A level physics video lessons

All of the lessons below are included in the A level (16 to 19 year old) package. Some are intended as an introduction or reminder for that part of the A level course and so could be useful for GCSE (14 to 16 year old) work. A more detailed explanation of the tutorials in each section can be seen here.

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Titles of all


Astronomical distances units.mov

Big bang and evidence.mov

HR and cepheid.mov

Hubble’s Law.mov

Measuring distance by parallax.mov

Measuring distance to the moon and near planets.mov

Satellites Geostationary and polar.mov

Stars - life cycle.mov

The age of the universe.mov

Type 1a supernova.mov

Using a Hertzsprung Russell diagram and cephid variables to estimate distance in astronomy.mov


Atomic structure

Atomic stability.mov

Atomic structure quarks and leptons.mov

Atomic structure summary.mov

Bosons and fermions.mov

Feynman diagrams.mov

Protons neutrons and electrons and isotopes.mov

Rutherford's gold leaf experiment and atomic structure.mov

Sub atomic particles notes.mov



Capacitance part 1.mov

Capacitance part 2 with series, parallel and time period.mov


Current electricity

Current and charge.mov

Domestic mains electricity.mov

Drift velocity.mov

Electric current and Kichoff's first Law.mov

Explaining EMF and internal resistance.mov

Kirchoff's second law.mov

Measuring EMF and internal resistance.mov

Ohms Law.mov

Potential dividers.mov

Resistance and temperature.mov

Resistivity and conductivity.mov

Resistors in parallel.mov


Fluid flow

Bernoulli sucks.mov

The Coanda effect.mov

The Magnus effect.mov



A level physics

Force and motion

Adding vectors.mov

Falling and gravity.mov

Horizontal and vertical motion.mov

Impulse and momentum.mov

Measuring the acceleration due to gravity.mov


Momentum collisions hd.mov

Momentum rockets hd.mov

Newton's second law.mov

Newton's third law.mov

Newton"s first law.mov

Using the equations of motion.mov


Graphs, equations and revising

Curved line graphs.mov

Exponential decay.mov

Linear graphs.mov

rearranging equations.mov


The inverse square law.mov


Heat and kinetic theory

Avagadro's Law.mov

Boyle's Law.mov

Brownian motion demonstration and explanation.mov

Charles' Law.mov

Ideal and real gases.mov

Kinetic theory example questions.mov

Kinetic theory of an ideal gas.mov

Kinetic theory of gases equations.mov

Specific and latent heat.mov

Specific heat capacity.mov

Specific latent heat.mov

The Kelvin scale and absolute zero.mov


Magnetism and electromagnetism

Charged particles in a magnetic field.mov

Defining flux density.mov

Eddy currents.mov

Electromagnetic induction.mov

Fleming's left hand rule.mov

Magnetic induction, Faraday's and Lenz's Laws.mov

Measuring flux density.mov



Nuclear fission and fusion

Nuclear Fission.mov

Nuclear fusion.mov


video lessons


Absorbing radiation.mov

Beta decay .mov

Bosons and fermions for beginners.mov

Decay equations.mov

Nuclear transformations.mov

Properties of alpha beta and gama.mov

Radioactive decay, half life and carbon dating.mov

Stability and decay equations.mov


Simple Harmonic Motion

SHM of a spring.mov

Explaining SHM.mov

Standing waves


Standing waves - an introduction.mov

Standing waves in tubes.mov

Standing waves in wires.mov


Waves and light

Converging lenses.mov

Drawing ray diagrams for converging lenses.mov

Drawing ray diagrams for diverging lenses.mov

How a diffraction grating works.mov

Interference of waves.mov

Interference patterns.mov

Measuring Planck's constant.mov

Photoelectric effect.mov


Reflection of waves.mov

The Doppler effect.mov

The electromagnetic spectrum.mov

Total internal reflection.mov

Transverse and longitudinal waves.mov

Using Diffraction grating to measure wavelength.mov

Waves and photons.mov

Young's slits.mov