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KS4 Physics by Mind Map: KS4 Physics
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KS4 Physics

Forces and Motion

FOMO_e1 - Formulas and measurement for physics

FOMO_001 - Formula triangles, FOMO_001p1 - Formula triangles for pressure and density

FOMO_002 - Guidelines for using physics formulas

FOMO_003 - Standard (SI) units

FOMO_004 - Units for force, mass, weight, density and moment

FOMO_005 - Units for pressure, area and volume

FOMO_e2 - Forces

FOMO_006 - What is a force?

FOMO_007 - What is gravity?

FOMO_008 - Mass vs. Weight

FOMO_009 - What is friction?

FOMO_010 - Examples of friction

FOMO_011 - Force diagrams

FOMO_012 - Balanced and unbalanced forces

FOMO_013 - Using force diagrams

FOMO_e3 - Motion and momentum

FOMO_014 - First law of motion

FOMO_015 - Second law of motion

FOMO_016 - Resultant force

FOMO_017 - Third law of motion

FOMO_018 - Force diagrams of reaction forces

FOMO_019 - The Difference between Speed and Velocity

FOMO_020 - Acceleration

FOMO_021 - Distance-time graphs

FOMO_022 - Velocity-time graphs

FOMO_023 - Calculating speed, distance and acceleration

FOMO_024 - What is terminal velocity?

FOMO_025 - Braking distances for cars

FOMO_026 - Momentum

FOMO_027 - Calculating momentum

FOMO_e4 - Springs and moments

FOMO_049 - Mass, Volume and Density

FOMO_029 - Springs and elastic materials

FOMO_030 - What is Hooke's Law?

FOMO_031 - Using Hooke's Law

FOMO_032 - Graphing extension and elastic limits

FOMO_033 - Energy stored in a spring

FOMO_034 - Plastic materials

FOMO_035 - Turning effects - Calculating the moment of a force

FOMO_036 - Examples of levers

FOMO_037 - In Principle of Moments

FOMO_038 - Using the Principle of Moments

FOMO_039 - Centre of mass

FOMO_040 - Toppling and stability

FOMO_e5 - Pressure

FOMO_041 - What is pressure?

FOMO_042 - How gas particles create pressure

FOMO_043 - What is Boyle's Law?

FOMO_044 - Pressure in solids

FOMO_045 - Pressure in liquids

FOMO_046 - Hydraulic systems

FOMO_047 - Simple pressure calculations

FOMO_048 - Kinetic Theory

FOMO_028 - Deforming forces -- stretching materials

FOMO_e6 - Mass, Volume and Density

FOMO_050 - Finding the density of a regular object

FOMO_051 - Finding the density of an irregular object

FOMO_052 - Density calculations

FOMO_053 - Floating and sinking

FOMO_054 - Equations of motion

FOMO_055 - Projectile motion

FOMO_056 - Circular motion

FOMO_057 - Centripetal force

FOMO_058 - Period and time of orbit


ELEC_e1 - Intro to Electricity

ELEC_001 - What is electricity?

ELEC_002 - Looking at electricity flow (current, voltage, resistance)

ELEC_003 - Units for electricity (volts, amperes, ohms, coulombs)

ELEC_004 - Conductors and insulators

ELEC_005 - Static charge

ELEC_006 - Uses of static electricity (inkjets and photocopiers)

ELEC_007 - Forces between charges

ELEC_008 - What is lightning

ELEC_009 - Moving charges (current electricity)

ELEC_e2 - Circuits

ELEC_010 - Electric circuits and circuit symbols

ELEC_011 - All about current and electron flow

ELEC_012 - Current flow in electrolytes

ELEC_013 - Series circuits

ELEC_014 - Parallel circuits

ELEC_015 - All about voltage (potential difference)

ELEC_016 - Measuring current and voltage (ammeters and voltmeters)

ELEC_017 - Current-Voltage Graphs (I-V graphs)

ELEC_018 - Resistance and resistors (inc variable)

ELEC_019 - Potential dividers

ELEC_020 - Resistor colour codes

ELEC_021 Drawing circuits diagrams

ELEC_022 Circuit symbols

ELEC_023 Diodes (semiconducting diodes and LEDs)

ELEC_024 - Resistors (variable resistors, thermistors and LDRs)

ELEC_025 - Ohm's law

ELEC_026 - Adding resistances

ELEC_027 - What are series circuits?

ELEC_028 - Series Circuit calculations

ELEC_029 - What are parallel circuits?

ELEC_030 Parallel circuit calculations

ELEC_031 - Parallel connections in a car

ELEC_032 - Non-ohmic devises

ELEC_033 - Alternating and direct current

ELEC_e3 - Using Electricity

ELEC_034 - Energy transfer from cells, generators, batteries

ELEC_035 - Energy transfer and changes in volt

ELEC_036 - Electricity transmission and transformers

ELEC_037 - The transformer equation

ELEC_038 - Advance electrical circuits

ELEC_039 - Electricity at home mains supply and home circuits

ELEC_040 - Electrical safety

ELEC_041 - Power of electrical devices

ELEC_042 - Calculating the power of an electrical device

ELEC_043 - Calculating fuse sizes

ELEC_044 - Wiring a plug

ELEC_045 - Efficiency of an electrical advice

ELEC_046 Calculating the efficiency of an electrical device

ELEC_047 - Calculating the energy used by a device (using its power)

ELEC_048 - Electricity costs

ELEC_049 - Earthing and fuses

ELEC_050 Capacitators

ELEC_051 The UK national grid

ELEC_052 - Basic set up of power station

ELEC_e4 - Computing

ELEC_053 - Input, process and output in electronic systems

ELEC_054 - Transistors

ELEC_055 - What are logic gates?

ELEC_056 - Types of logic gates

ELEC_057 - Combination of logic gates

ELEC_058 - Latches of logic gates


MAGN_001e - All about magnets

MAGN_001 - Magnetic fields

MAGN_002 - Magnetic and non-magnetic materials

MAGN_003 - Drawing magnetic field diagrams

MAGN_004 - Magnetic flux

MAGN_005 - Bar magnets and solenoids

MAGN_006 - Electromagnets

MAGN_007 - Magnetising and demagnetising

MAGN_008 - Electromagnet application: circuit breakers

MAGN_009 - Electromagnet application: electric bell

MAGN_010 - How do relay's work?

MAGN_011 - Earth's magnetic field

MAGN_012 - Magnetic compasses

MAGN_013 - Force and current in a magnetic field

MAGN_014 - Fleming's left hand rule

MAGN_002e - Uses of magnets

MAGN_015 - Magnetic fields in simple electric motors

MAGN_016 - Magnets in loud speakers

MAGN_017 - Electromagnetic induction

MAGN_018 - Generator effect

MAGN_019 - Motor effect

MAGN_020 - Dynamos

MAGN_021 - Magnetic tapes


ENRG_e1 - What is energy?

ENRG_001 - The ten types of energy

ENRG_002 - Units for energy (watts, joules, seconds)

ENRG_003 - Stored energy: potential and chemical energy

ENRG_004 - What is energy transfer

ENRG_005 - Types of energy transfer

ENRG_006 - Measuring energy (joules)

ENRG_007 - Conservation of energy & conversion of energy

ENRG_e2 - Efficiency

ENRG_008 - What is energy efficiency?

ENRG_009 - Calculating efficiency

ENRG_010 - Intro to energy calculations

ENRG_011 - What is kinetic energy?

ENRG_012 - Calculating kinetic energy

ENRG_013 - Relationship between kinetic energy and temperature

ENRG_014 - Absolute zero

ENRG_015 - What is potential energy?

ENRG_016 - Calculating potential energy

ENRG_017 - Relating kinetic and potential energy

ENRG_018 - What is work?

ENRG_019 - Calculating work done

ENRG_020 - What is power?

ENRG_021 - Calculating power

ENRG_022 - Calculating electrical energy

ENRG_e3 - Heat Energy

ENRG_023 - Heat energy transfers

ENRG_024 - Conduction

ENRG_025 - Convection

ENRG_026 - Radiation

ENRG_027 - How colour and texture affect radiation

ENRG_028 - Sankey diagrams

ENRG_029 - State changes

ENRG_030 - Specific heat capacity

ENRG_031 - Using specific heat capacity to calculate energy transferred

ENRG_032 - Conductors and insulators

ENRG_033 - Insulating buildings

ENRG_e4 - Where do we get our energy?

ENRG_034 - Introduction to energy sources

ENRG_035 - Non-renewable vs. renewable energy sources

ENRG_036 - The Sun's energy

ENRG_037 - Energy chains

ENRG_038 - Nuclear power

ENRG_039 - How do nuclear reactors work?

ENRG_040 - Geothermal energy

ENRG_041 - Generating electricity using fossil fuels

ENRG_042 - Wood burning

ENRG_043 - Wind power

ENRG_044 - Hydroelectricity & pumped storage

ENRG_045 - Wave power

ENRG_046 - Tidal power

ENRG_047 - Solar cells, solar planets and solar furnaces

ENRG_048 - Comparing energy sources

ENRG_049 - Global warming

Earth and Space

ERSP_e1 - Celestial Bodies

ERSP_001 - Stars

ERSP_002 - How do stars form?

ERSP_003 - the HR Diagram

ERSP_004 - The life cycle of stars

ERSP_005 - The milky way galaxy

ERSP_006 - Our solar system

ERSP_007 - Planetary orbits

ERSP_008 - Gravity of celestial bodies

ERSP_009 - Gravitational field strength

ERSP_010 - Viewing other planets from earth

ERSP_011 - Moons

ERSP_012 - Earth's moon

ERSP_013 - The moon's phases

ERSP_014 - Asteroid belts

ERSP_015 - Meteors

ERSP_016 - Comets

ERSP_017 - Black holes

ERSP_018 - Dwarf Planets

ERSP_e2 - The Universe

ERSP_019 - The Universe

ERSP_020 - Scale of the Universe

ERSP_021 - The big bang theory

ERSP_022 - Redshift and background radiation

ERSP_023 - Steady state theory of the universe

ERSP_024 - An ever-expanding universe or a big crunch?

ERSP_025 - Black holes

ERSP_026 - Dark matter

ERSP_027 - Dark Energy

ERSP_028 - Extraterrestrial life

ERSP_e3 - Humans in Space

ERSP_029 - Artificial satlellites

ERSP_030- Uses of artificial satellites

ERSP_031 - Space exploration, Sub-leveles to be defined - please make suggestions at:

ERSP_032 - Space Shuttle

ERSP_033 - the International Space Station

ERSP_034_the NASA

ERSP_035 - the ESA

ERSP_036 - the Space Race during the Cold War

ERSP_037 - the Apollo Program

ERSP_e4 - The Earth

ERSP_032 - Structure of the earth: inner core to crust

ERSP_033 - How do we know about the earth's structure?

ERSP_034 - What is plate tectonics?

ERSP_035 - Evidence in favour of plate tectonics?

ERSP_036 - Continental drift

ERSP_037 - Collision of plates

ERSP_038 - Sea flood spreading

ERSP_039 - Sliding tectonic plates

ERSP_040 - What are seismic waves?

ERSP_041 - S-waves and p-waves

ERSP_042 - Seismographs

ERSP_043 - Tides

ERSP_e5 - Other Planets in our Solar System

ERSP_044 - Venus

ERSP_045 - Mercury

ERSP_046 - Mars

ERSP_047 - Jupiter

ERSP_048 - Saturn

ERSP_049 - Uranus

ERSP_50 - Neptun

ERSP_51 - Pluto: a Plutoid, not a Planeet


WAVE_e1 - Intro to waves

WAVE_001 -What are waves

WAVE_002 - Energy moves in waves

WAVE_003 - Amplitude, wavelength, frequency and period

WAVE_004 - Longitudinal waves

WAVE_e2 - Light

WAVE_005 - Reflection

WAVE_006 - Reflection of light

WAVE_007 - Reflections in a mirror

WAVE_008 - Drawing reflected waves

WAVE_009 - Total internal reflections

WAVE_010 - How binoculars and periscopes work

WAVE_011 - Other applications of total internal reflection

WAVE_012 - Refraction

WAVE_013 - Refraction of light

WAVE_014 - Refraction of sound

WAVE_015 - Diffraction of waves

WAVE_016 - Dispersion

WAVE_e3 - Sound

WAVE_017 - Diffraction of sound waves

WAVE_019 - Calculating the speed of waves

WAVE_020 - Sound waves

WAVE_021 - Frequency, wavelength & amplitude of sound waves

WAVE_022 - How do loudspeakers work?

WAVE_023 - How do microphones work?

WAVE_024 - Hearing damage

WAVE_025 - Noise pollution

WAVE_026 - Calculating the speed of sound waves

WAVE_027 - Speed of sound vs. speed of light

WAVE_028 - Echoes

WAVE_029 - What is ultrasound?

WAVE_030 - Ultrasound applications

WAVE_031 - Digital vs. analogue transmission

WAVE_032 - Analogue records vs. Digital CDs and mp3s

WAVE_033 - Amplifying signals

WAVE_034 - The electromagnetic spectrum

WAVE_e4 - Waves all around us

WAVE_035 - Radio waves

WAVE_036 - Radio communication systems

WAVE_037 - AM radio

WAVE_038 - FM radio

WAVE_039 - Different frequency waves travel via different routes

WAVE_040 - Microwaves

WAVE_041 - Infrared radiation

WAVE_042 - Visible light

WAVE_043 - Ultraviolet light

WAVE_044 - X-Rays

WAVE_045 - Gamma rays

WAVE_046 - Resonance and natural frequency

WAVE_047 - Harmony of musical notes

WAVE_048 - How do sting instruments create sound waves?

WAVE_049 - Interference of waves

WAVE_050 - Light interference

WAVE_051 - Converging and diverging lenses

WAVE_052 - What are virtual images?

WAVE_053 - The physics of photography


RDAC_e1 - Intro to radiation

RDAC_001 - What is nuclear radiation?

RDAC_002k1 - Types of radiation

RDAC_002k2 - Structure of the Nucleus

RDAC_003 - Alpha Radiation

RDAC_004 - Beta Radiation

RDAC_005 - Gamma rays

RDAC_006 - Blocking radiation

RDAC_007 - Nuclear equations

RDAC_008 - Measuring Radiation

RDAC_009 - Geiger-Muller Tube

RDAC_010 - Half life of Radiation

RDAC_011 - Measuring half life

RDAC_012 - Using half lives to measure time

RDAC_013 - Randomness of radioactivity

RDAC_014 - Nuclear Fission

RDAC_015 - Background radiation

RDAC_e2 - Using Radioactivity

RDAC_016 - Uses of radioactive materials

RDAC_017 - Applications in Medicine

RDAC_018 - Radioactive dating

RDAC_019 - Using Carbon 14 in Archaeology

RDAC_020 - Radioactivity in Industry

RDAC_021 - Nuclear Power

RDAC_022 - Nuclear Chain Reactions

RDAC_e4 - Nuclear and Particle Physics

RDAC_023 - Matter and Anti-Matter

RDAC_024 - What are quarks?

RDAC_025 - Nuclear structure and radioactivity

RDAC_026 - Color Change in Radioactive Decay

RDAC_027 - Electron guns and Oscilloscope

RDAC_028 - Particle Accelerators