Revise GCSE Physics


P3c Forces and Motion

  1. What does Newton's First Law tell us?
  2. What do forces do?
  3. What effects do the mass of an object and the size of the force have on the size of the acceleration caused by the force?
  4. How do you calculate the size of the force needed to give a mass an amount of acceleration?
  5. How is the direction of an acceleration related to the direction of the force that causes the acceleration?
  6. What is meant be 'thinking time'?
  7. What is meant by 'the thinking distance'?
  8. What factors can affect 'thinking distance?
  9. What is mean by breaking distance?
  10. What factors affect breaking distance?
  11. How is the total stopping distance calculated?
  12. What shape are the graphs of braking and thinking distance versus the speed of a car?
  13. Explain why the shape of the graphs of braking and thinking distance are different.
  14. What is the relationship between speed and thinking distance?
  15. What is the relationship between speed and braking distance?