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A straightforward investigation using simple equipment which will allow students to confirm Boyle's law.

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A zip file containing a Powerpoint presentation to guide the practical activities in PP035, a noise meter which illustrates the level of noise produced by a range of activities and devices; and a list.. more

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Most A-Level Physics syllabi require students to sketch various combinations of electric field patterns (e.g. a positive point charge and negative point charge, or a positive point charge to a neg.. more

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A straightforward practical which can be undertaken by post-16 students as well as done as a demonstration.

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A safe, simple procedure to investigate this important property of electrical cells.

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Students have to learn about the gas laws, how properties such as pressure, volume, temperature, and amount of a gas change with respect to each other. With commonly-accessible bits of kit, it is poss.. more

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This document describes in detail how to set up an experiment to accurately determine freefall acceleration (g) using 'home made' datalogging equipment. Due to the low cost of the Arduino microcontrol.. more

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A simple investigation which, in addition to looking at the gas law, can be used to estimate absolute zero.

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The monkey and hunter experiment is a useful demonstration of projectile motion, specifically the independence of horizontal and vertical velocities. It is typically demonstrated at AS Level, but .. more

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An illustrated description of an investigation using a trolley and a single light gate detector.

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