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Mr Ansell's Resources Shop

Most of the resources cover the AQA Physics GCSE specification, although a few do cover biology, chemistry and KS3 science and A-level physics. I try to always provide answers to worksheets.

Most of the resources cover the AQA Physics GCSE specification, although a few do cover biology, chemistry and KS3 science and A-level physics. I try to always provide answers to worksheets.
The Photoelectric Effect PowerPoint
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The Photoelectric Effect PowerPoint

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Following closely along with the AQA A-Level physics book, this lesson PowerPoint covers chapter 3.1: The Photoelectric Effect. The lesson objectives are: Explain the photoelectric effect Define a photon Discuss how the photon model was established
Light and Colour
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Light and Colour

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Following closely along with the AQA GCSE physics book, this lesson PowerPoint covers chapter 14.3 Light and Colour The lesson objectives are: How the wavelength of light changes over the visible spectrum What determines the colour of a surface What a translucent object is The difference between a translucent object and a transparent object As the content is for triple science students, the lesson has been aimed at high ability. The answers at the end refer to the summary questions in the AQA GCSE physics book, page 207.
Cables and Plugs Whole Lesson with Worksheets
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Cables and Plugs Whole Lesson with Worksheets

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Following closely along with the AQA GCSE physics book, this lesson PowerPoint and worksheets cover chapter 5.2: Cables and Plugs. The lesson objectives are: What the casing of a mains plug or socket is made of and why What is in a mains cable The colour of the live, neutral and earth wires Why a three-pin plug includes and earth wire It is suggested that students have a go at rewiring a plug in lesson. The answers at the end of the PowerPoint refer to the exam question worksheet.
The Beginning and Future of The Universe
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The Beginning and Future of The Universe

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Following closely along with the AQA GCSE physics book, this lesson PowerPoint covers chapter 16.5: The Beginning and Future of The Universe. The lesson objectives are: What the Big Bang theory of the universe is Why the universe is expanding What the Cosmic Microwave Background radiation is What evidence there is that the universe was created in a big bang As the content is for triple science students, the lesson has been aimed at high ability. The answers at the end refer to the summary questions in the AQA GCSE physics book, page 241.
Resolution of Forces
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Resolution of Forces

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Following closely along with the AQA GCSE physics book, this lesson PowerPoint covers chapter 8.9: Resolution of Forces. The lesson objectives are: What is meant by the resolution of forces How to resolve a force About the forces on an object in equilibrium How to use a force diagram to work out whether or not an object is in equilibrium As the content is for higher science students, the lesson has been aimed at higher achieving students. The PowerPoint goes through both the scale drawing and trigonometry approach of resolving a forces. The answers at the end relate the the summary questions on page 131 of the GCSE physics book.
Specific Latent Heat Worksheet with Answers
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Specific Latent Heat Worksheet with Answers

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This worksheet is aimed at GCSE students studying specific latent heat. It contains extension questions to stretch and challenge the higher achieving students. The answers have also been provided.
Resistance Worksheet with Answers
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Resistance Worksheet with Answers

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This worksheet is aimed at GCSE students studying resistance (part of the electricity topic). This worksheet has been created with all abilities in mind, and has extension questions to stretch and challenge the more able. The answers have been provided.
Magnetic Fields PowerPoint and Worksheet
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Magnetic Fields PowerPoint and Worksheet

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Following closely along with the AQA GCSE physics book, this lesson PowerPoint and worksheet covers chapter 15.1: Magnetic Fields. The lesson objectives are: The force rule for two magnetic poles near each other The pattern of magnetic field lines around a bar magnet What induced magnetism is Why steel, not iron, is used to make permanent magnets The Powerpoint is aimed at all abilities, although the corresponding worksheet is aimed at lower abilities. It is suggested that during this lesson, the students should have access to magnets to play and observe with. The answers at the end refer to the summary questions in the AQA GCSE physics book, page 215.
Atoms, Ions and Ionic Work Booklet
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Atoms, Ions and Ionic Work Booklet

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This resource was designed with lower ability students in mind, though has been differentiated, in the file names: L - lower - Aiming for level 1-2 M - medium - Aiming for level 2-3 H - higher - Aiming for level 3-4 It covers electronic structures, representing ions and ionic bonding. There is also a glossary and wordsearch at the end.
Work Done Worksheet with Answers
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Work Done Worksheet with Answers

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This worksheet is aimed at GCSE students studying work done (part of the energy topic). This worksheet has been created with higher abilities in mind, so gets progressively more difficult and wordy down the worksheet.
Gravitational Potential Energy Worksheet with Answers
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Gravitational Potential Energy Worksheet with Answers

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This worksheet is aimed at GCSE students studying gravitational potential energy (part of the energy topic). This worksheet has been created with all abilities in mind, and has extension questions to stretch and challenge the more able. The answers have been provided.
Electrical Power Worksheet with Answers
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Electrical Power Worksheet with Answers

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This worksheet is aimed at GCSE students studying power (part of the electricity topic). This worksheet has been created with all abilities in mind, and gets progressively more difficult down the worksheet. The answers have been provided.
Hydrocarbons PowerPoint
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Hydrocarbons PowerPoint

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Following closely along with the AQA GCSE chemistry book, this lesson PowerPoint covers chapter 9.1: Hydrocarbons The lesson objectives are: What crude oil is made up of What alkanes are How to represent alkanes by their chemical formula or displayed formula The names and formula of the first four alkanes This presentation has been designed for low ability students. The answers at the end refer to the summary questions in the AQA GCSE chemistry book, page 149
More about Levers and Gears
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More about Levers and Gears

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Following closely along with the AQA GCSE physics book, this lesson PowerPoint covers chapter 8.5: More about Levers and Gears. The lesson objectives are: How levers act as force multipliers How can you tell if a lever is a force multiplier What gears do How gears can give a bigger turning effect As the content is for triple science students, the lesson has been aimed at high ability. The questions at the end refer to the summary questions on page 123 of the AQA GCSE physics book.
Circuit Component Symbols Worksheet
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Circuit Component Symbols Worksheet

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This worksheet is aimed at GCSE students studying circuit symbols (part of the electricity topic). Students are to match up the symbols with the corresponding name, then with the corresponding definition.
Moments Worksheet with Answers
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Moments Worksheet with Answers

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This worksheet is aimed at GCSE students studying moments (part of the forces topic). This worksheet has been created with all abilities in mind, and gets progressively more difficult down the worksheet. The answers have been provided.
Turning Forces
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Turning Forces

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This PowerPoint presentation aimed at KS3 students on the topic of Turning Forces. The lesson objectives covered are: Describe what is meant by a moment Calculate the moment of a force Describe how the centre of mass affects stability The worksheet contains is made to stretch and challenge students, going into the GCSE specification. Also provided is an answer sheet to the worksheet. This follows closely along with the AQA Activate 2 book, chapters P3.6.
Using Lenses
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Using Lenses

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Following closely along with the AQA GCSE physics book, this lesson PowerPoint covers chapter 14.5: Using Lenses. The lesson objectives are: How to find the position and nature of an image formed by a lens What type of image is formed by a convex lens and its principal focus What type of lens is used in a camera and in a magnifying glass What type of image is formed in a camera and what type in a magnifying glass As the content is for triple science students, the lesson has been aimed at high ability. This may need to run over into two lessons.
Planets, Satellites and Orbits
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Planets, Satellites and Orbits

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Following closely along with the AQA GCSE physics book, this lesson PowerPoint covers chapter 16.3: Planets, Satellites and Orbits. The lesson objectives are: What force keeps planets and satellites moving along their orbits The direction of the force on an orbiting body in a circular orbit How the velocity of a body in a circular orbit changes as the body moves around the orbit Why an orbiting body needs to move at a particular speed for it to stay in a circular orbit As the content is for triple science students, the lesson has been aimed at high ability. The answers at the end refer to the summary questions in the AQA GCSE physics book, page 237.