## S@S 026: Exam Skills (GCSE Science)

Aims of this Episode: Explain how to draw a professional graph, Explain how to draw a line of best fit, Explain how to use a graph to answer questions, Understand methods for using equations in exams, Understand how to use

## S@S 022: The EM Spectrum (GCSE Physics)

Aims of this Episode: Compare and contrast Longitudinal and Transverse waves, Describe uses of the different parts of the EM Spectrum, Explain the Doppler Effect, Explain Redshift as one example of The Doppler Effect. What is the EM Spectrum? Light.

## S@S 019: Nuclear Fission and Fusion

Aims of this Episode: Describe the process of Nuclear Fission; Describe the function of different components of a Nuclear Reactor; Explain the difference between Nuclear Fission and Nuclear Fusion. Nuclear Fission Nuclear Fission is currently the only way that humans

## S@S 018: Forces and Speed

Aims of this Episode: Describe some examples of forces in the world around us; Explain the effect that forces can have on objects; Define speed and acceleration; Explain how forces can alter speed and cause acceleration. What is Speed? Simply

## S@S 016: Reflection, Refraction, Diffraction and Lenses

Aims of this Episode: Describe Reflection; Describe Refraction; Describe Diffraction; Identify different types of lens; Explain how lenses focus light in the eye and the camera. Reflection, Refraction & Diffraction Reflection occurs when a wave bounces off a surface –

## S@S 013: Electricity

Aims of this Episode: Define the basic key terms: Charge, Current, Potential Difference and Resistance; Describe the differences between Series and Parallel circuits; Describe the differences between Direct and Alternating Current. Charge Charge is simply the thing that carries energy

## S@S 012: Radiation and Avalanches

Aims of this episode: Identify sources of background radiation; Describe the three main types of radiation; Explain how your location can affect the level of background radiation; Explain how avalanches are formed. Radiation Firstly, you need to understand that radiation

## S@S 009: Planet Earth 2 – Deserts

Aims of this episode: Understand what defines an area as a desert; Explain how radiation and convection currents mean that the Sahara Desert is very cold at night; Explain how Specific Heat Capacity means that most desert animals are nocturnal.

## S@S 007: Planet Earth 2 – Mountains

Aims of this episode: Understand why life is so difficult at high altitudes; Explain why the weather changes the higher up you go; Explain how the human body reacts to high altitudes. Click here for the Planet Earth 2 homepage.

## S@S 005: Energy Stores and Transfers

Aims of this episode: Identify the different forms of energy; Understand some examples of energy being transferred from one form to another; Explain what is meant by the “Conservation of Energy”. Conservation of Energy The golden rule when it comes