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Energy efficiency

Energy efficiency

Energy is used throughout our daily lives, in our homes, the buildings we work in and on our roads. This ...

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Energy resources

Energy resources

We use energy in different forms every day to provide us with the necessities we need to survive such as ...

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Forces and movement

Forces and movement

The way an object moves depends on its mass and the size and direction of the resultant force acting upon ...

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Energy transfers

Energy transfers

Energy is measured in the unit joule (J) and is needed by all objects to change shape, size or position. ...

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Forces and shape

Forces and shape

In this section, we will learn how different objects and their size affect the impact of the forces applied to ...

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Friction and braking

Friction and braking

When the brakes on a vehicle are applied, the amount of friction between the wheels and the surface it touches ...

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Gas laws

Gas laws

The way in which gases move and act is very intriguing, and there are certain properties and laws that you ...

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Gravitational forces

Gravitational forces

Mass The mass of an object is the amount of matter or ‘stuff’ it contains. The more matter an object ...

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Ionising radiation

Ionising radiation

Isotopes share the same chemical properties as they have equal numbers of electrons. However, different isotopes of the same element ...

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Kinematics

Kinematics

Kinematics is just a fancy name for the study of motion and the way that things move around. It is ...

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Magnetism

Magnetism

Permanent and induced magnetism All magnets have a north seeking pole (north pole) at one end and a south seeking ...

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Momentum

Momentum

In this section, we will look at momentum, when it appears and how it affects various situations. To the right, ...

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Newton’s laws of gravity

Newton’s laws of gravity

Sir Isaac Newton presented the theory of gravity. This explained the movements of planets and provided an explanation of how ...

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