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    I take Maths, Further maths, Chemistry and Physics. Physics is killing me atm but I need to take it for as and a level. I really want to improve my grades in physics so if anyone can share how they studied for physics, that would be great.
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    With Physics, the underlying content isn't too hard - especially at AS. It's the way the questions are presented that is hard to grasp - it seems as if the examiners are constantly trying to catch you out. I recommend getting the CGP Physics student book for Physics then refining notes from that, then trying the practice questions. Also utilise this website:
    http://www.physicsandmathstutor.com/physics-revision/ for notes and example questions.


    Is there anything in particular you're stuck on? I'll be able to help you further from there.
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    (Original post by DarkEnergy)
    With Physics, the underlying content isn't too hard - especially at AS. It's the way the questions are presented that is hard to grasp - it seems as if the examiners are constantly trying to catch you out. I recommend getting the CGP Physics student book for Physics then refining notes from that, then trying the practice questions. Also utilise this website:
    http://www.physicsandmathstutor.com/physics-revision/ for notes and example questions.


    Is there anything in particular you're stuck on? I'll be able to help you further from there.
    Thanks. That website has a lot of resources and help. I'm going to do practice questions from there this weekend. I mostly struggle with waves: Total internal reflection, optical fibres, etc.
    Does the CGP book have a lot of practice questions? I have the Collins student support book but it just has essential notes and diagrams.
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    (Original post by Cassandra2816)
    Thanks. That website has a lot of resources and help. I'm going to do practice questions from there this weekend. I mostly struggle with waves: Total internal reflection, optical fibres, etc.
    Does the CGP book have a lot of practice questions? I have the Collins student support book but it just has essential notes and diagrams.
    Yeah the CGP books have a fair few practice questions, but they're only to test fundamental knowledge of topics and really easy compared to actual exam questions. It's still good though to check if you have the basic knowledge of a topic before moving onto the harder questions off past papers or physicsandmathstutor website.

    For waves, it seems hard at first but once everything clicks it's free marks in the exam. Try watching videos until you find that moment where it 'clicks', that's what I did. Just type "total internal reflection" or whatever topic you're stuck on onto YouTube - just make sure the video isn't beyond the scope of A-level though (you don't really want to be watching a video aimed at 2nd year university students for example).
 
 
 
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