grade 11 physical sciences



Contents according to the Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement (CAPS) (R150)



Contents divided into bite size "quanta" - each quantum contains a crisp and to the point summary of a specific topic, enriched with hints, followed by an exercise containing numerous questions.
Step-by-step answers to all questions in the memorandum in the back of the book.

Contents from the Grade 11 Book

 

MECHANICS

Resultant

 

Parallelogram (Tail-to-Tail Method)

 

Triangle or Polygon (Head-to-Tail Method)

 

Resultant is Zero if Object is Stationary or Moving at Constant Velocity

 

The Angle Between Two Vectors

 

Force Diagrams and Free-Body Diagrams

 

Resolving a Vector into its Perpendicular Components

 

Body on an Inclined Plane

 

Contact Forces

 

Newton’s First Law of Motion

 

Newton’s Second Law of Motion: Law and Experiment

 

Newton’s Second Law of Motion: Applications

 

Newton’s Second Law of Motion: Velocity/Time Graphs

 

Newton’s Second Law of Motion, Apparent Weight and “Lifts”

 

Newton’s Second Law of Motion and Systems

 

Newton’s Third Law of Motion

 

Newton’s Universal Law of Gravity

 

Newton’s Law of Gravity and Newton’s Third Law of Motion:

 

Newton’s Law of Gravity on a Planet

 

Terminal Velocity

 

 

MATTER AND MATERIALS

Atomic Combinations: Molecular Structure: Forces, Bond Energy, Bond Length

 

Atomic Combinations: Molecular Structure: Lewis Diagrams

 

Atomic Combinations: Molecular Structure: Molecular Shape

 

Atomic Combinations: Molecular Structure: Electronegativity

 

Kinds of Particles and Intermolecular Forces

 

Intermolecular Forces and the Physical State of Substances

 

The Chemistry of Water

 

 

WAVES, SOUND AND LIGHT

Background Knowledge

 

Geometrical Optics: Refraction

 

Critical Angle and Total Internal Reflection

 

Applications of Reflection and Total Internal Reflection

 

2D and 3D Wave Fronts: Diffraction

 

 

MATTER AND MATERIALS (Continued)

Ideal Gases: The Kinetic Theory of Gases

 

Ideal Gases: Definition

 

Ideal Gases: Relationship between p and V (Boyle’s Law)

 

Ideal Gases: Relationship between V and T (Charles’s Law)

 

Ideal Gases: Relationship Between p and T (Guy Lussac’s Law)

 

Ideal Gases: General Gas Law: p1V1/T1 = p2V2/T2

 

Ideal Gases: General Gas Law: PV = nRT

 

Ideal Gases: Deviations from Ideal Gas Behaviour

 

 

CHEMICAL CHANGE

 

Quantitative Aspects of Chemical Change: Basic Concepts

 

Quantitative Aspects of Chemical Change: Concentration

 

Quantitative Aspects of Chemical Change: Mol Calculations

 

Quantitative Aspects of Chemical Change: Determination of Composition

 

Quantitative Aspects of Chemical Change: Stoichiometric Calculations

 

 

 

ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM

 

Electrostatics: Conservation of Charge

 

Electrostatics: Electric Fields

 

Electrostatics: Coulomb’s Law

 

Electrostatics: Electric Filed Strength

 

Electrostatics: Force on a Charge in an Electric Field

 

Electromagnetism: Right Hand Rule

 

Electromagnetism: Current Induced by Changing Magnetic Field

 

Current Electricity: Background Knowledge

 

Current Electricity: Ohm’s Law and Resistance

 

Current Electricity: Applications of Ohm’s Law

 

Current Electricity: Potential Difference between Two Sets of Parallel Resistors

 

Current Electricity: Special Power Problems

 

Current Electricity: Resistors in Parallel

 

Current Electricity: A Special Type of Parallel Resistor Problem

 

 

 

ENERGY AND CHEMICAL CHANGE

 

Energy change during Chemical Reactions

 

Catalysts

 

TYPES OF REACTION

 

 

 

Acid-Base Reactions: Background Knowledge

 

Acid-Base Reactions: Definitions

 

Acid-Base Reactions: Conjugate Acid-Base Pairs

 

Acid-Base Reactions: Ampholytes (Amphiprotic Substances)

 

Acid-Base Reactions: Titration, Neutralisation

 

Redox Reactions: Oxidation and Reduction

 

Writing Equations for Redox Reactions

 

 

CHEMICAL SYSTEMS

 

Exploiting the Lithosphere: Key Terms

 

Exploiting the Lithosphere: Mining and Mineral Processing

 

Exploiting the Lithosphere: Mining of Gold

 

Exploiting the Lithosphere: Mining of Iron

 

Exploiting the Lithosphere: Calcium Carbonate

 

Exploiting the Lithosphere: Environmental Impact of Mining and Mineral Processing

 

Exploiting the Lithosphere: Burning of Fossil Fuels

 

     

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Author: Miemie Pretorius