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Getting startedfree21 April 2019

New to IB?New to teaching physics?Or new to the ThinkIB resources?In this section we'll help you to get started, covering everything from the need-to-know aspects of the IB Diploma to great teaching and... more

Problems: Doppler17 April 2019

1. A police radar trap uses a frequency of 10GHz to measure the velocity of a speeding car (speed limit 100kmhr-1). If the shift in frequency is 2000Hz, calculate the speed of the car.A second car travelling... more

Solutions17 April 2019

1. A police radar trap uses a frequency of 10GHz to measure the velocity of a speeding car (speed limit 100kmhr-1). If the shift in frequency is 2000Hz, calculate the speed of the car.A second car travelling... more

SL/HL Core tests16 April 2019

Units & quantities Vectors and Scalars Distance, displacement and speed constant acceleration Graphs Forces Newton's 1st Law Newton's 2nd Newton's 3rd more

SL/HL Core answers16 April 2019

Units & quantities Vectors and Scalars Distance, displacement and speed constant acceleration Graphs Forces Newton's 1st Law Newton's 2nd Newton's 3rd more

Resolution test16 April 2019

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Student access - groups13 April 2019

Here we borrow images from the brilliant David Faure of Think IB Biology to demonstrate how simple this feature is - when practised, you will probably be able to set up a group faster than the students... more

Individual investigation13 April 2019

This section contains information and resources relating to the Internal Assessment, which in physics takes the form of an investigation where students work as individuals.The individual investigation... more

Variable stars2 April 2019

About half the stars we can detect in the sky are binaries (Cornell astronomy) you wouldn't know that from looking up at night but there we are, This makes them pretty important.A lot of early work on... more

Required practicalsfree1 April 2019

This is the list of 10 required practicals that you must include on the 4psow. The reason you have to do these is that there will be a question on paper 3 that related to one of them. There are many ways... more