• Description
• Outcome
• Certification
• This free online tutorial reviews motion, electric fields, spectra, energy transfers, force, acceleration, gravity Newton's Laws, projectiles, light, and much, much more. This comprehensive grounding in Physics is ideal as a complement to regular classes, as a study and revision aid, and as a resource for someone pursuing an interest in basic science.

• After completing this course you will understand motion and forces, Newton's Law, friction, air resistance, collisions, orbits and many more important aspects. You will gain a good knowledge of gravity, including calculating weight and acceleration. You will learn about energy transfers in space, torque, static equilibrium, structures, materials, Hooke's Law and its limitations, the photoelectric effect, different metals, electric fields and the electron. This course will effectively enhance your understanding of motion, light and materials.

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###### Modules List( 21 )
• Motion: Normal reaction
• Normal reaction
• Example showing normal reaction
• Normal reaction with two points of contact
• Normal reaction during rebound
• Deformation forces
• Motion: Force and acceleration
• Net force
• Newton's Laws
• Summary - forces and motion
• Friction
• Air resistance
• Weight
• Applying Newton's Laws
• Horizontal forces
• Motion: Collisions
• Collisions - conservation of momentum and energy
• The duration of a collision
• Motion: Constant and vertical circular motion
• Constant and vertical circular motion
• The centripetal force can be friction
• Vertical circular motion
• Roller coaster example
• Car on a hump example
• Calculations when only part of the motion is circular
• Roller coaster example
• Motion: Projectile motion
• Projectile motion without air resistance
• Calculations with projectile motion
• Calculations with projectile motion
• Projectile motion with and without air resistance
• Projectile motion with air resistance
• Terminal velocity
• Motion: Momentum and impulse
• Momentum
• Impulse
• Impulse, force and time
• Conservation of momentum
• Motion: Work energy and power
• Kinetic energy
• Gravitational potential energy
• Example calculation using gravitional potential energy
• Elastic potential energy
• Calculating elastic potential energy from graphs
• Work, energy and power
• Conservation of energy
• Conservation of energy in springs
• Work
• Power
• Motion: Orbits
• Orbits
• Circular and elliptical orbits
• Velocity of satellites
• Sample calculation: satellite speed
• Introducing Kepler's laws
• Challenge question: Kepler's law
• Acceleration of satellites
• Motion: Formulae for calculating motion in one and two dimensions
• Displacement and distance
• Velocity and speed
• Acceleration
• Equations of motion for constant acceleration in one dimension
• The gradient of a position-time graph
• The gradient of a velocity-time graph
• The area under an acceleration - time graph
• Calculating motion in two dimensions
• Calculation using acceleration
• Introduction to gravity
• Gravity
• Gravity: Weightlessness
• Weightlessness
• Apparent weight
• Calculating apparent weight
• Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation
• Gravitational force
• The gravitational field
• Gravity and weight
• Challenge question on gravitational field strength
• Acceleration due to gravity
• Energy transfers in space
• Energy transfers in space
• Graphical representation of energy transfers
• Structures
• Compression and tension
• Torque
• Torque when forces act at an angle
• Static equilibrium
• Rules for analysing structures
• Structures and Materials
• Materials
• Structures and materials
• Stress
• Strength
• Strain
• Young's modulus relates stress and strain
• Stress versus strain graphs
• Strain energy per unit volume
• Toughness
• Hooke's Law
• Hooke's Law
• Limitations of Hooke's Law
• The wave like nature of light
• Ideas about light and matter
• The wave equation for light
• Example calculation using the wave equation for light
• Double slit interference
• The diffraction of light
• Amount of diffraction
• Diffraction patterns
• Explanation of diffraction patterns
• Momentum of photons
• Wave/particle theory of light
• Matter waves
• The photoelectric effect
• The photoelectric effect experiment
• Results of the photoelectric effect experiment
• The photoelectric effect: stopping voltage
• The photoelectric effect: varying the frequency of the light
• The photoelectric effect: varying the frequency of the light
• Varying the intensity of the light
• Can the wave model explain the photoelectric effect
• Particle explanation of the photoelectric effect
• How photons explain the photoelectric effect
• How photons explain the photoelectric effect
• Different metals
• Emission and absorption spectra
• Emission and absorption spectra
• Electron energy levels
• Absorption spectra
• Emission spectra
• Electric fields and the electron
• Light and matter: electric fields and the electron
• Electric fields and the electron
• Electric fields and the electron
• Electric fields and the electron: fields between charged plates
• Electric force
• Energy changes for electron moving between plates
• Deflection of an electron beam
• Assessment
• Physics 2 Assessment
###### Topics List ( 5 )
Motion: Normal reaction
Motion: Normal reaction This free online course is an introduction to normal reaction with two points of contact and rebound. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
###### Topics List ( 8 )
Motion: Force and acceleration
Motion: Force and acceleration This free online course covers Newton's laws about force and acceleration and how to apply Newton's laws. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
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Motion: Collisions
Motion: Collisions This free online course discusses collisions and the conservation of momentum and energy. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
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Motion: Constant and vertical circular motion
Motion: Constant and vertical circular motion This free online course reviews constant and vertical circular motion, and centripetal force, along with worked examples. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
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Motion: Projectile motion
Motion: Projectile motion This free online course is an introduction to projectile motion, with and without air resistance. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
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Motion: Momentum and impulse
Motion: Momentum and impulse This free online course is a review of momentum, impulse, force and time. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
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Motion: Work energy and power
Motion: Work energy and power This free online course is an introduction to kinetic, elastic and potential energies, and the conservation of energy. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
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Motion: Orbits
Motion: Orbits This free online course introduces Kepler's laws and reviews circular and elliptical orbits, and the velocity of satellites. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
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Motion: Formulae for calculating motion in one and two dimensions
Motion: Formulae for calculating motion in one and two dimensions This free online course is a review of formulae and graphs used to calculate velocity, speed and acceleration. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
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Introduction to gravity
Introduction to gravity This free online course introduces gravity. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
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Gravity: Weightlessness
Gravity: Weightlessness This free online course is an introduction weightlessnes, apparent weight and how to calculate apparent weight. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
###### Topics List ( 5 )
Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation
Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation This free online course is an introduction to Newton's law of universal gravitation, and discusses gravity, weight, and gravitational force. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
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Energy transfers in space
Energy transfers in space This free online course is an introduction to energy transfers in space and their graphical representation. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
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Structures
Structures This free online course is an introduction to stuctures and covers torque, compression and tension that can be found in structures. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
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Materials
Materials This free online course discusses various aspects of materials such as materials and structures, stress, strength and strain of materials, and Young's modulus. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
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Hooke's Law
Hooke's Law This free online course is an introduction to Hooke's law. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
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The wave like nature of light
The wave like nature of light This free online course reviews and discusses the wave-like nature of light. It discusses the wave/particle theory of light, the diffraction of light, double slit interference, and diffraction patterns. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
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The photoelectric effect
The photoelectric effect This free online course reviews the photoelectric effect and how particles explain the photoelectric effect. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
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Emission and absorption spectra
Emission and absorption spectra This free online course discusses emisson and absorption spectra and electron energy levels. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
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Electric fields and the electron
Electric fields and the electron This free online course is an introduction to the electron, electric fields and electric force, and the movement of electrons between charged plates. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
Assessment
Assessment
##### Course Features
• Duration

2-3 Hours

• Publisher

XSIQ

• Video

Yes

• Audio

Yes

• Assessment

Yes

• Certification

Yes

• Price

Free

• Reward

50 Pts

• Responsive

No