Monday 12 March 2007 Morning Time: 20 minutes. Multiple Choice Answer Sheet HB pencil, eraser and calculator

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "Monday 12 March 2007 Morning Time: 20 minutes. Multiple Choice Answer Sheet HB pencil, eraser and calculator"

Transcription

1 Surname Initial(s) Signature Paper Reference(s) 5010 Edexcel GSE Science Physics P1b Topic 11: Now You See it, Now You on t Topic 12: Space and its Mysteries Foundation and Higher Tiers Monday 12 March 2007 Morning Time: 20 minutes Materials required for examination Multiple hoice nswer Sheet H pencil, eraser and calculator Items included with question papers Nil Instructions to andidates Use an H pencil. o not open this booklet until you are told to do so. Mark your answers on the separate answer sheet. Foundation tier candidates: answer questions Higher tier candidates: answer questions ll candidates are to answer questions efore the test begins: heck that the answer sheet is for the correct test and that it contains your candidate details. How to answer the test: For each question, choose the right answer,,, or and mark it in H pencil on the answer sheet. For example, the answer would be marked as shown. Mark only one answer for each question. If you change your mind about an answer, rub out the first mark thoroughly, then mark your new answer. o any necessary calculations and rough work in this booklet. You may use a calculator if you wish. You must not take this booklet or the answer sheet out of the examination room. Printer s Log. No. N29045 W850/R1535/ /7/2/2/20,000 *N29045* Turn over This publication may be reproduced only in accordance with Edexcel Limited copyright policy Edexcel Limited.

2 Questions 1 to 16 must be answered by Foundation tier candidates only. Higher tier candidates start at question 17. Using radiation Kendal and Robyn visited a local hospital to find out how some medical equipment was used to help patients. Kendal saw a scanner used to check the development of a foetus. 1. The type of waves emitted by the scanner were infrared ultraviolet ultrasound microwaves 2. n image of the foetus is seen because the waves from the scanner are reflected by the foetus absorbed by the foetus transmitted by the foetus refracted by the foetus 3. Robyn asked why they didn t use X-rays to scan the foetus. Which of these is a reason? X-rays only show broken bones X-rays would pass straight through X-rays can harm the foetus X-rays would display the mother s bones Use this information to answer questions 4 and 5. Kendal and Robyn saw a machine where radiation is used for treating cancer. 4. radiation used for treating cancer is microwave infrared ultraviolet gamma 5. This radiation treats the cancer by internal heating of body tissue mutating cells in the body producing antibodies destroying unwanted cells in the body N

3 Mobile phones John was investigating mobile phones for a science project. not to scale 6. The radiation used between mobile phones and mobile phone masts is microwave thermal sound light 7. Which of these sends out most microwave energy? a mobile phone sending a text message a mobile phone receiving a text message a mobile phone mast receiving a text message a mobile phone mast sending a text message 8. Some people are concerned about the possible dangers of mobile phones and mobile phone masts. Their main worry is that the radiation might cause global warming cause a health risk damage communication systems damage plant growth N Turn over

4 9. Telephone technology uses digital signals. Which of these is a digital signal? voltage 0 time voltage 0 time voltage 0 time voltage 0 time Life on Mars Scientists and authors have often talked about the possibility of life on other planets. These questions are about space and its exploration. 10. The Sun and its planets are the main parts of the Source: Solar System Earth galaxy Milky Way Universe system 11. star is formed from a white dwarf a nebula a planet a black dwarf 12. steroids are sometimes mentioned in the news because they are alien spaceships their long tails light up the night sky they contain rare elements their orbits can cross the Earth s orbit N

5 13. The table shows approximate travel times from Mars to three destinations. to reach the Earth to reach the Sun to reach a star travel time for a radio signal from Mars travel time for a space probe from Mars 4 minutes 12 minutes 4 years 6 months 18 months X Which of these will be correct for X? 6 years 60 years thousands of years space probes cannot leave our solar system 14. stronauts muscles can weaken during a 6-month spaceflight to Mars. One way to prevent this is to drink plenty of fluids to use an exercise machine to rest for 12 hours every day to take calcium tablets 15. Which row of the table best describes conditions in interplanetary space? gravitational field strength (N/kg) pressure (Pa) 10 10, , Robot landers have gathered information from Mars. Which evidence would support the claim that there may have been life on Mars? The temperature on Mars is very low The atmosphere on Mars is mainly carbon dioxide Photographs show that there may have been active volcanoes on Mars Photographs of rocks show that there may have been water on Mars N Turn over

6 Higher tier candidates start at question 17 and answer questions 17 to 40. Questions 17 to 24 must be answered by all candidates: Foundation tier and Higher tier. journey to Mars spacecraft leaves on a journey from Earth to Mars. 17. The rocket is launched and accelerates through the Earth s atmosphere. uring this part of its flight its weight is decreasing its weight is zero its weight is equal to the thrust from the rocket engines its weight is increasing 18. The spacecraft leaves Earth and travels towards Mars. uring part of this journey the people in the spacecraft are weightless. This is because their mass is zero their mass is equal to their weight their weight is zero their mass and their weight are both zero N

7 19. Near Mars, the rocket engine slows the spacecraft with a force of N. There is a force on the rocket from the gases. There is a force on the gases from the rocket. Which of these shows both forces correctly? force on rocket = N force on gases =0N force on rocket = N force on gases = N force on rocket = N force on gases = N force on rocket =0N force on gases = N N Turn over

8 20. The astronauts in the spacecraft discuss the probability of an asteroid striking the Earth or their spacecraft. Our spacecraft is less likely to be hit because it is further from the Sun than the Earth. Our spacecraft is more likely to be hit because it is travelling slower than the Earth. lice ob Our spacecraft is less likely to be hit because it is much smaller than the Earth. Our spacecraft is more likely to be hit because it is made out of metal. arol avid Who is correct? lice ob arol avid hris and Humza went to a science museum. They saw an exhibition about waves. Riding along on the crest of a wave Use the following information to answer questions 21 and 22. 6cm 3cm 0cm 3 cm 6 cm 4cm 8cm 12 cm 16 cm 20 cm 21. The amplitude of the wave is 4 cm 6 cm 8 cm 12 cm 22. The wavelength of the wave is 4 cm 6 cm 8 cm 20 cm N

9 Use the information below to answer questions 23 and 24. hris and Humza see this diagram. It shows some parts of the electromagnetic spectrum. radio waves microwaves infrared waves P ultraviolet waves 23. The radiation in part P is X-rays gamma rays visible light ultrasound 24. In the diagram, the parts of the electromagnetic spectrum have been arranged in order, from left to right, of increasing frequency increasing wavelength increasing amplitude increasing speed TOTL FOR FOUNTION TIER PPER: 24 MRKS Foundation tier candidates do not answer any more questions after question 24. N Turn over

10 Questions 25 to 40 must be answered by Higher tier candidates only. Foundation tier candidates do not answer questions 25 to 40. Rain, rain, rain Emma and Rémi visited the Met Office website to find out about weather measurements. They learnt that different frequencies of microwaves are used to study rain. Use this information to answer questions 25 and 26. Some radar waves are transmitted from a Met Office weather station towards a rain storm. 25. reflection is received s later. The radar waves travel at km/s. How far away is the rain storm? 15 km 30 km 150 km 300 km 26. The rain storm is moving towards the weather station. uring the next hour the time of travel for a reflected pulse to return to the transmitter increases decreases stays the same cannot be measured 27. Rémi finds that his mobile phone does not work in heavy rain. This is because microwave radiation is slowed down by the water strongly absorbed by water speeded up by the water weakly absorbed by water 28. Predictions about the weather are much more reliable today than 50 years ago. Which of these is not a reason for improved reliability? use of computerised weather maps on television use of information from satellites larger and faster computers faster transfer of information N

11 Out of this world 29. Paul and arren were visiting a space museum. Paul was explaining to arren about the relative size of things. Which of these statements is correct? The distance from the Sun to Pluto is much smaller than the distance from Earth to our nearest galaxy The distance from the Earth to the Sun is smaller than the distance from Earth to the Moon The Moon is much larger than Venus The Earth is much larger than Saturn 30. Paul and arren were discussing the probability that there is intelligent life on other planets. Which of these has not been used to search for intelligent life? radio telescopes space probes testing soil with landers astronauts landing on other planets 31. For a star about the same size as our Sun, which row of the table gives the best conditions for finding life on one of its planets? type of star position of planet in solar system main sequence inner planet white dwarf outer planet white dwarf inner planet main sequence outer planet 32. Galaxies that show the most red shift are moving towards Earth at high speed stationary relative to the Earth moving towards Earth at low speed moving away from the Earth at high speed N Turn over

12 33. The graph shows the relationship between mass and weight on planets X and Y. 700 weight in N X Y mass in kg Which statement is correct for gravity on the two planets? Gravitational field strength rises twice as fast on planet X compared to planet Y Gravitational field strength increases steadily on both planets Gravitational field strength on planet X is about twice that on planet Y Gravitational field strength on planet Y is about twice that on planet X 34. The force of gravity is strongest near a nebula a protostar a red giant a neutron star 35. weight = mass acceleration of free fall weight = mg acceleration of free fall, g = 10 N/kg force = mass acceleration spacecraft is about to take off from the Earth. It has a mass of kg and the thrust from its engines is N. What is the acceleration of the spacecraft as it takes off? 0.08 m/s m/s m/s m/s 2 N

13 Use this information to answer questions 36 and earthquake at X in entral merica X Y Z only P waves detected at Z 2 P and S waves detected at Y Wherever a seismometer is placed in the region between the lines labelled 1 1 and 2 2, it is likely to detect no waves from X only P waves from X only S waves from X both P and S waves from X 37. Which row of the table is a correct reason why S waves do not reach Z. S waves cannot pass through because S waves are the molten inner core of the Earth transverse the molten inner core of the Earth longitudinal the molten outer core of the Earth transverse the molten outer core of the Earth longitudinal N Turn over

14 Use this information to answer questions 38, 39 and 40. This graph shows approximate speeds of seismic waves at various depths down to the centre of the Earth. 0 depth in km S wave P wave seismic wave speed in km/s 38. This graph shows that the speed of a P wave suddenly decreases at a depth of about 3000 km. The most likely reason for this is scientific instruments do not work well at this depth the waves pass through a huge underground lake the density of the rock suddenly changes it is an anomalous result 39. P wave travels from one side of the inner core of the Earth to the other side, passing through the centre. This will take about 100 s 200 s 280 s 560 s N

15 40. The frequency of the P wave is 2 Hz. What is its wavelength at the centre of the Earth? 0.16 m 6 m 3185 m 6000 m TOTL FOR HIGHER TIER PPER: 24 MRKS EN N

16 LNK PGE N

Physics/Science *P41764A0120* Edexcel GCSE P41764A. Unit P1: Universal Physics. Higher Tier. Thursday 8 November 2012 Morning Time: 1 hour

Physics/Science *P41764A0120* Edexcel GCSE P41764A. Unit P1: Universal Physics. Higher Tier. Thursday 8 November 2012 Morning Time: 1 hour Write your name here Surname Other names Edexcel GCSE Centre Number Physics/Science Unit P1: Universal Physics Thursday 8 November 2012 Morning Time: 1 hour You must have: Calculator, ruler Candidate Number

More information

Pearson Edexcel GCSE Physics/Science Unit P1: Universal Physics Foundation Tier Time: 1 hour 5PH1F/01 You must have:

Pearson Edexcel GCSE Physics/Science Unit P1: Universal Physics Foundation Tier Time: 1 hour 5PH1F/01 You must have: Write your name here Surname Other names Pearson Edexcel GCSE Centre Number Physics/Science Unit P1: Universal Physics Wednesday 20 May 2015 Afternoon Time: 1 hour You must have: Calculator, ruler Candidate

More information

Paper Reference(s) 5PH1H/01 Edexcel GCSE

Paper Reference(s) 5PH1H/01 Edexcel GCSE Paper Reference(s) 5PH1H/01 Edexcel GCSE Physics/Science Unit P1: Universal Physics Higher Tier Thursday 24 May 2012 Morning Time: 1 hour plus your additional time allowance INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES

More information

Paper Reference(s) Edexcel GCSE Science (5009) Physics (5045) P1a Topics 9 and 10 Foundation and Higher Tier

Paper Reference(s) Edexcel GCSE Science (5009) Physics (5045) P1a Topics 9 and 10 Foundation and Higher Tier Surname Initial(s) Signature Paper Reference(s) 59 545 Edexcel GSE Science (59) Physics (545) P1a Topics 9 and 1 Foundation and Higher Tier Thursday 22 November 27 Morning Time: 2 minutes Materials required

More information

Name: Exampro GCSE Physics. Class: P1 Waves Self Study Questions - Higher tier. Author: Date: Time: 74. Marks: 74. Comments: Page 1 of 27

Name: Exampro GCSE Physics. Class: P1 Waves Self Study Questions - Higher tier. Author: Date: Time: 74. Marks: 74. Comments: Page 1 of 27 Exampro GCSE Physics P Waves Self Study Questions - Higher tier Name: Class: Author: Date: Time: 74 Marks: 74 Comments: Page of 27 Q. All radio waves travel at 300 000 000 m/s in air. (i) Give the equation

More information

Unit: KPH0/4PH0 Science (Double Award) KSC0/4SC0 Paper: 1P

Unit: KPH0/4PH0 Science (Double Award) KSC0/4SC0 Paper: 1P Write your name here Surname Other names Pearson Edexcel Certificate Pearson Edexcel International GCSE Centre Number Physics Unit: KPH0/4PH0 Science (Double Award) KSC0/4SC0 Paper: 1P Thursday 15 May

More information

Q1. The diagram shows a plane mirror used by a dentist to see the back of a patient s tooth.

Q1. The diagram shows a plane mirror used by a dentist to see the back of a patient s tooth. Year 0 Physics Waves Revision questions Higher Name: Q. The diagram shows a plane mirror used by a dentist to see the back of a patient s tooth. (a) Use a ruler to draw a ray of light on the diagram to

More information

Thursday 23 May 2013 Morning

Thursday 23 May 2013 Morning THIS IS A NEW SPECIFICATION H Thursday 23 May 2013 Morning GCSE TWENTY FIRST CENTURY SCIENCE PHYSICS A A181/02 Modules P1 P2 P3 (Higher Tier) *A137270613* Candidates answer on the Question Paper. A calculator

More information

Q1. The diagram below shows the range of wavelengths and frequencies for all the types of radiation in the electromagnetic spectrum.

Q1. The diagram below shows the range of wavelengths and frequencies for all the types of radiation in the electromagnetic spectrum. Q. The diagram below shows the range of wavelengths and frequencies for all the types of radiation in the electromagnetic spectrum. X-rays, which have frequencies in the range 0 8 0 2 Hz are already marked

More information

Physics PH1FP. (Jun15PH1FP01) General Certificate of Secondary Education Foundation Tier June 2015. Unit Physics P1. Unit Physics P1 TOTAL

Physics PH1FP. (Jun15PH1FP01) General Certificate of Secondary Education Foundation Tier June 2015. Unit Physics P1. Unit Physics P1 TOTAL Centre Number Surname Candidate Number For Examiner s Use Other Names Candidate Signature Examiner s Initials Question Mark Science A Unit Physics P1 Physics Unit Physics P1 Friday 12 June 2015 General

More information

P2 Learning Outcome Questions

P2 Learning Outcome Questions Question Answer State 4 facts about photocells. Recall that DC electricity is current in the same direction all the time. Describe how the Sun s energy can be harnessed. Describe some advantages and disadvantages

More information

Astronomy 110 Homework #04 Assigned: 02/06/2007 Due: 02/13/2007. Name:

Astronomy 110 Homework #04 Assigned: 02/06/2007 Due: 02/13/2007. Name: Astronomy 110 Homework #04 Assigned: 02/06/2007 Due: 02/13/2007 Name: Directions: Listed below are twenty (20) multiple-choice questions based on the material covered by the lectures this past week. Choose

More information

REVISION CARDS. Physics P1. Modified 07/07/2014 (PB)

REVISION CARDS. Physics P1.  Modified 07/07/2014 (PB) REVISION CARDS Physics P1 www.physicsinfo.co.uk Modified 07/07/2014 (PB) INDEX 3 Reflecting telescope 4 Refracting telescope 5 Real & virtual 6 Transverse & Longitudinal 7 Wave characteristics 8 Galileo

More information

Grade 6 Standard 3 Unit Test A Astronomy. 1. The four inner planets are rocky and small. Which description best fits the next four outer planets?

Grade 6 Standard 3 Unit Test A Astronomy. 1. The four inner planets are rocky and small. Which description best fits the next four outer planets? Grade 6 Standard 3 Unit Test A Astronomy Multiple Choice 1. The four inner planets are rocky and small. Which description best fits the next four outer planets? A. They are also rocky and small. B. They

More information

Q: What is meant by the retrograde motion of Mars, and how did Ptolemy try to explain it? Q: What is the geocentric model of the Solar System?

Q: What is meant by the retrograde motion of Mars, and how did Ptolemy try to explain it? Q: What is the geocentric model of the Solar System? Q: What is the geocentric model of the Solar System? Q: What is meant by the retrograde motion of Mars, and how did Ptolemy try to explain it? Q: Who proposed the heliocentric model of the Solar System?

More information

Names of Group Members:

Names of Group Members: Names of Group Members: Using telescopes and spacecraft, astronomers can collect information from objects too big or too far away to test and study in a lab. This is fortunate, because it turns out that

More information

LESSON 3 THE SOLAR SYSTEM. Chapter 8, Astronomy

LESSON 3 THE SOLAR SYSTEM. Chapter 8, Astronomy LESSON 3 THE SOLAR SYSTEM Chapter 8, Astronomy OBJECTIVES Identify planets by observing their movement against background stars. Explain that the solar system consists of many bodies held together by gravity.

More information

After a wave passes through a medium, how does the position of that medium compare to its original position?

After a wave passes through a medium, how does the position of that medium compare to its original position? Light Waves Test Question Bank Standard/Advanced Name: Question 1 (1 point) The electromagnetic waves with the highest frequencies are called A. radio waves. B. gamma rays. C. X-rays. D. visible light.

More information

Astronomy 103: First Exam

Astronomy 103: First Exam Name: Astronomy 103: First Exam Stephen Lepp October 25, 2010 Each question is worth 2 points. Write your name on this exam and on the scantron. 1 Short Answer A. What is the largest of the terrestrial

More information

STAAR Science Tutorial 30 TEK 8.8C: Electromagnetic Waves

STAAR Science Tutorial 30 TEK 8.8C: Electromagnetic Waves Name: Teacher: Pd. Date: STAAR Science Tutorial 30 TEK 8.8C: Electromagnetic Waves TEK 8.8C: Explore how different wavelengths of the electromagnetic spectrum such as light and radio waves are used to

More information

Unit P1, P1.5. Waves and their uses The diagram shows a water wave drawn to scale. What is the wavelength of this water wave?...

Unit P1, P1.5. Waves and their uses The diagram shows a water wave drawn to scale. What is the wavelength of this water wave?... Waves and their uses 1. The diagram shows a water wave drawn to scale. (a) What is the wavelength of this water wave?... cm What is the amplitude?... cm Twelve waves pass an observer in four seconds. What

More information

Tools of Astronomy Notes

Tools of Astronomy Notes Tools of Astronomy Notes Light is a form of electromagnetic radiation. Scientists call the light you can see visible light. If you shine white light through a prism, the light spreads out to make a range

More information

1. Energy sources & / power stations. Electricity. & Waves

1. Energy sources & / power stations. Electricity. & Waves Energy 2. Renewable energy sources. 1. Energy sources & / stations 6. Waves 3. Energy sources & the environment 4. Comparing energy sources 5. Electricity & the National Grid P1 Electricity & Waves 8.

More information

COLLATED QUESTIONS: ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION

COLLATED QUESTIONS: ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION COLLATED QUESTIONS: ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION 2011(2): WAVES Doppler radar can determine the speed and direction of a moving car. Pulses of extremely high frequency radio waves are sent out in a narrow

More information

8.1: Touring the Night Sky pg. 305

8.1: Touring the Night Sky pg. 305 Unit D: The Study of the Universe 8.1: Touring the Night Sky pg. 305 Key Concepts: 1. Careful observation of the night sky can offer clues about the motion of celestial objects. 2. Celestial objects in

More information

Science 6-8 Benchmark Assessment Questions

Science 6-8 Benchmark Assessment Questions Science 6-8 Benchmark Assessment Questions Ann Aaronson Greene County ESC Fran Baldridge Beavercreek Stephanie Errett Sugarcreek Theresa Graham Yellow Springs Richard Kasch Sugarcreek Todd Nolen Greeneview

More information

SP11. StudyPacks KS4 SCIENCE STUDY. Electromagnetic Waves. Uses and Dangers

SP11. StudyPacks KS4 SCIENCE STUDY. Electromagnetic Waves. Uses and Dangers StudyPacks STUDY. KS4 SCIENCE Electromagnetic Waves Uses and Dangers This Study Pack aims to cover:. The uses and dangers of Electromagnetic waves.. SP Study Packs are prepared by Qualified Teachers and

More information

Science Standard 4 Earth in Space Grade Level Expectations

Science Standard 4 Earth in Space Grade Level Expectations Science Standard 4 Earth in Space Grade Level Expectations Science Standard 4 Earth in Space Our Solar System is a collection of gravitationally interacting bodies that include Earth and the Moon. Universal

More information

P1 Learning Outcome Questions

P1 Learning Outcome Questions P1 Learning Outcome Questions Question 1. Do hot things or warm things cool down more quickly? 2. In which direction does heat energy always move? Answer Hot things cool down more quickly From a warmer

More information

change the shape or size of an object change the speed things are moving (make them move faster or slower) change the direction of a moving object.

change the shape or size of an object change the speed things are moving (make them move faster or slower) change the direction of a moving object. 7K Summary Sheets Forces and their effects Forces are pushes or pulls. Forces can: change the shape or size of an object change the speed things are moving (make them move faster or slower) change the

More information

Section 1 Electromagnetic Waves

Section 1 Electromagnetic Waves Section 1 Electromagnetic Waves What are electromagnetic waves? What do microwaves, cell phones, police radar, television, and X-rays have in common? All of them use electromagnetic waves Electromagnetic

More information

Thursday 24 January 2013 Morning

Thursday 24 January 2013 Morning THIS IS A NEW SPECIFICATION F Thursday 24 January 2013 Morning GCSE TWENTY FIRST CENTURY SCIENCE PHYSICS A A181/01 Modules P1 P2 P3 (Foundation Tier) *A131490113* Candidates answer on the Question Paper.

More information

Chapter 8, Astronomy

Chapter 8, Astronomy Chapter 8, Astronomy Model some of the ways in which scientists observe the planets. Relate evidence that Earth rotates and define revolution. Scientists use many tools to observe and study the universe.

More information

Rigorous Curriculum Design Unit Planning Organizer

Rigorous Curriculum Design Unit Planning Organizer 1 Rigorous Curriculum Design Unit Planning Organizer Subject(s) Science Grade/Course 6 Unit of Study Forces and Motion Pacing Minimum 15 days, Maximum 20 days Priority Essential Standards 6.P.1 Understand

More information

3-1. True or False: Different colors of light are waves with different amplitudes. a.) True b.) False X

3-1. True or False: Different colors of light are waves with different amplitudes. a.) True b.) False X 3-1. True or False: Different colors of light are waves with different amplitudes. a.) True b.) False X 3-2. True or False: Different colors of light are waves with different wavelengths. a.) True X b.)

More information

Earth Is Not the Center of the Universe

Earth Is Not the Center of the Universe Earth Is Not the Center of the Universe Source: Utah State Office of Education Introduction Have you ever looked up at the night sky and wondered about all the pinpoint lights? People through the ages

More information

Use the following image to answer the next question. 1. Which of the following rows identifies the electrical charge on A and B shown above?

Use the following image to answer the next question. 1. Which of the following rows identifies the electrical charge on A and B shown above? Old Science 30 Physics Practice Test A on Fields and EMR Test Solutions on the Portal Site Use the following image to answer the next question 1. Which of the following rows identifies the electrical charge

More information

Friday 20 January 2012 Morning

Friday 20 January 2012 Morning THIS IS A NEW SPECIFICATION H Friday 20 January 2012 Morning GCSE TWENTY FIRST CENTURY SCIENCE PHYSICS A A181/02 Modules P1 P2 P3 (Higher Tier) *A131500112* Candidates answer on the Question Paper. A calculator

More information

Monday 24 June 2013 Morning

Monday 24 June 2013 Morning THIS IS A NEW SPECIFICATION H Monday 24 June 2013 Morning GCSE TWENTY FIRST CENTURY SCIENCE PHYSICS A A183/02 Module P7 (Higher Tier) * A 1 3 7 3 1 0 6 1 3 * Candidates answer on the Question Paper. A

More information

8 20% Both types of bulb produce the same useful power output. Use the correct equation from the Physics Equations Sheet.

8 20% Both types of bulb produce the same useful power output. Use the correct equation from the Physics Equations Sheet. Q. The table gives data about two types of low energy bulb. Type of bulb Power input in watts Efficiency Lifetime in hours Cost of one bulb Compact Fluescent Lamp (CFL) Light Emitting Diode (LED) 8 0%

More information

4 Formation of the Universe

4 Formation of the Universe CHAPTER 2 4 Formation of the Universe SECTION Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe BEFORE YOU READ After you read this section, you should be able to answer these questions: What is the big bang theory? How

More information

Grade 8 Science Chapter 4 Notes

Grade 8 Science Chapter 4 Notes Grade 8 Science Chapter 4 Notes Optics the science that deals with the properties of light. Light a form of energy that can be detected by the human eye. The History of Optics (3 Scientists): 1. Pythagoras

More information

The Electromagnetic Spectrum

The Electromagnetic Spectrum The Electromagnetic Spectrum 1 Look around you. What do you see? You might say "people, desks, and papers." What you really see is light bouncing off people, desks, and papers. You can only see objects

More information

Shenandoah Community School District Astronomy Grade - 11

Shenandoah Community School District Astronomy Grade - 11 Shenandoah Community School District Astronomy Grade - 11 11.1 (SCSD) Earth and Space Astronomy 11.1.1 (SCSD) Understand and explain the tools used by astronomers to study electromagnetic radiation to

More information

Name Date Hour Table. Cosmic Relations (Select each location and record how the Earth fits into the universe.)

Name Date Hour Table. Cosmic Relations (Select each location and record how the Earth fits into the universe.) Open the Solar System App Cosmic Relations (Select each location and record how the Earth fits into the universe.) 1. Earth 2. Solar System 3. Milky Way 4. Universe The Milky Way is the home of Earth s

More information

STUDY GUIDE: Earth Sun Moon

STUDY GUIDE: Earth Sun Moon The Universe is thought to consist of trillions of galaxies. Our galaxy, the Milky Way, has billions of stars. One of those stars is our Sun. Our solar system consists of the Sun at the center, and all

More information

A long time ago, people looked

A long time ago, people looked Supercool Space Tools! By Linda Hermans-Killam A long time ago, people looked into the dark night sky and wondered about the stars, meteors, comets and planets they saw. The only tools they had to study

More information

Kindergarten Science Units Life Science Plants and Animals

Kindergarten Science Units Life Science Plants and Animals Kindergarten Science Units Life Science Plants and Animals How do certain characteristics of plants and animals help them to survive? How do plants and animals change during their life cycles? How are

More information

IGCSE REVISION QUESTIONS

IGCSE REVISION QUESTIONS IGCSE REVISION QUESTIONS These questions are based on the EdExcel IGCSE Physics (4420) specification. The specification is broken up into seven sections: 1.) Forces and motion 2.) Electricity 3.) Waves

More information

Lesson 2 (45 min) Advanced Planning/Notes to Teachers Lab setup

Lesson 2 (45 min) Advanced Planning/Notes to Teachers Lab setup Unit The Earth, Sun, and Moon System Essential Question: What roles do forces play in the patterns and stability of the solar system? CHAPTER 11 The Sun-Earth-Moon System, pp. 312 341 Major Understandings:

More information

The areas of Spaceport where you can find the answers are in capital letters and also in brackets. (Solar System Area)

The areas of Spaceport where you can find the answers are in capital letters and also in brackets. (Solar System Area) KEY STAGE 3 SPACEPORT Quiz The areas of Spaceport where you can find the answers are in capital letters and also in brackets. (Solar System Area) 1 Why do Astronauts experience feelings of weightlessness

More information

Copyright 2014 Edmentum - All rights reserved.

Copyright 2014 Edmentum - All rights reserved. Study Island Copyright 2014 Edmentum - All rights reserved. Generation Date: 04/01/2014 Generated By: Cheryl Shelton Title: Grade 5 Earth and Space Science 1. Juan has noticed that the weather is changing.

More information

Table of Contents. Our Solar System 3 The Planets in the Solar System 4

Table of Contents. Our Solar System 3 The Planets in the Solar System 4 The Solar System 2 Table of Contents Our Solar System 3 The Planets in the Solar System 4 Mercury 5 Venus 6 Earth 7 Mars 8 Jupiter 9 Saturn 10 Uranus 11 Neptune 12 Pluto 13 The Asteroid Belt 14 The Moon

More information

Earth. Earth is the third planet from the Sun. It is a rocky planet and the fifth largest in our solar system. It has one moon and no rings.

Earth. Earth is the third planet from the Sun. It is a rocky planet and the fifth largest in our solar system. It has one moon and no rings. Earth Earth is the third planet from the Sun. It is a rocky planet and the fifth largest in our solar system. It has one moon and no rings. Earth Fun Facts: The word Earth means the ground. The Earth s

More information

Solar System Fundamentals. What is a Planet? Planetary orbits Planetary temperatures Planetary Atmospheres Origin of the Solar System

Solar System Fundamentals. What is a Planet? Planetary orbits Planetary temperatures Planetary Atmospheres Origin of the Solar System Solar System Fundamentals What is a Planet? Planetary orbits Planetary temperatures Planetary Atmospheres Origin of the Solar System Properties of Planets What is a planet? Defined finally in August 2006!

More information

Electromagnetic Spectrum

Electromagnetic Spectrum Electromagnetic Spectrum Why do some things have colors? What makes color? Why do fast food restaurants use red lights to keep food warm? Why don t they use green or blue light? Why do X-rays pass through

More information

i>clicker Questions A scientific law is something that has been proven to be true. A. True B. False C. Only in experimental sciences.

i>clicker Questions A scientific law is something that has been proven to be true. A. True B. False C. Only in experimental sciences. A scientific law is something that has been proven to be true. A. True B. False C. Only in experimental sciences. i>clicker Questions The fifth planet from the sun, the sixth planet and the seventh planet

More information

Study Guide: Solar System

Study Guide: Solar System Study Guide: Solar System 1. How many planets are there in the solar system? 2. What is the correct order of all the planets in the solar system? 3. Where can a comet be located in the solar system? 4.

More information

MAKING SENSE OF ENERGY Electromagnetic Waves

MAKING SENSE OF ENERGY Electromagnetic Waves Adapted from State of Delaware TOE Unit MAKING SENSE OF ENERGY Electromagnetic Waves GOALS: In this Part of the unit you will Learn about electromagnetic waves, how they are grouped, and how each group

More information

Looking at worksheets and activity sheets

Looking at worksheets and activity sheets Looking at worksheets and activity sheets You are provided with seven worksheets, all taken from the TES website where teachers and others can share their resources. What makes a good worksheet? Look at

More information

GATEWAY SCIENCE B651/01 PHYSICS B Unit 1 Modules P1 P2 P3 (Foundation Tier)

GATEWAY SCIENCE B651/01 PHYSICS B Unit 1 Modules P1 P2 P3 (Foundation Tier) F GENERAL CERTIFICATE OF SECONDARY EDUCATION GATEWAY SCIENCE B651/01 PHYSICS B Unit 1 Modules P1 P2 P3 (Foundation Tier) *CUP/T63931* Candidates answer on the question paper A calculator may be used for

More information

THE SOLAR SYSTEM - EXERCISES 1

THE SOLAR SYSTEM - EXERCISES 1 THE SOLAR SYSTEM - EXERCISES 1 THE SUN AND THE SOLAR SYSTEM Name the planets in their order from the sun. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 The asteroid belt is between and Which planet has the most moons? About how many?

More information

What Are Stars? continued. What Are Stars? How are stars formed? Stars are powered by nuclear fusion reactions.

What Are Stars? continued. What Are Stars? How are stars formed? Stars are powered by nuclear fusion reactions. What Are Stars? How are stars formed? Stars are formed from clouds of dust and gas, or nebulas, and go through different stages as they age. star: a large celestial body that is composed of gas and emits

More information

P1-3 Long Answer Ideas

P1-3 Long Answer Ideas P1-3 Long Answer Ideas Use the collection of points for each question to help check that you have covered the key points when answering questions for revision. Use it as a ticklist to check over the questions

More information

MECHANICS PROJECTILE MOTION

MECHANICS PROJECTILE MOTION 1 MECHANICS PROJECTILE MOTION When an object is in free fall, the object is at an acceleration of 10m/s down Displacement is the straight line from start to finish in that direction Projectile: An object

More information

radio telescopes satellites visible light space probes rockets reflecting telescopes space shuttles refracting telescopes

radio telescopes satellites visible light space probes rockets reflecting telescopes space shuttles refracting telescopes Name Date Class BOOK Review Packet Astronomy Overview Exploring Space Directions:Complete the concept map the terms in the list below. radio telescopes satellites visible light space probes rockets reflecting

More information

Bronx High School of Science Regents Physics

Bronx High School of Science Regents Physics Bronx High School of Science Regents Physics 1. Orange light has a frequency of 5.0 10 14 hertz in a vacuum. What is the wavelength of this light? (A) 1.5 10 23 m (C) 6.0 10 7 m (B) 1.7 10 6 m (D) 2.0

More information

AST-2003 Review for Final Exam

AST-2003 Review for Final Exam AST-2003 Review for Final Exam Please do not forget to do the evaluations. Last day is Friday April 26th Bring Gator 1 ID card Bring pencil #2 with eraser No use of calculator or any electronic device

More information

GCSE. Core Gateway Science B P1: Energy from the Home. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit

GCSE. Core Gateway Science B P1: Energy from the Home. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit GCSE Core Gateway Science B P1: Energy from the Home We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit Unit Page Completed By 1a Heating Houses 80 1b Keeping Homes Warm 83

More information

MODULE P7: FURTHER PHYSICS OBSERVING THE UNIVERSE OVERVIEW

MODULE P7: FURTHER PHYSICS OBSERVING THE UNIVERSE OVERVIEW OVERVIEW More than ever before, Physics in the Twenty First Century has become an example of international cooperation, particularly in the areas of astronomy and cosmology. Astronomers work in a number

More information

Page 1. Name:

Page 1. Name: Name: 1) As seen from New York State, the noon Sun is never directly overhead directly overhead every day directly overhead on the first day of spring and fall directly overhead only on the first day of

More information

I. C O N T E N T S T A N D A R D S

I. C O N T E N T S T A N D A R D S Introductory Physics, High School Learning Standards for a Full First-Year Course I. C O N T E N T S T A N D A R D S 4. Waves Central Concept: Waves carry energy from place to place without the transfer

More information

Science Focus 9 Space Exploration Review Booklet

Science Focus 9 Space Exploration Review Booklet Science Focus 9 Unit E Topic 1 Topic 2 Topic 3 Topic 4 Topic 5 Topic 6 Topic 7 Topic 8 Space Exploration Space Link: NASA http://www.nasa.gov/home/index.html For Our Eyes Only Frames of Reference What

More information

INTEGRATED SCIENCE 1: UNIT 4: PHYSICS

INTEGRATED SCIENCE 1: UNIT 4: PHYSICS INTEGRATED SCIENCE 1: UNIT 4: PHYSICS Sub Unit 1: Waves TEST 2: Electromagnetic Waves Form A MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1)Electromagnetic

More information

Related Standards and Background Information

Related Standards and Background Information Related Standards and Background Information Earth Patterns, Cycles and Changes This strand focuses on student understanding of patterns in nature, natural cycles, and changes that occur both quickly and

More information

Exampro GCSE Physics. P2 Fission, Fusion and life cycle of a star self study questions - Higher tier. Name: Class: Author: Date: Time: 68.

Exampro GCSE Physics. P2 Fission, Fusion and life cycle of a star self study questions - Higher tier. Name: Class: Author: Date: Time: 68. Exampro GCSE Physics P2 Fission, Fusion and life cycle of a star self study questions - Higher tier Name: Class: Author: Date: Time: 68 Marks: 68 Comments: Page of 26 Q. Describe briefly how stars such

More information

How Astronomers Use Spectra to Learn About the Sun and Other Stars. by Dr. Jeffrey W. Brosius

How Astronomers Use Spectra to Learn About the Sun and Other Stars. by Dr. Jeffrey W. Brosius How Astronomers Use Spectra to Learn About the Sun and Other Stars by Dr. Jeffrey W. Brosius About the Cover: The cover shows five different pictures of the same star: our Sun. Because your eyes cannot

More information

UCM-Gravity. 2. The diagram shows two bowling balls, A and B, each having a mass of 7 kilograms, placed 2 meters apart.

UCM-Gravity. 2. The diagram shows two bowling balls, A and B, each having a mass of 7 kilograms, placed 2 meters apart. 1. A space probe is launched into space from Earth s surface. Which graph represents the relationship between the magnitude of the gravitational force exerted on Earth by the space probe and the distance

More information

ASTRONOMY/SPACE SCIENCE TEST

ASTRONOMY/SPACE SCIENCE TEST ASTRONOMY/SPACE SCIENCE TEST For some questions, there may be more than one correct answer. However, each question has only one best answer. Choose the single best answer from the five choices for each

More information

UNIT V. Earth and Space. Earth and the Solar System

UNIT V. Earth and Space. Earth and the Solar System UNIT V Earth and Space Chapter 9 Earth and the Solar System EARTH AND OTHER PLANETS A solar system contains planets, moons, and other objects that orbit around a star or the star system. The solar system

More information

Probing for Information

Probing for Information Name Class Date Inquiry Lab Probing for Information Using Scientific Methods Information about planets in our solar system has been collected by observation from Earth and from probes, or scientific instruments,

More information

11/15/2016. Electromagnetic (EM) waves are waves caused by oscillations occurring simultaneously in electric and magnetic fields

11/15/2016. Electromagnetic (EM) waves are waves caused by oscillations occurring simultaneously in electric and magnetic fields Electromagnetic (EM) waves are waves caused by oscillations occurring simultaneously in electric and magnetic fields A 2D transverse wave The EM and Visible Spectra They DO NOT require any medium in order

More information

Thursday 24 January 2013 Morning

Thursday 24 January 2013 Morning THIS IS A NEW SPECIFICATION H Thursday 24 January 2013 Morning GCSE TWENTY FIRST CENTURY SCIENCE PHYSICS A A181/02 Modules P1 P2 P3 (Higher Tier) *A138120113* Candidates answer on the Question Paper. A

More information

Mark Scheme (Results) March 2012. GCSE Physics 5PH1H/01

Mark Scheme (Results) March 2012. GCSE Physics 5PH1H/01 Mark Scheme (Results) March 2012 GCSE Physics 5PH1H/01 Edexcel and BTEC Qualifications Edexcel and BTEC qualifications come from Pearson, the world s leading learning company. We provide a wide range of

More information

Content Alignment Guide: Concepts and Challenges Physical Science. Holt Science Spectrum: Physical Science

Content Alignment Guide: Concepts and Challenges Physical Science. Holt Science Spectrum: Physical Science Content Alignment Guide: Concepts and Challenges Physical Science correlated to Holt Science Spectrum: Physical Science Concepts and Challenges Physical Science Pearson Learning Group correlated to Holt

More information

Monday 23 June 2014 Morning

Monday 23 June 2014 Morning H Monday 23 June 2014 Morning GCSE TWENTY FIRST CENTURY SCIENCE PHYSICS A/FURTHER ADDITIONAL SCIENCE A A183/02 Module P7 (Higher Tier) *3173662729* Candidates answer on the Question Paper. A calculator

More information

Georgia Performance Standards Framework for Science Grade 6. Unit Organizer: UNIVERSE AND SOLAR SYSTEM (Approximate Time 3 Weeks)

Georgia Performance Standards Framework for Science Grade 6. Unit Organizer: UNIVERSE AND SOLAR SYSTEM (Approximate Time 3 Weeks) The following instructional plan is part of a GaDOE collection of Unit Frameworks, Performance Tasks, examples of Student Work, and Teacher Commentary. Many more GaDOE approved instructional plans are

More information

Science Investigations: Investigating Astronomy Teacher s Guide

Science Investigations: Investigating Astronomy Teacher s Guide Teacher s Guide Grade Level: 6 12 Curriculum Focus: Astronomy/Space Duration: 7 segments; 66 minutes Program Description This library of videos contains seven segments on celestial bodies and related science.

More information

Unit Study Guide: Waves and Heat Transfer

Unit Study Guide: Waves and Heat Transfer Name Date Per Unit 8.4.1 Study Guide: Waves and Heat Transfer I Can Statements I Can Statements are the learning targets for each unit. By the time you take the test for this unit, you should be able to

More information

Chapter 16 Heat Transfer. Topics: Conduction Convection Radiation Greenhouse Effect/Global Warming

Chapter 16 Heat Transfer. Topics: Conduction Convection Radiation Greenhouse Effect/Global Warming Chapter 16 Heat Transfer Topics: Conduction Convection Radiation Greenhouse Effect/Global Warming Radiation Every object at a temperature above absolute zero is an emitted of electromagnetic radiation

More information

Study Guide for Test 3

Study Guide for Test 3 Study Guide for Test 3 Note: All of the material here may not be included in Test 3. The extent of the coverage for test 3 will be made clear in class. Any remaining material may be included on the Final

More information

Tuesday 10 June 2014 Afternoon

Tuesday 10 June 2014 Afternoon H Tuesday 10 June 2014 Afternoon GCSE GATEWAY SCIENCE PHYSICS B B751/02 Physics modules P1, P2, P3 (Higher Tier) *1162950619* Candidates answer on the Question Paper. A calculator may be used for this

More information

Big bang, red shift and doppler effect

Big bang, red shift and doppler effect Big bang, red shift and doppler effect 73 minutes 73 marks Page of 26 Q. (a) Scientists have observed that the wavelengths of the light from galaxies moving away from the Earth are longer than expected.

More information

Chapter 25 Electromagnetic Waves

Chapter 25 Electromagnetic Waves Chapter 25 Electromagnetic Waves Units of Chapter 25 The Production of Electromagnetic Waves The Propagation of Electromagnetic Waves The Electromagnetic Spectrum Energy and Momentum in Electromagnetic

More information

Four Centuries of Discovery. Visions of the Universe. torms. on thes. supplemental materials

Four Centuries of Discovery. Visions of the Universe. torms. on thes. supplemental materials Visions of the Universe ~ Four Centuries of Discovery S torms on thes un supplemental materials Storms on the Sun Table of Contents - Exhibit Overview... 3 Science Background... 4 Science Misconceptions...

More information

Cambridge International Examinations Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education

Cambridge International Examinations Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education ambridge International Examinations ambridge International General ertificate of Secondary Education *0123456789* PHYSIS 0625/02 Paper 2 Multiple hoice (Extended) For Examination from 2016 SPEIMEN PPER

More information

Unit 1: Astronomy, Part 1: The Big Bang

Unit 1: Astronomy, Part 1: The Big Bang Earth Science Notes Packet #1 Unit 1: Astronomy, Part 1: The Big Bang 1.1: Big Bang The universe is How do we know this? All matter and energy in the universe was once condensed into a single point bya

More information

ì<(sk$m)=bdifdb< +^-Ä-U-Ä-U

ì<(sk$m)=bdifdb< +^-Ä-U-Ä-U Space and Technology by Ann DeWitt Genre Comprehension Skill Text Features Science Content Nonfiction Compare and Contrast Captions Diagram Solar System Labels Glossary Scott Foresman Science 3.16 ì

More information

Astronomy 100 Exam 2

Astronomy 100 Exam 2 1 Prof. Mo Exam Version A Astronomy 100 Exam 2 INSTRUCTIONS: Write your name and ID number on BOTH this sheet and the computer grading form. Use a #2 Pencil on the computer grading form. Be careful to

More information

The Big Bang Theory. The beginning of everything we know

The Big Bang Theory. The beginning of everything we know The Big Bang Theory The beginning of everything we know What is the Big Bang? The theory says that all matter in the universe came together due to gravity. It became so dense that the pressure caused it

More information