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Advice on Revising Physics

Advice on Revising for Physics Exams

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Microsoft Powerpoint

Exam and Revision Advice

1.32 MB

The PowerPoint presentation has examples of exam questions that students have found difficult with suggestions of strategies to overcome these as well as worked solutions using the strategies. Advice is also provided on revising during the semester and before the exam as well as specific exam strategies.

Microsoft Word

Revision Strategies

36.9 kB

Advice on strategies that prepare Physics students for VCE exams.

Microsoft Word

Checklist

42.5 kB

A table containing down one side a list of the common errors by students in physics exams, e.g. 'power of ten' error. Students are encouraged, after each test or practice exam, to use the sheet to identify and record where they lost marks, to think about whether there is a pattern developing, and if so, devise a strategy to eliminate the error.

Microsoft Word

Template for a four page summary for Units 3 & 4 VCE Physics

88.6 kB

A set of reminders to assist students when they are preparing their own four page summary. The summary can be on a single A3 sheet or two A4 pages taped together. NOTE: This is NOT a four page summary.

Microsoft Word

Advice on Doing the VCE Physics Year 12 Exam

47.1 kB

Advice on using the reading time, what to do when you get into difficulties with a question, and your attitude during an exam, plus numerous handy hints on exam technique.

Microsoft Word

Course summary for Unit 3 "Motion in one and two dimensions"

188 kB

A 14 page summary in 'Word' of the Key Knowledge for the VCE Physics Unit 3 Area of Study "Motion in one and two dimesnions'.

Microsoft Word

Course summary for Unit 3 "Electronics and photonics"

57.9 kB

A 5 page summary in 'Word' of the Key Knowledge for the VCE Physics Unit 3 Area of Study 'Electronics and photonics'.

Microsoft Word

Course summary for Unit 3 Detailed Study "Materials and their use in structures"

63.5 kB

A 5 page summary in 'Word' of the Key Knowledge for the VCE Physics Unit 3 Detailed Study 'Materials and their use in structures'.

Microsoft Word

Course summary for Unit 3 Detailed Study "Further electronics"

117 kB

A 9 page summary in 'Word' of the Key Knowledge for the VCE Physics Unit 3 Detailed Study 'Further electronics'.

Microsoft Word

Course summary for Unit 4 Detailed Study "Sound"

590 kB

A 7 page summary in 'Word' of the Key Knowledge for the VCE Physics Unit 4 Detailed Study 'Sound'.

Microsoft Word

Course summary for Unit 4 "Electric Power"

786 kB

A 8 page summary in 'Word' of the Key Knowledge for the VCE Physics Unit 4 'Electric Power'.

Microsoft Word

Course summary for Unit 4 "Interactions of Light and Matter"

70.1 kB

A 6 page summary in 'Word' of the Key Knowledge for the VCE Physics Unit 4 'Interactions of Light and Matter'.

Also check here for additional revision material on specific topics compiled by Colin Hopkins.

Practice revision questions from old exams and detailed exam solutions for recent VCE Physics Exams are also available.