# Daniel Wilson's Shop

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I'm an A-Level physics teacher. In my opinion independent learning is the key to success so I focus a lot of effort into making resources to help students learn physics independently. A lot of what I make is available for free on YouTube. My website has links to everything. I'm starting to offer my free downloads on https://wonkylogic.co/a-level-physics-hq which does not require a log in to download.

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I'm an A-Level physics teacher. In my opinion independent learning is the key to success so I focus a lot of effort into making resources to help students learn physics independently. A lot of what I make is available for free on YouTube. My website has links to everything. I'm starting to offer my free downloads on https://wonkylogic.co/a-level-physics-hq which does not require a log in to download.

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#### Young's Modulus experiment evaluation worksheet

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Evaluate a set of experimental data obtained during an experiment to determine the Young’s Modulus of a copper wire. Tasks include: calculating the absolute and percentage experimental uncertainty in quantities, application of uncertainty rules, drawing error bars, drawing lines of worst acceptable fit, determining uncertainty in a gradient value, and converting a percentage uncertainty into an absolute uncertainty. Full solutions are included. This is an excellent follow up exercise to the Young’s Modulus Experiment Worksheet. The raw measurements are related but slightly different to make for a better experience in this evaluation worksheet. Perfect for A-level physics students on any specification. This worksheet is ideal for home learning since it has an accompanying video explanation of the experiment, the analysis of results and solutions to all questions are included in the document.

#### Physics Graph Skills

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A range of worksheets to help physics students develop essential graph skills including plotting graphs, drawing lines of best fit, calculating gradients and intercepts, analysing graphs by comparing equations to y=mx+c, analysing log graphs, drawing curves of best fit, taking tangents, and calculating intercepts for graphs with false origins. This bundle constitutes 10% off buying all paid worksheets individually.

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#### A-Level Physics Graph Skills 3: Log graphs

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Activity for practicing plotting graph data points on log graphs, drawing a line of best fit, calculating a gradient and analysing the line in order to calculate quantities. There are two log graphs to plot and analyse. The first data set is from the oscillations of a mass-spring system and requires a log base 10 graph. The second data set is from capacitors in series and requires a natural log graph. Suitable for AQA and OCR Physics A AS-Level and A-Level specifications. (7407, 7408, H156, H556) This is part of a series of worksheets for practicing different graph skills. If you prefer, you can purchase this in a bundle of Graph Skills worksheets 1-6 here (at a discount): https://gum.co/KBWAH This worksheet is great for home learning since it has solutions to all questions included in the document and it is part of a series that gradually builds up a range of graphing techniques.

#### Using Vernier Calipers and Micrometers

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A Keynote¹ and PowerPoint presentation to aid teaching students how to use Vernier Calipers and Micrometers with accompanying printable worksheet. Learning how to use vernier calipers and micrometers is an important part of physics A-Level, and engineering courses. The presentation includes a labelled diagram of a vernier caliper, followed by high quality diagrams of vernier calipers showing different measurements. The diagrams match those on the worksheet so that students can work through each measurement individually on the worksheet in the first instance. The process is repeated with a labelled diagram of a micrometer and diagrams of a micrometer showing different measurements. The worksheet has all diagrams of vernier calipers and micrometers on a single side of A4 paper. ¹ Keynote is presentation software that works on macOS, iOS and iPadOS devices. The worksheet is a PDF. A PowerPoint version is included for users requiring it. There is a free version of this activity available as a presentation only (no worksheet) and fewer measurements (two of each). The measurements shown in the free version are different to this activity so if you want to increase the number of measurements you work through with your students you can copy them across.

#### Capacitor Discharge Experiment Analysis Spreadsheet

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Copy of the spreadsheet I used to analyse the data obtained in the experiment to determine the capacitance of a capacitor in this video. The spreadsheet automatically calculates capacitance from inputted time and potential difference readings using a natural log analysis. The data plots are added to a carefully formatted graph. A line of best fit is automatically plotted. The gradient and y-intercept of the line are automatically calculated from the data plots and the value of the capacitance is calculated from the gradient. This spreadsheet is perfect for rapidly analysing experimental data. A second method of analysis is also possible using a second graph - a direct plot of p.d. versus time (exponential data). Instructions are included to guide the user in determining the value of the time constant and that is then used to calculate a value of C that can be compared with the first method. This is a Numbers spreadsheet. It is possible to convert Numbers spreadsheets to Excel files but I cannot guarantee an easy to use output since the tables may be converted to separate worksheets in the Excel file. Suitable for most physics specifications.

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#### A-Level Physics Graph Skills 2: Motion graph

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Activity for practicing plotting graph data points, drawing a line of best fit, calculating a gradient and analysing the line in order to calculate quantities. The first page includes the activity for students to complete and the second page includes solutions to the questions. Suitable for AQA and OCR Physics A AS-Level and A-Level specifications. (7407, 7408, H156, H556) This is part of a series of worksheets for practicing different graph skills. Graphs Skills worksheets 1 &amp; 2 are available for free, subsequent worksheets are premium resources. This worksheet is great for home learning since it has solutions to all questions included in the document and it is part of a series that gradually builds up a range of graphing techniques.

#### A-Level Physics Graph Skills 4: Tangents

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Activity for practicing drawing tangents on curved velocity-time graphs and calculating gradient values for those tangents in order to calculate acceleration values. The first page includes the activity for students to complete and the second and third pages includes solutions to the questions. Suitable for AQA and OCR Physics A AS-Level and A-Level specifications. (7407, 7408, H156, H556) This is part of a series of worksheets for practicing different graph skills. If you prefer, you can purchase this in a bundle of Graph Skills worksheets 1-6 here (at a discount): https://gum.co/KBWAH This worksheet is great for home learning since it has solutions to all questions included in the document and it is part of a series that gradually builds up a range of graphing techniques.

#### Physics Graphs Revision Activity (Differentiated)

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Help your students practice recall of graph shapes and features across most physics subject areas (A-level and equivalent). This activity is differentiated. Included is a PDF that has two versions of blank graph grids for students to draw onto. The first version has no help beyond quantities labelled on the axes. The +1 version has some additional guidance included on the axes / grid (such as intercepts or markers). For more guidance there is a page of all graph shapes that students can select from. Also included in this resource is a Keynote¹ slideshow that has an introduction and solutions. The introduction and solutions are included in the PDF document; printing them is optional. The slideshow solutions show the same grids empty to begin with and the lines are animated. This gives the option of an interactive activity with your students in which you can select students to draw their solution, compare to the textbook answer and discuss any differences (interactive whiteboard or similar required). A non-differentiated version of this activity without slideshow is available for free. Graphs included in this activity: Radioactive Decay Capacitor Decay Binding Energy Binding Energy per Nucleon Gravitational Field Strength v. Distance Filament Bulb I-V Characteristic Gravitational field strength v. 1/distance² Stress-Strain Profile of Copper R-T Relationship for Metal Conductor Photoelectric Effect ¹ Keynote is presentation software that works on Macs, iOS and iPadOS devices. I can’t guarantee a good export to PowerPoint so I have not included that option.

#### Planck's Constant Experiment Worksheet

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A worksheet to enable students to analyse experimental data from the experiment to estimate Planck’s constant with LEDs. I’ve made a video of the experiment here youtu.be/JZ7XW-BfPa4 (live on 22 June 2020). The data collected in the video can be used to complete a table and graph and answer a series of questions to analyse the graph in order to estsimate h. There are links from the PDF directly to the relevant part of the data collection in the video for anyone using the worksheet electronically. There are solutions at the end. Perfect for A-level physics students on any specification. This worksheet is ideal for home learning since it has an accompanying video explanation of the experiment, the analysis of results and solutions to all questions are included in the document.

#### How to present results in science (tables & graphs)

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A Keynote presentation with worksheet to help teach your students how to present science experiment results in tables and graphs. The presentation includes a table and graph with errors that the students try to identify - they can annotate the accompanying worksheet. Each error is identified with animated annotations in the presentation. A good table / graph is then shown to illustrate the good features. The worksheet includes the good table and graph for optional sharing with students after the activity. A free version of this activity is available without the worksheet and without the annotated erroneous table/graph. Keynote is presentation software for macOS, iPadOS and iOS

#### Materials Science, Deforming Solids - Correct the Incorrect Definitions - Physics

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Complete activity with a worksheet with fourteen incorrect statements about deforming solids that need to be corrected. Each incorrect statement has an identifier indicating how many mistakes there are. This task is A-Level physics standard. The worksheet is a PDF. There is a PowerPoint and Keynote presentation for the teacher to use to go through the corrections to the statements in a whole group activity. So the presentation is accessible to Microsoft Windows users, Open Office users and Apple users - whatever floats your boat! Topics included: Hooke’s Law Force constant Stress and strain Features of stress-strain graphs Elasticity Plasticity Brittle materials Ductile materials

#### A-Level Physics - Correct the Incorrect Statements

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Complete activities each including a PDF worksheet with incorrect statements about an A-Level physics topic that need to be corrected. Perfect for topic revision. Each bundle also includes a PowerPoint and Keynote presentation for the teacher to use to go through the corrections to the statements in a whole group activity. The presentation is accessible to Microsoft Windows users, Open Office users and Apple users - whatever floats your boat! Topic Areas Included: Materials science Electricity Waves Magnetic Fields &amp; Induction

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#### Equations of uniform acceleration spreadsheet model

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This spreadsheet will solve your problems involving the equations of uniform acceleration. If you’re a physics teacher you’ll need to solve a lot of these problems at certain times of the year, you may even need to invent your own questions. This may speed up your workflows. Simply input your data (s u v a and t) typing a question mark by the unknown quantity. Then select the equation you need to use from a drop down menu and the answer is calculated. Calculations are performed on a background table, so at any time you can investigate what’s happening on that tab. Questions that lead to two values of t (due to the square root in some solutions) are solved and both values of t are shown.

#### Specific Heat Capactiy experiment evaluation worksheet

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Evaluate a set of experimental data obtained during an experiment to determine the specific heat capacities of a copper and aluminium block (video of experiment). Tasks include: calculating the absolute and percentage experimental uncertainty in quantities, application of uncertainty rules, converting a percentage uncertainty into an absolute uncertainty comparing a percentage difference and experimental uncertainty. Full solutions are included. This is an excellent follow up exercise to the Specific Heat Capacity Experiment Worksheet. Perfect for A-level physics students on any specification. ** This worksheet is ideal for home learning since it has an accompanying video explanation of the experiment, the analysis of results and solutions to all questions are included in the document.**

#### Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram Poster

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A poster illustrating the main features of the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram (luminosity and temperature scales) including main sequence, red giants, white dwarfs, young and old clusters and evolution progression for a star like the Sun. Suitable for A-Level physics specifications: AQA and OCR Physics A AS-Level and A-Level specifications. (7407, 7408, H156, H556)

#### SI Units Poster (dark theme)

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A poster showing the base units of the SI units system and derived units. The relationship between base and derived units is shown in a mind map layout. Paper size: A3 Suitable for AQA and OCR Physics A AS-Level and A-Level specifications. (7407, 7408, H156, H556)