9-1 Physics


9-1 Physics is a textbook designed to act as a free, reliable guide for students attempting the 9-1 Physics GCSE.

The table of contents has been structured around the AQA Specification.

This book is intended to be read chronologically.

We recommend that you are familiar with most of GCSE Mathematics as physics, like other sciences, relies on mathematics. Also, if you want to learn how to make the most of this textbook please read here.

Energy 0% developedEdit

Energy systems  
Conservation of energy  
Energy questions  

Electricity 0% developedEdit

Current, Potential difference and resistance  
Series and parallel circuits  
Domestic uses and safety  
Energy transfers  
Static electricity  
Topic questions  

Particle model of matter 0% developedEdit

Changes of state and the particle model  
Internal energy and energy transfers  
Particle model and pressure  
Topic questions  

Atomic Structure 0% developedEdit

Atoms and isotopes  
Atoms and nuclear radiation  
Hazards and uses of radioactive emissions and of background radiation  
Nuclear fission and fusion  
Topic questions  

Forces 0% developedEdit

Forces and their interactions  
Work done and energy transfer  
Forces and elasticity  
Moments, levers and gears  
Pressure and pressure differences in fluids  
Forces and motion  
Topic questions  

Waves 0% developedEdit

Waves in air, fluids and solids  
Electromagnetic waves  
Black body radiation  
Topic questions  

Electromagnetism 0% developedEdit

Permanent and induced magnetism, magnetic forces and fields  
The motor effect  
Induced potential, transformers and the National Grid (physics only)  
Topic questions  

Space Physics 0% developedEdit

Solar system  
Red shift  
Topic questions  

Practice Papers 0% developedEdit


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