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AS Chapter 9

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Computing the next move

Title"Capt News" items from 2009
ByRick Marshall
DateJan 2010
Description A 6th collation of the "CAPT [Current Advancing Physics Topics] NEWS" items. They are derived from current research papers and news. They are chosen to illustrate the physics in the Advancing Physics Specification, and so perhaps enliven the odd lesson.
File(s) CAPTNews_2009 C9.doc
TitleScheme of work for chapter 9
ByAndrew James, Matthew Arnold School, Oxford
DateMay 2009
Description Lesson based scheme of work showing content, activities and homework. Contact Andrew James should you want the documents highlighted as internal links ajames@maschool.org.uk. They are also available on the Matthew Arnold School VLE site - please note you can log in as a guest without a password by clicking the log in button on the top right of the screen.
File(s)
Scheme of work for chapter 9.doc
TitleStudent notes and scheme of work
ByJohn Mascall, King's School, Ely
DateFebruary 2009
Description Comprehensive set of student notes which includes useful website addresses, spaces for further notes and answers to questions. Fully illustrated in colour.
File(s) Student notes chapter 9.doc
Title2008 CAPT News items
ByRick Marshall
DateJanuary 2009
Description A fifth collation of the CAPT News items. They are derived from current research papers and news. They are chosen to illustrate the physics in the Advancing Physics Specification, and so perhaps enliven the odd lesson.
File(s) CAPT News 2008.doc
Title Picture of a moth flight strobed by a street lamp
ByMichael Molyan, Park Lane College
DateJuly 2007
DescriptionThe picture (from IOP Snippets 1987/88) can be analysed to find speed, estimates of mass, weight ( = upthrust), KE and power output of the moth.
Keywordsspace, time, distance
File(s)View image
Title"Capt News" items from Sept 05 to Aug 06
ByRick Marshall
DateSept 2006
DescriptionA third collation of the "CAPT [Current Advancing Physics Topics] NEWS items. They are derived from current research papers and news. They are chosen to illustrate the physics in the Advancing Physics Specification, and so perhaps enliven the odd lesson.
File(s)CaptNews05_06Chp9.doc
TitleThe fastest man on Earth
ByPeter Campbell
DateSep 2000
DescriptionThe US airforce scientist John Stapp who underwent experiments in the 1950s to see what acceleration forces the body can withstand. Here are some questions for a short discussion, based on an obituary published in the Guardian 11 December 1999. The obituary is available from the archive on the Guardian Website.
Keywordsacceleration, forces
File(s)fastestman.pdf
Title Investigating Newton's second law
ByJules Hoult
DateOct 2000
DescriptionA series of experiments using dynamics trolleys that verify Newton's second law of motion.
Keywordsmotion, Newton's Laws
File(s)InvestigatingNewtonssecondlaw.pdf
InvestigatingNewtonssecondlaw.xls