This page provides the links to my videos on this site and are arranged according to the NSW curriculum in terms of modules and inquiry questions.

Those with an EG have an associated worked out sample. Those with an WS have sample problems. Foundations Year 11 Year 12 
Foundations/Skills
 Dimensions and Units
 Special units  atomic mass unit, eV, eV/c2
 Prefixes and Scientific Notation
 Significant Figures
 Graphing  choosing the right graph, linearising data
 Errors
 Orders of Magnitude and Estimation
 Validity, Reliability and Accuracy in First Hand Investigations
 Validity, Reliability and Accuracy in Second Hand Investigations (Research)
Year 11
Module 1
IQ: How is the motion of an object moving in a straight line described and predicted?

Module 2
Inquiry question: How are forces produced between objects and what effects do forces produce?
 What are Newton's Laws? WS
 3rd Law reviewed
 Forces in equilibrium EG WS
 Understanding the Normal Force
 Friction explained WS
 Inclines analysis with 2nd Law EG WS
 What is work and WorkEnergy Theorem? WS
 Conservation of Energy Explained
 Conservation of Energy and Collisions WS
 Work and Power EG
 * What is Impulse? EG, WS
 Conservation of Momentum EG x 3 , WS
 How Well do you know Momentum?
Module 3
IQ: What are the properties of all waves and wave motion? IQ: How do waves behave?
 Superposition explained (one dimensional)
 Superposition using Desmos
 Interference (no maths)
 Resonance explained  with demonstration
 Understanding Standing Waves EG
 Standing waves in Closed Pipes EG
 Simple doppler animation explained (no maths)
 Doppler explained with maths EG WS
 Doppler effect formula derivation
 Doppler demonstration in the classroom
 Beats explained
 Temperature vs Heat
 Specific Heat Capacity EG
 Latent Heat Explained
 Energy transfer  conduction, convection, radiation
 Climate science (applications of thermodynamics)
Module 4
in IQ: How do charged objects interact with other charged objects and with neutral objects?
 Intro to electric charge
 How an electroscope works
 Electric Fields Explained
 Coulomb’s Law Explained
 Understanding voltage
 Ohm’s Law and its limitations
 Series and parallel circuits explained using an analogy
 Series and parallel circuits explained using mathematics EG WS
 Watt is Power in electrical circuits?
 What is a kilowatt hour?
Year 12
Module 5
IQ: How can models that are used to explain projectile motion be used to analyse and make predictions?
 Projectile Motion Explained EGx2, WS
 Why 45° has maximum range (See "Going Deeper")
 Real life projectiles are not parabolas. real life is more complex (See "Going Deeper")
 How well do you know projectile motionWS
 Circular Motion Explained EGx3, WS
 *The Conical Pendulum and banking explained EGx2, WS
 The physics of rollercoasters
 Intro to angular motion
 Torque Explained EG
 Law of Gravitation EG, WS
 Orbital Velocity EG WS
 Potential Energy (includes gravity variation) WS
 Kepler’s Laws Explained EG WS
 Understanding Energy of Satellites EG
 How well do you know gravitation?
Module 6
IQ:What happens to stationary and moving charged particles when they interact with an electric or magnetic field?
 Charge behaviour in E field EG, WS
 Charge behaviour in B field EG, WS
 particle accelerators explained (added here since they use E and B fields to speed up and direct charged particles)
 Physics of the plasma Ball (an application of charges in fields)
 Demos with the plasma ball
 Hand rules explained
 Motor effect explained EG WS
 The current balance  testing the motor effect
 Motor effect applications  (not in current syllabus. Nonetheless a useful application to be aware of)
 Understanding Force between current bearing wires EG
 How well do you know the Motor Effect
 Flux explained includes Faraday’s Law
 Faraday’s Law Demonstrated EG
 lenz law explained  includes both pipe example and electromagnetic braking
 Understanding Transformers, EG WS and also a special case.  How the induction coil works
 Quizzes 
 How well do you know induction
 How well do you know Transformers
Module 7
Module 8
IQ What evidence is there for the origins of the elements?
 What is the Big Bang?
 Olber’s Paradox
 Stellar parallax
 Star Magnitude
 Star Temperature
 The HR Diagram
 Star energy  the protonproton cycle (see Nuclear Fusion)
 Star energy  the CNO cycle
 Thomson’s discovery of electron WS
 Thomson’s experiment demonstrated
 Millikan’s oil drop experiment
 Rutherford’s model (Geiger Marsden exp). Includes a video on Modeling Rutherford's model
 Chadwick’s discovery of the neutron
 the atomic mass unit
 Intro to Radioactivity
 Half life explained with beerEG
 Understanding Binding energy
 Understanding Strong Force
 Fission explained EG
 How a reactor works
 Fusion explained
 What is the electron volt EG
 the eV as a unit of mass EG
 Standard model explained
 particle accelerators explained
 Evidence for the quark

