 Section E © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 130. Resources, support and training E Training EdexcelEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section E 127
  • 131. E Resources, support and training128 Section E © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 132. F Appendices Appendix 1 Performance descriptions 131 Appendix 2 Key skills mapping 137 Appendix 3 Key skills development 139 Appendix 4 Wider curriculum 161 Appendix 5 Codes 163 Appendix 6 How Science Works 165 Appendix 7 Data 167 Appendix 8 Formulae 169 Appendix 9 Glossary 173 Appendix 10 Further resources and support 175 Appendix 11 Disability Discrimination Act 177Edexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section F 129
  • 133. F Appendices130 Section F © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 134. Appendix 1 Performance descriptions IntroductionEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section F 131
  • 135. Assessment objective 1 Assessment objective 2 Assessment objective 3132 Assessment Knowledge and Application of knowledge and understanding How science works objectives understanding of science of science and of How science works and of How science worksSection F Appendix 1 to issues . A/B boundary performance descriptions Performance descriptions© Edexcel Limited 2007 AS performance descriptions for PhysicsEdexcel GCE in Physics
  • 136. Assessment objective 1 Assessment objective 2 Assessment objective 3 E/U boundary performance descriptionsEdexcel GCE in Physics© Edexcel Limited 2007 Performance descriptionsSection F Appendix 1133
  • 137. Assessment objective 1 Assessment objective 2 Assessment objective 3134 Assessment Knowledge and Application of knowledge and How science works objectives understanding of science understanding of science and of How and of How science works science worksSection F Appendix 1 A/B boundary a performance descriptions principles, concepts Performance descriptions© Edexcel Limited 2007 A2 performance descriptions for PhysicsEdexcel GCE in Physics
  • 138. Assessment objective 1 Assessment objective 2 Assessment objective 3 E/U boundary performance descriptionsEdexcel GCE in Physics© Edexcel Limited 2007 Performance descriptionsSection F Appendix 1135
  • 139. F Appendices136 Section F © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 140. Appendix 2 Key skills mapping Key skills (Level 3) Unit 1 Unit 2 Unit 3 Unit 4 Unit 5 Unit 6 Application of number Communication Information and communication technology Improving own learning and performance Problem solving Working with othersEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section F 137
  • 141. F Appendices138 Section F © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 142. Appendix 3 Key skills development Application of number — Level 3 Overall, through one or more activities students must Key skills portfolio evidence AS/A2 Opportunities for development or internal requirement unit assessment RvTEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section F 139
  • 143. Appendix 3 Key skills developmentKey skills portfolio evidence AS/A2 Opportunities for development or internalrequirement unit assessment 4 m, r N B140 Section F © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 144. Key skills development Appendix 3 Key skills portfolio evidence AS/A2 Opportunities for development or internal requirement unit assessment g RvT 4 m, r N of BEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section F 141
  • 145. Appendix 3 Key skills developmentKey skills portfolio evidence AS/A2 Opportunities for development or internalrequirement unit assessment Interpret the results of your RvT 4 m, r N B142 Section F © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 146. Key skills development Appendix 3 Communication — Level 3 Key skills portfolio evidence AS/A2 Opportunities for development or internal requirement unit assessment RvT 4 m, r N B rEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section F 143
  • 147. Appendix 3 Key skills developmentKey skills portfolio evidence AS/A2 Opportunities for development or internalrequirement unit assessment RvT r144 Section F © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 148. Key skills development Appendix 3 Key skills portfolio evidence AS/A2 Opportunities for development or internal requirement unit assessment 4 m, r N B N BEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section F 145
  • 149. Appendix 3 Key skills developmentKey skills portfolio evidence AS/A2 Opportunities for development or internalrequirement unit assessment RvT 4 m, r N B r146 Section F © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 150. Key skills development Appendix 3 Key skills portfolio evidence AS/A2 Opportunities for development or internal requirement unit assessment RvT 4 m, r N B rEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section F 147
  • 151. Appendix 3 Key skills developmentKey skills portfolio evidence AS/A2 Opportunities for development or internalrequirement unit assessment148 Section F © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 152. Key skills development Appendix 3 Information and communication technology — Level 3 plan Overall, through at least two activities students must Key skills portfolio evidence AS/A2 Opportunities for development or internal requirement unit assessmentEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section F 149
  • 153. Appendix 3 Key skills developmentKey skills portfolio evidence AS/A2 Opportunities for development or internalrequirement unit assessment RvT 4 N B r150 Section F © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 154. Key skills development Appendix 3 Key skills portfolio evidence AS/A2 Opportunities for development or internal requirement unit assessment RvTEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section F 151
  • 155. Appendix 3 Key skills developmentKey skills portfolio evidence AS/A2 Opportunities for development or internalrequirement unit assessment 4 N B r x0 f152 Section F © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 156. Key skills development Appendix 3 Key skills portfolio evidence AS/A2 Opportunities for development or internal requirement unit assessment RvT 4 m, r N BEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section F 153
  • 157. Appendix 3 Key skills development Improving own learning and performance — Level 3 one two differentKey skills portfolio evidence AS/A2 Opportunities for development or internalrequirement unit assessment154 Section F © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 158. Key skills development Appendix 3 Problem solving — Level 3 one three Key skills portfolio evidence AS/A2 Opportunities for development or internal requirement unit assessment RvT 4 m, r N BEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section F 155
  • 159. Appendix 3 Key skills developmentKey skills portfolio evidence AS/A2 Opportunities for development or internalrequirement unit assessment RvT 4 m, r N B RvT 4 m, r N B156 Section F © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 160. Key skills development Appendix 3 Working with others — Level 3 one Key skills portfolio evidence AS/A2 Opportunities for development or internal requirement unit assessment RvT 4 m, r N BEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section F 157
  • 161. Appendix 3 Key skills developmentKey skills portfolio evidence AS/A2 Opportunities for development or internalrequirement unit assessment RvT158 Section F © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 162. Key skills development Appendix 3 Key skills portfolio evidence AS/A2 Opportunities for development or internal requirement unit assessment 4 m, r N B RvT 4 m, r N BEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section F 159
  • 163. Appendix 3 Key skills developmentKey skills portfolio evidence AS/A2 Opportunities for development or internalrequirement unit assessment160 Section F © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 164. Appendix 4 Wider curriculum Signposting Issue Unit 1 Unit 2 Unit 3 Unit 4 Unit 5 Unit 6 Development suggestions Issue AS/A2 units Opportunities for development or internal assessmentEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section F 161
  • 165. F Appendices162 Section F © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 166. Appendix 5 Codes Type of code Use of code Code number codes Entry codesEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section F 163
  • 167. F Appendices164 Section F © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 168. Appendix 6 How Science Works How Science Works How Science Works How Science Works How Science Works How science works statement in the How it may be applied to GCE Physics QCA’s GCE Science CriteriaEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section F 165
  • 169. Appendix 6 How Science WorksHow science works statement in the How it may be applied to GCE PhysicsQCA’s GCE Science Criteria166 Section F © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 170. Appendix 7 Data g k JK k= o e= me Electronvolt J G g o h Js mp c K-4 uEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section F 167
  • 171. F Appendices168 Section F © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 172. Appendix 8 Formulae Unit 1 Mechanics Kinematic equations of motion v = u + at s = ut + ½at v =u as Forces F = ma g = F/m W = mg Work and energy W=F s E = ½ mv Egrav = mg h Materials Stokes’ law F rv Hooke’s law F=k x Density m V Pressure p=F A Young’s modulus E = F/A = x/x Elastic strain energy Eel = ½ FxEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section F 169
  • 173. Appendix 8 Formulae Unit 2WavesWave speed v=fRefractive index 1 2 = sin i sin r = v1 v2ElectricityPotential difference V=W QResistance R=V IElectrical power, energy and P = VIefficiency P = I2R P = V2/R W = VItResistivity R = l ACurrent I= Q t I = nqvAQuantum physicsPhoton model E = hfEinstein’s photoelectric hf = + ½ mv2maxequation170 Section F © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 174. Formulae Appendix 8 Unit 4 Mechanics Momentum p = mv Kinetic energy of a non- Ek = p2/2m relativistic particle Motion in a circle v = r T F = ma = mv2/r a = v2/r a =r 2 Fields Coulomb’s law F = kQ1Q2/r2 k Electric field E = F/Q E = kQ/r2 E=V d Capacitance C=Q V Energy stored in capacitor W = ½ QV Capacitor discharge Q = Q e- RC In a magnetic field F = BIl sin F = Bqv sin r = p BQ Faraday’s and Lenz’s Laws = N t Particle physics Mass-energy E=c m de Broglie wavelength =h pEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section F 171
  • 175. Appendix 8 Formulae Unit 5Energy and matterHeating E = mcMolecular kinetic theory ½ m<c > = kTIdeal gas equation pV = NkTNuclear physicsRadioactive decay dN t N t½ N = N0 e- tMechanicsSimple harmonic motion a =- x a =- cos v = sin x = Acos T fGravitational force F = Gm m rObserving the universeRadiant energy flux F=L dStefan-Boltzmann law L = T4A L = 4 r T4Wien’s law max TRedshift of electromagnetic / f f v cradiationCosmological expansion v = H od172 Section F © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 176. Appendix 9 Glossary Section C Physics unitcontent Keywords Possible applications in examinations Discuss Explore IdentifyEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section F 173
  • 177. F Appendices174 Section F © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 178. Appendix 10 Further resources and support Books Practice in Physics New Understanding Physics for Advanced Level Calculations for A-level Physics Salters Horners Advanced Physics A2 Level Students Book Salters Horners Advanced Physics AS Level Students Book Useful websites lEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section F 175
  • 179. Appendix 10 Further resources and support s Multimedia Other support Focus New Scientist Physics Education Physics Review176 Section F © Edexcel Limited 2007 Edexcel GCE in Physics
  • 180. Appendix 11 Disability Discrimination ActEdexcel GCE in Physics © Edexcel Limited 2007 Section F 177
  • 181. Further copies of this publication are available fromEdexcel Publications, Adamsway, Mansfield, Notts, NG18 4FNTelephone: 01623 467467Fax: 01623 450481email: publications@linneydirect.comPublications code UA018902 September 2007For more information on Edexcel and BTEC qualifications please contactCustomer Services on 0870 240 9800or enquiries.edexcel.org.ukor visit our website: www.edexcel.org.ukEdexcel Limited. Registered in England and Wales No. 4496750Registered Office: One90 High Holborn, London WC1V 7BH. VAT Reg No 780 0898 07

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