Alexandrite (Class 10 IGCSE)

June

Atomic physics

  • Plum pudding model
  • Rutherford's alpha scattering
  • Rutherford model
  • Bohr Model
  • Schrodinger model
  • Sub nuclear structure
  • Matter and antimatter

Gravitation

  • Newton's law of universal gravitation
  • Mass and weight
  • Centre of mass

July

Electricity

  • Electrostatics
  • Current
  • Potential difference
  • Ohm's law
  • Capacitors
  • Electric Power
  • Electronics
  • Digital electronics

August

Magnetism

  • Magnetiv fields
  • Electromagnets
  • Motors
  • Generators
  • Transformers

September

Mid term exams

Electrons

  • Cathode rays
  • Effect of electric and magnetic fields on cathode rays
  • CRO
  • CRT monitors

October

Radioactivity

  • Nuclides
  • Spontaneous radioactive decay
  • Half life
  • Fission
  • Fusion
  • Nuclear reactor

November

Waves

  • Mechanical waves
  • Amplitude, frequency, Time period, Intensity, phase
  • Longitudinal and transverse waves
  • Reflection
  • Refracction
  • Superposition
  • Diffraction
  • Interference

December

Sound

  • Pitch, loudness, quality
  • Production of sound
  • Speed of sound
  • Infrasound
  • Ultrasound
  • SONAR and echo

January

Optics

  • Historical perspective
  • Reflection
  • Refraction
  • Total internal reflection
  • Dispersion
  • Speed of light
  • Diffraction
  • Interference
  • Polarization
  • Mirrors
  • Lenses

February

Revision

Exam orientation

  • March

Exam preparation

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