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Subscriber comments

  • 1 Dec David Russell
    SL/HL Core answers
    Got it! Thanks.
  • 1 Dec Chris Hamper
    SL/HL Core answers
    Hi David; I have organised them slightly differently now, try here
  • 1 Dec David Russell
    SL/HL Core answers
    Nice resource! I don't seem to be able to access the solutions to the electron energy levels test.
  • 24 Nov Chris Hamper
    Renewable energy
    Hi John; It comes from an equation that was on the old syllabus. BUt I guess the answer could be worked out by elimination. Speed gets less Energy doesn't increase density is constant must be amplitude
  • 24 Nov John Fitzgerald Fitzgerald
    Renewable energy
    Hi Chris, Where did Energy should be constant or if anything get less, the speed gets less. Power = ρvgA^2/2 in question two come from? I would guess its a change in gravitational potential energy? But then why is this A^2?
  • 21 Nov Chris Hamper
    Measuring half life of beer foam
    Hi Denis; Probably works best with Carlsberg but would be genius to try with Guiness, stay sHarp.
  • 21 Nov denis kuszynski
    Measuring half life of beer foam
    Used the video method outside Cairo: local Stella half life = 45s, and Sakara = 29s. Plus students loved it. A colleague suggested Guinness may have interesting bubbles so will try to source. Thanks for the method.
  • Hi Stephen; That's very strange. I have fixed this one but would take me for ever o find others. Thanks for reporting and please report if you find more. The fix is to remove the e from the URL.
  • Hi Chris. I have noticed a few features recently require editors access. the required practical on this page for specific heat for example?
  • 16 Nov Chris Hamper
    Engineering Physics
    Hi Lee; Oops, I should remove the under development title. I have taught the engineering option twice, in fact my present 2nd years had a choice of all options, some did engineering four did astro and two relativity. You can find a full set...
  • 16 Nov Lee Kim
    Engineering Physics
    Hi Chris, It seems to me that you have not yet taught an option for the new syllabus. Does that you were not teaching the a group finishing with exam in June? Just wondering ^-^ I am hoping to teaching this Engineering option for my HL class...
  • 9 Nov Chris Hamper
    Hi Sanjuktha; The way these quizzes is generated has changed so the questions are no longer in the same order, I will edit them so they make sense, sorry for the confusion.


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