

1. Series and Parallel Circuits  Learn how to design and construct series and parallel circuits, and understand the differences between them.  
2. Series Circuits  Learn how to design and construct series circuits.  
3. Parallel Circuits  Learn how to design and construct parallel circuits.  
4. Circuit Diagrams  Learn how to draw simple circuits and the symbols used to represent them.  
5. Electric Current  Learn that current is the flow of electricity around a circuit and that the greater the resistance of the circuit, the less current flows.  
6. Measuring Current  Learn how to measure current with an ammeter.  
7. Measuring Voltage  Learn how to measure voltage with a voltmeter.  
8. Fuses and Circuit Breakers  Understand how a fuse protects a circuit and learn some uses of resettable circuit breakers.  
9. Magnetic Fields  Understand that a magnetic field is a region of space where magnetic materials experience forces and learn that magnetic field line patterns show the relative strength of magnetic fields.  
10a. Understanding Magnets  Learn that magnets attract magnetic materials and that like poles repel and unlike poles attract.  
10b. Understanding Magnets  Learn that magnets attract magnetic materials and that like poles repel and unlike poles attract.  
11. Magnetism and Electric Current  Learn that wires carrying an electric current produce a magnetic field and that a current in a coil produces a magnetic field pattern similar to a bar magnet.  
12. Plotting a Magnetic Field  Learn how to plot the magnetic field around a bar magnet using a plotting compass.  
13a. Measuring Speed  Learn how to work out the speed of a moving object and understand how to make calculations using the relationship between speed, distance and time.  
13b. Measuring Speed  Learn how to work out the speed of a moving object and understand how to make calculations using the relationship between speed, distance and time.  
13c. Measuring Speed  Learn how to work out the speed of a moving object and understand how to make calculations using the relationship between speed, distance and time.  
14a. Distancetime Graphs  Learn how to plot a distancetime graph and understand what it shows.  
14b. Distancetime Graphs  Learn how to plot a distancetime graph and understand what it shows.  
15. Forces  Learn what forces are and what they can do.  
16. Mass, Weight & Gravity  Learn that the weight of an object on Earth is the result of the gravitational attraction between its mass and that of the Earth, and know that weight is a force so is measured in newtons.  
17. Unbalanced Forces  Learn that unbalanced forces change the speed or direction of movement of objects and that balanced forces produce no change in the movement of an object.  
18. Balanced Forces  Learn that balanced forces produce no change in the movement of an object.  
19. Stretching Materials  Learn that extension is proportional to load, within the elastic limit of a material.  
20. Friction  Find out how frictional forces, including air resistance, can affect the motion of an object.  
21. Useful Friction  Learn how frictional forces can be useful.  
22a. Stopping Distances  Find out how to calculate the total stopping distance of a car.  
22b. Stopping Distances  Find out how to calculate the total stopping distance of a car.  
23. Factors Affecting Braking Distance  Understand that the braking distance of a car depends on its speed and other factors which affect the frictional forces needed to stop the car.  
24. Factors Affecting Thinking Distance  Understand that the stopping distance of a car depends on the alertness of the driver as well as its speed and frictional forces.  
25. What Forces Do  Learn what forces can do and how to measure them.  
26a. Pivots and Levers  Learn that forces can cause objects to turn about a pivot and that the turning effect of a lever depends on the force and its distance from the pivot.  
26b. Pivots and Levers  Learn that forces can cause objects to turn about a pivot and that the turning effect of a lever depends on the force and its distance from the pivot.  
27. Calculating Moments  Understand the principle of moments and its application to situations involving one pivot.  
28. Clockwise and Anticlockwise Moments  Learn that a moment is a turning force, which can be clockwise or anticlockwise.  
29. Refraction  Learn about refraction of light and know some examples.  
30. Day and Night  Understand how the movement of the Earth causes day and night and the apparent daily movement of the Sun.  
31. The Seasons and Day Length  Understand how the tilt and movement of the Earth causes the seasons.  
32. Year Length  Learn that a year is the time it takes for a planet to orbit the Sun and that a year on Earth is 365.25 days. Understand why planets further from the Sun have a longer year.  
33a. Gravity  Learn that gravity is a force of attraction which acts on Earth towards the centre of the planet, and that the size of the force of gravity depends on the mass of each object and the distance between them.  
33b. Gravity  Learn that gravity is a force of attraction which acts on Earth towards the centre of the planet, and that the size of the force of gravity depends on the mass of each object and the distance between them.  
34. Gravity and the Solar System  Understand how the movement of planets around the Sun is related to gravitational forces.  
35. Satellites  Learn that the moon is a natural satellite of the Earth and how satellites stay in orbit around the Earth.  
36. Uses of Satellites  Learn some uses of artificial satellites.  