Category: Physics

2017 HSC Physics Paper Solutions

Have you seen the 2017 HSC Physics Paper, yet? Did you solve the questions? Did you find some of them particularly difficult? In this post,…

Physics Practical Skills Part 3: How to Study for Practical Exams

Can I study for Physics practical exams? Students are often told, “you can’t study for prac exams because they test skills, not knowledge.” This is…

Physics Practical Skills Part 2 – Systematic VS Random Errors

Systematic vs Random Errors: Experimental Errors In Part 1 of Physics Practical Skills series, we looked at reliability, accuracy and validity. Reliability and accuracy are…

Physics Practical Skills Part 1 – Validity, Reliability and Accuracy of Experiments

Practical assessments are designed to test your practical skills: how well you can design and carry out an experiment and analyse results, but also your…

Year 11 Physics Exam Questions Part 2: Moving About

Year 11 Physics Exam Questions: Moving About Assess your depth of knowledge and understanding for the Year 11 Physics module ‘Moving About’.  Work through these Moving…

HSC Physics Study Guide Part 1 (Space Module)

HSC Physics Space module contains a variety of fundamental and interesting concepts ranging from gravitational field to Special Theory of Relativity. In Part 1 of the HSC…

HSC Physics Study Guide Part 2 (Motors and Generators Module)

Year 12 Physics students find the HSC Physics Motors and Generators module conceptually challenging. As such, students struggle to provide scientific responses that are logical and…

How to answer ‘Explain’ HSC Physics Questions

Know Your Key Verbs In the 2014 HSC Physics Exam, there were 9 questions that involved the following key verbs: Identify (Q21, Q25a) Outline (Q25b)…

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