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We are surrounded by physics all the time and whether we realise it or not, we use physics every day. Secondary physics lessons introduce children to a broader view of matter and energy and it has been said that studying physics helps develop critical thinking skills and problem-solving skills. Secondary physics tutors will cover topics such as: astronomy, electricity and magnetism, heat, energy, light and matter, electronics, sound waves and mechanics to help your child.

Learning secondary physics can often be difficult to understand. Helping your child grasp certain concepts can be difficult even for an adult. A private secondary physics tutor can make a world of difference to your child's science journey. First Tutors is the top site for matching parents to suitable secondary physics tutors and we are sure we can help you find the most suitable secondary physics tutor for your child.

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Jim

Jim

PGCE: Post-16 PGCE (2005)
a professional tutor and have worked with over a hundred students from age 9 to university level. In maths, I tutor many students for OCR MEI A level (Maths and Further Maths, C1-4, FP1-3, S1,2 D1), but also some for OCR, Edexcel and the International Baccalaureate (IB). GCSE and IGCSE have been mostly Edexcel. In physics, the boards have so far been mainly OCR B and OCR A, AQA A, Edexcel and IB at A...
Karen

Karen

Doctorate: Synthetic Organic Chemistry (1994)
! My Doctorate covered areas to design and make drugs for cancer research, cell growth / growth factors and wound healing which was ground breaking at this time with the methods which I was designing and working on. The research I completed enabled numerous papers to be published and cited in many others, as work they had referred to. The research I completed has been used within these fields to aid others in their research,...
Walpita Rahul
you have any questions, please feel free to contact me, and I would be delighted to answer. I have tutored GCSE and A/L students in physics, chemistry, biology, and mathematics (including further mathematics, mechanics and statistics) since I moved to London 10 years ago. During my 3 years at the University of Vermont I tutored undergraduates in chemistry (1st, 2nd, & 3rd years), biology (1st, 2nd, & 3rd years), mathematics (1st & 2nd years), and...
Pamela Claire
both higher level and foundation GCSE. Most tutees have achieved either AA/ A*A* in higher papers, with none getting lower than a BB, and those taking Foundation have all achieved a CC, which is normally the maximum grade for this level My A level students have increased their grades as a result of my tuition, generally going from D/C to B, the minimum grade that many universities require. Those requiring an A, needed especially for...
Qamar

Qamar

Masters: MBA (Project Management) (2012)
My rates are very competitive and I provide all materials according to student BOARD as AQA, OCR, Edexcel. PHYSICS: I have great experience in tutoring difficult areas of Physics for majority of AS and A2 students which included UNIT 1 as PARTICLE PHYSICS, QUANTUM PHENOMENA & ELECTRICITY. While for A2 Physics students it includes CIRCULAR MOTION, SHM, GRAVITATIONAL, ELECTRIC & MAGNETIC FIELDS, CAPACITORS, RADIOACTIVITY and NUCLEAR PHYSICS as wel as the rest of areas/topics of...
Charlotte
sessions. I find that parents play a key role in the support structure of any child, and therefore, I like to include them as much as they feel they can to ensure the best possible outcome. I create a tailored programme for each student, in which progress is monitored to allow parents to be a part of the tuition process. I do this with care, compassion and positivity, and take pride in catering for individual...
Jayshree

Jayshree

QTS: Primary QTS Certificate (2012)
university, I decided to go straight into teaching in schools. I really enjoyed this and developed many skills within the teaching world. After sometime, I decided I wanted to help children on a 1:1 basis as this method was so effective for those children that would not show their potential in school, or for those who were shy… or where teachers would not be able to pay attention to specific children because of the thirty...

George

Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Studies / I.T.
Bachelors: BSc Open with Physics & Astronomy (2009)
working in my field: Astronomy. Both these activities fit around each other quite nicely. I have successfully tutored many students over the years. I have turned Ds into As, and helped many students gain entrance to schools with tough entrance exams, such as Tonbridge School or Westminster College. I qualified as a primary school teacher back in 1992, but shortly after, I had the opportunity to join the Air Force instead. Since then, I have...
Jeff

Jeff

Bachelors: B.Sc. (Hons) (2.1) (Chemistry) (1978)
examine for the WJEC and OCR examination boards and also the IBO international board (appointed as a senior examiner). I also have experience at writing A level examination papers for two international examination boards. I have a CRB certificate (to view) and am also registered with the GTC. I have twenty-eight years of teaching experience - mostly as a Head of Chemistry. I have also taught physics and mathematics from SEN level to GCSE. I...
Fiona
school, and have supported them throughout their school careers. Since 2013, I have worked independently providing 1:1 home tuition for KS3 and KS4 students, some of this work continues to be with children with medical needs. From 2010 to 2013 I was employed by the Bexley Medical Needs Service home-tutorimg children upto GCSE level in addition to private tutoring both primary and secondary school children. Throughout my medical career I was involved in teaching colleagues,...

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Fun Secondary Physics Experiment - Static Electricity

A fun way to discover about positively and negatively charged particles using basic household items. Is it true that opposites attract?

Things you will need:

  • Two blown-up balloons with string attached
  • An aluminium can
  • Some woollen fabric
  • Your hair

What to do:

  • First rub the two balloons one-by-one against the woollen fabric.
  • Then try moving the balloons together. Are they attracted to each other?
  • Rub one of the balloons against your hair then slowly pull it away (do this in front of a mirror so you can see what happens).
  • Put the aluminium can on it's side on a table. Rub the balloon on your hair again then hold the balloon close to the can and watch as it rolls towards it. Slowly move the balloon away from the can and it will follow.

What you will see:

  • By rubbing the balloons against the woollen fabric you have created static electricity. This involves negatively charged particles (which are called electrons) jumping to positively charged objects.
  • When you rub the balloons against the fabric or your hair they become negatively charged, they have taken some of the electrons from the fabric or hair and left them positively charged.
  • It thus appears to be true when we say opposites attract. Your positively charges hair is attracted to the negatively charged balloon and will rise up to meet it.
  • This is also the case with the aluminium can which is drawn to the negatively charged balloon as the area near it becomes positively charged.

Secondary Physics Joke

Q: What did the receiver say to the radio wave?

Secondary Physics Fact

If you hold up a grain of sand, the patch of sky it covers contains ~10,000 galaxies!