Year 11
Qualification: GCSE Physics
Science QAN Code: 600/1072/1
Exam Board: OCR
Half term 
Unit of Work 
Home study 
Autumn half term 1 
Waves 
While you study the Waves topic attempt at least 4 of the following home study tasks. You can collect any sheets from your teacher. Research the definition of these words. Write the words and meanings in a table. Transverse, longitudinal, wavelength, amplitude, oscillation, frequency, displacement, adjacent, compression, rarefaction. Make a crossword puzzle for a friend to solve using the words and definitions from the first task. Complete the extended writing task on Waves worksheet 1. Draw ray diagrams – remember the rules! Use Waves worksheet 2 Calculate the frequency of the following waves using the equation F = 1/T
Now try rearranging the equation to calculate the time period of the waves What is the time period for a wave if the frequency is...
Fill in the missing information about the electromagnetic spectrum on Waves worksheet 3 Label the diagram of the electromagnetic spectrum with the information on Waves 
Autumn half term 2 
Further Forces 
While you study the forces topic complete at least 7 of the tasks below. You can collect any sheets from your teacher. Use the internet to research vectors and scalars. Write a list of vectors and a list of scalars. Describe the difference between vectors and scalars. List as many forces as you can remember. Put them under two headings Contact Forces and Non Contact Forces. Complete the tasks on the worksheet Forces Task sheet 1 Complete the tasks on the work sheet Forces Task Sheet 2 Use this equation to calculate the weight of the following objects on Earth. W = m x g
Take gravity on Earth to be 10N/kg Find out the size of gravity on Jupiter and Pluto. Calculate the weight of the above objects if they were on Jupiter and Pluto. Calculate the resultant force acting in each situation on these worksheets. Forces task sheet 3 Complete the moments worksheet Forces task sheet 
Spring half term 1 
Magnetism and Electromagnetism and Particle Model 
During your study of the Electromagnetism topic you should complete 3 of the following tasks You can collect any sheets from your teacher. Produce a design drawing for a children’s toy with at least four sections that can be attached to each other, for example the carriages of a train. Home study sheet 1 will help you Complete home study sheet 2 on magnetic fields. Complete home study sheet 3 on electromagnets Complete home study sheet 4 on applications of electromagnet
While you study the Particle Model topic complete a minimum of 3 tasks from the list below. You can collect any sheets from your teacher.

Spring half term 2 
Atomic Structure 
While you study the Atomic Structure topic complete a minimum of 3 tasks from the list below. You can collect any sheets from your teacher.
6 Mark QAnswer 6 Mark question on home study task 6 ppt. 
Summer half term 1 
Revision and exams 
Collect revision booklets, resources and past paper questions from your teacher. Complete them at home and ask the teacher for a mark scheme to check your answers 