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If you have any more resources please add them to this thread

Thank you to the bos members who have submitted links/resources to the directory.



Board of Studies Resources:

Physics Syllabus: The syllabus outlines everything you need to know.

Standards Packages: These give you examples of answers from past HSCs and the range of marks that they received.

Online Multiple Choice Quiz: This allows you to do an online quiz using past HSC questions

Past HSC Papers This contains past HSC examinations and marking guidelines/comments from markers, great for practice and to familiarise yourself with the structure of the HSC examination.


Bored of Studies Physics Resources:
Physics Resources Page: has notes, assessments, past papers and various other resources.

Bored of Studies Mirror Page: has past papers etc

Physics Summaries and Notes Thread: has a range of summaries/notes shared by bored of studies members and from other sources.

Studying for Physics: tips for studying physics.

Which Physics HSC study guide/textbook?: a thread with various members opinions on the textbooks available.


Past Papers:
Here’s a summary of the resources which have access to past papers:

Physics Resources Page: has some past papers

Past HSC Papers This contains past HSC examinations and marking guidelines/comments from markers, great for practice and to familiarise yourself with the structure of the HSC examination. You can also access the Standards Packages which give you examples of answers from past HSCs and the range of marks that they received. Plus Online Multiple Choice Quizs which allow you to do an online quiz using past HSC questions.


Websites Related Specifically to HSC Physics

HSC Online: This site contains guides to HSC Physics, sample discussions, definitions of scientific terms and links to other resources.

Resources for Physics (Faculty of Science, University of Sydney - science.uniserve.edu.au): has a wide range of links related specifically to the various topics in the Preliminary and HSC Physics Syllabus

Centre for learning Innovation - Physics: has a wide range of links related specifically to the physics syllabus topics.

Science Research Spot MQ - NSW Physics: research related to the various topics in HSC physics.

Physics Resources - UNSW: information, notes and links related to the preliminary and HSC physics topics.

kewpid.net: has past papers and notes

SMH: How to Prepare for the HSC Physics Examination: tips from Peter Cuttle (a Quality Teaching Consultant and former DET Science Consultant) and Gerry McCloughan (a Senior DET Curriculum Adviser).

Getting it to Work: Physics Equipment for High Schools - DET: contains various links to information about physics equipment.

AMPS HSC Physics: The Australian Multimedia for Physics Website. It contains a range of useful videos and links.


Other Websites for Physics

ABC Science News: Excellent source of current science news articles.

Interact: contains interactive websites and games related to physics.

Physics
2000
: an interactive website.

PhysLink

101Science

Physics Demonstrations

Science World

Physics Chronology


Physics 2000

Java Applets on Physics

HyperPhysics

ansto

NASA - The Mathematics of Microgravity


Physics Conferences/Workshops, Conference Notes & Articles

2008 Science Teachers Association HSC Lectures: HSC Physics Lectures in Coffs Harbour and Armidale that students can attend in August and September.

Experimental Accuracy, Reliability and Validity by Dr Mark Butler: This link takes you to an article for teachers on the "From Quanta To Quarks" Option. The article contains very good definitions of the important terms "accuracy", "reliability" and "validity". It also contains tips regarding the course and the HSC exam.

Science Teachers Workshop 2006: includes proceedings, notes and slides from the 2006 Science Teachers Workshop and Physics Student Workshops.

Science Teachers Workshop 2004: includes proceedings, notes and slides from the 2004 Science Teachers Workshop and Physics Student Workshops.

Science Teachers Workshop 2002: includes proceedings, notes and slides from the 2002 Science Teachers Workshop and Physics Student Workshops.


Physics Textbooks & Solutions (Related Specifically to HSC Physics)

The textbooks/revision guides/resources that are related to the HSC Physics course and it's content include:

  • Physics 2 HSC Course (John Wiley & Sons Australia, Ltd)
  • Space, Motors and generators, From ideas to implementation, Geophysics (OTEN)
  • Macmillan Physics 2 (Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd)
  • Physics Contexts 2 (Pearson Education Australia)
  • Excel HSC Physics (Pascal Press)
  • Macquarie HSC Physics
  • Success One HSC: Physics (contains HSC Examination Papers with detailed answers & specimen exam questions)
  • Surfing Physics Series (Science Press)



Physics Contexts 2 Sample Chapter- Electric Motors: this is a sample chapter from the textbook covering: Motion of charges in magnetic fields, Forces on a current carrying conductor, Force between current carrying conductors, Motor Effect, DC Electric Motors and AC Electric Motors


Worked solutions to Physics 2: HSC Course 2nd Edition, published by John Wiley & Sons Australia, Ltd: contains solutions to the textbook.


Other Physics Texts (Not Related Specifically to HSC Physics)

These texts are not related specifically to the HSC Physics course/syllabus.

  • Physics: calculus by Eugene Hecht,
  • Fundamentals of Physics Extended by D. Halliday, R. Resnick &J. Walker

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Just a reminder links to copyrighted material, whether it be notes or past papers such as CSSA, Independent, NEAP are not to be posted or share on this forum. Thanks.
 
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Re: Physics Resource Directory (Including Past Papers)

This is an excellent compilation of links, websites and sources... Thanks a bunch Without Wings :D

You're a time saver ^_^
 

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Re: Physics Resource Directory (Including Past Papers)

Does this include all the papers I uploaded?
 

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Re: Physics Resource Directory (Including Past Papers)

It said their is a '404' error when i click on the Mirror Page

EDIT: I cant click on anything within the Biki Page
 
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Re: Physics Resource Directory (Including Past Papers)

It said their is a '404' error when i click on the Mirror Page

EDIT: I cant click on anything within the Biki Page
There appears to be an error with accessing both of these at the moment. I've made the admin aware and hopefully it should be fixed soon.
 

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There appears to be an error with accessing both of these at the moment. I've made the admin aware and hopefully it should be fixed soon.
Thanks so much
 

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Why are there so many physics trials from 2001 but no recent ones? (from schools, not CSSA, STANSW, CSSA, IND ect)
 

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