# My Walton's Physics Lessons

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#### GCSE Physics (9 – 1) Magnetism and Electromagnetism Revision

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GCSE Combined Science (9 – 1) Magnetism and Electromagnetism Revision activity: Two simple revision worksheets, one for foundation tier content and one for higher tier. The PowerPoint gives answers for each of the questions on the sheets. The resources are based on AQA combined science trilogy objectives but can be used as a basis for a revision lesson for any specification.

#### GCSE Physics (9 – 1) The Motor Effect

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GCSE Physics (9 – 1) The Motor Effect GCSE Combined Science and Physics (9 – 1) Magnetism and Electromagnetism: PowerPoint based lesson investigating the motor effect and Fleming’s left-hand rule for the Magnetism and Electromagnetism section of the GCSE specifications with a PowerPoint presentation and student worksheets. The lesson includes: Starter activity: Students rearrange anagrams of keywords and review the magnetic field patterns for a bar magnet and a straight current-carrying wire. A discussion of the motor effect and Fleming’s left-hand rule. This includes some example questions and a possible demonstration (Kicking wire). A student worksheet is provided for them to complete during the discussions/demonstrations. The PowerPoint presentation leads the students through a simple practical activity to make and test a simple motor using basic equipment. Students are then introduced to the formula F = BIl and provided support slides lead them through how to rearrange the formula to change the subject. A student worksheet tests their understanding of the formula, F = BIl. Students are then introduced to how a simple electric motor works Plenary activity: An exam question worksheet is used to test and summarise the main objectives for the lesson. A mark scheme is provided and is also included on the PowerPoint presentation to allow for class discussion. Student Worksheets The lesson includes 3 student worksheets: A sheet to complete during the lesson to outline the learning objectives. A worksheet to test students understanding of the formula F = BIl. An exam question with mark scheme.

#### Forces and Elasticity 4 Force-extension graphs

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GCSE Combined Science and Physics (9 - 1) Forces and Elasticity: Analysing the Force-extension graphs for the extension of a spring required practical. This is lesson 4 of 4 for this section of the GCSE specifications with 3 PowerPoint presentations and 2 supporting student worksheets. The lesson includes: Starter activity: Multiple choice questions to check understanding of the terms independent variable, dependent variable and control variable for this investigation. Discussion of the Force against extension graphs for the extension of a spring investigation including key terms, calculating gradient and area under the graph. Discussion and calculations of Elastic Potential Energy for the spring. Practical instructions to calculate the elastic potential energy of an extended spring. Plenary question to check students understanding of the use of formulae with a F-e graph. Additional PowerPoint presentations To support students in rearranging the formulae in this topic a presentation using formula triangles is included. These slides can be used as they are or fitted into the most appropriate part of the lesson(s) for the topic. A summary PowerPoint presentation includes an outline all the information students need to know for this part of the topic. This can be used for revision or printed out as a student handout. Student Worksheets Student practical worksheet matching the PowerPoint presentation information. Elastic Potential Energy worksheet, including answers, to check student understanding of the formula.

#### GCSE Physics (9 – 1) Electromagnets

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Electromagnets Investigations GCSE Combined Science and Physics (9 – 1) Magnetism and Electromagnetism: PowerPoint based lesson investigating electromagnets for the Magnetism and Electromagnetism section of the GCSE specifications with a PowerPoint presentation and student practical worksheets. The lesson includes: Starter activity: Students match key words with definitions for basic magnetism terms. A discussion of permanent and induced magnets and the magnetic fields produced by current-carrying straight wire and solenoid, The PowerPoint presentation leads the students through practical activities to make and test the factors that affect the strength of an electromagnet. Plenary activity: Questions to summarise the main objectives for the lesson. Student Worksheets The lesson includes 3 student practical worksheets to test the number of coils and electric current (one version using cells and one using power supplies. A student worksheet to analyse a set of results for the electric current through an electromagnet. This can be used for homework or extension and it addressing some of the practical skills required for GCSE.

#### Forces & Elasticity: Extension of rubber band

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GCSE Combined Science and Physics (9 - 1) Forces and Elasticity: Extension of a rubber band investigation. PowerPoint lesson with supporting student worksheet. This can be used as an alternative or preliminary lesson for the extension of a spring required practical. The lesson includes: Starter activity related to variables Instructions for the investigation using basic physics equipment detailed on the PowerPoint and student worksheet Plenary activity related to calculating mean values from a set of results.

#### Forces and Elasticity 2/3 Stretching Springs investigation

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GCSE Combined Science and Physics (9 - 1) Forces and Elasticity: Extension of a spring required practical. This is lesson 2/3 of 4 for this section of the GCSE specifications with a PowerPoint presentation and 3 supporting student worksheets. The lesson includes: Starter activity: Multiple choice questions to check understanding of the terms independent variable, dependent variable and control variable. Discussion of the terms elastic and inelastic deformation of a spring. Practical instructions for the Extension of a spring investigation including results tables and analysis. An introduction to the use of the formula F= ke. Plenary with differentiated questions to check student understanding of the learning objectives. Student Worksheets Student practical worksheet matching the PowerPoint presentation information. Hooke’s law worksheet, including answers, to check student understanding of the formula F = ke. Forces and Elasticity Analysing Results worksheet, including answers, with a set of results for the investigation for the students to analyse through a series of questions.

#### Contact and non-contact force GCSE Forces

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Contact and non-contact forces GCSE Forces GCSE Combined Science and Physics (2020) An introduction to contact and non-contact forces including descriptions of frictional forces, air resistance, tension, normal contact forces, gravitational, magnetic and electrostatic forces. This is lesson 2 for the Forces section of the GCSE specifications with a PowerPoint presentation leading through descriptions of each of the forces. This short lesson includes: A set of starter questions to review scalar and vector quantities with answers. A description of each type of force. A set of questions to review the learning objectives. Note: This is a short lesson ideal for revision or the information could be added to a circus of activities to make a complete lesson.

#### GCSE science/Physics (9 – 1) Energy Stores

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GCSE Physics (9 – 1) Energy Stores GCSE Combined Science and Physics (9 – 1) Energy: A flexible Practical/demonstration lesson investigating the different types of energy stores in the energy section of the GCSE specifications with a PowerPoint presentation and student worksheets. The lesson includes: Starter activity: Students start a spider diagram on the subject of energy then share their thoughts with others in the class to build up the information. The PowerPoint presentation leads the students through different types of energy stores. (Note: Depending on the specifications or textbooks used the PowerPoint can be easily modified.) Practical activities: A circus of practical activities/demonstrations to provide an overview of each type of energy store. A list of suggested practical activities and demonstrations is provided – The number and type of activities will be determined by the time available for this part of the course. Note: These can be added to lessons further on in the topic if required. A student worksheet is provide to summarise the main information about energy stores during the lesson. Plenary activity: Students are required to come up with a way of remembering the different energy stores.

#### GCSE Physics: Introduction to Magnetism

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GCSE Combined Science and Physics Magnetism and Electromagnetism: This is an introduction to the basics of magnetism for the Magnetism and Electromagnetism section of the GCSE specifications with a PowerPoint presentation and student word search worksheet. The lesson includes: Starter activity: Students complete a word search including all the key words for this part of the topic The PowerPoint presentation leads the students through 3 practical activities to identify the magnetic materials, attraction and repulsion of magnets and the magnetic field patterns for bar magnets. Plenary activity: Questions to summarise the main objectives for the lesson. Student Worksheets Student wordsearch activity, including answers, which can be used as a starter/bell work activity to introduce the key words for the topic.

#### Scalars and Vectors GCSE Forces

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Scalars and Vectors GCSE Forces GCSE Combined Science and Physics (2020) This is a short lesson introducing scalars and vectors, distance and displacement and speed and velocity. This is lesson 1 for the Forces section of the GCSE specifications with a PowerPoint presentation and a student worksheet. The lesson includes: A PowerPoint presentation with an introduction to scalars and vectors, distance and displacement and speed and velocity followed by a set of review questions with answers Student Worksheet The student worksheet provides a set of questions to review the lesson content.

#### Kinetic Energy for GCSE Physics (9 – 1)

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GCSE Combined Science and Physics (9 – 1) Kinetic Energy: A practical lesson investigating kinetic energy and KE calculations for foundation and higher tier students for the energy section of the GCSE specifications with a PowerPoint presentation and student worksheets. The lesson includes: Starter activity: Students answer a set of questions to review their understanding of units and prefixes. The PowerPoint presentation leads the students through a brief introduction to kinetic energy including the use of the formula and a simple practical to calculate the KE for a series of objects. A series slides use the ‘magic triangle’ method to show lead students through rearranging the formula for mass and velocity. Finally, a plenary going through a series of differentiated calculations. Practical activity: Students follow a simple instruction sheet to measure the mass and velocity of different objects before calculating their kinetic energy. Plenary activity: Students work through a differentiated worksheet to use the formula for kinetic energy. Answers are included with the worksheet.

#### GCSE Physics Specific Heat Capacity

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GCSE Combined Science and Physics (9 - 1) Specific Heat Capacity Required Practical. This lessons includes: Starter activity: Multiple choice questions based on independent, dependent and control variables. A brief discussion of specific heat capacity including the use of the formula. An outline of the required practical with instructions, results tables and analysing results to calculate specific heat capacity. The lesson includes a PowerPoint presentation to outline the lesson, student practical worksheet and differentiated student worksheet with answers.

#### GCSE Physics Forces and Elasticity Bundle

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GCSE Combined Science and Physics (9 - 1) Forces and Elasticity topic bundle including the extension of a spring required practical. This pack includes 4 practical-based lessons covering all aspects of the Forces and Elasticity section of the GCSE specifications. Lesson 1 is a preliminary investigation covering the planning of the extension of a spring required practical. Lesson 2/3 allows students to carry out the required practical and discusses the theory required for the practical including F = ke. Lesson 4 analyses the graph of results for the required practical including calculating elastic potential energy. An additional lesson summarises an alternative practical using the extension of a rubber band investigation. The bundle includes PowrPoint presentations for each lesson, practical worksheets and student worksheets and activities, including answers, to be used for extension/homework.

#### Forces and Elasticity 1 Preliminary investigation

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GCSE Combined Science and Physics (9 - 1) Forces and Elasticity: Preliminary investigations for the Extension of a spring required practical. This is lesson 1 of 4 for this section of the GCSE specifications with a PowerPoint presentation and 2 supporting student worksheets. The lesson includes: Starter activity leading to a discussion of how forces change the shape of an object. Instructions for the preliminary investigations using basic physics equipment are detailed on the PowerPoint and student worksheet. These allow for discussion and consideration of the range and interval of the independent variable, safety and measurements. Plenary activity matching the key terms and definitions in the lesson. Student Worksheets Student practical worksheet matching the PowerPoint presentation information. Student wordsearch activity, including answers, which can be used as a starter/bell work activity to introduce the key words for the topic or possible homework.