### SPM Physics 2010 – Tips and Predictions v2

__Paper 2__

__Section A:__

__Question 1: Form 4 (Chapter 1)__Measuring Instrument - Vernier calliper/micrometer screw gauge (reading, accuracy, zero error)

__Question 2: Form 5 (Chapter 2)__Choose type of fuse

Electric circuit for safety

__Question 3: Form 4 (Chapter 4)__Specific latent heat of fusion and Specific latent heat of vaporisation

Steaming of food

__Question 4: Form 4 (Chapter 3)__Bernoulli principle (Aerofoil)

__Question 5: Form 5 (Chapter 3)__Electromagnet (electric bell)

__Question 6: Form 5 (Chapter 1)__Refraction of water

__Question 7: Form 5 (Chapter 5)__Equation for alpha, beta and gamma decay (Graph of nucleon number against proton number)

Calculation for the nuclear energy

Management of radioactive substance

__Question 8: Form 4 (Chapter 2)__Principle of conservation of energy (definition and calculation)

Choose spring (Most elastic)

__Section B: (Modify and explain)__

__Question 9-Essay: Form 4 (Chapter 5)__Compare size of image formed by different object distance

Application of convex mirror. (widen the viewing angle)

Modify projector @ microscope @ telescope)

__Question 10-Essay: Form 5 (Chapter 3)__Electromagnetic induction (Lenz Law and Faraday law, calculation, graph, AC generator, factors)

Design DC adaptor from AC supply (transformer and rectifier)

__Section C: (Choose suitability)__

__Question 11-Essay: Form 4 (Chapter 5)__Archimedes’s principle (definition, calculation, float concept calculation)

Choose material for hot air balloon

__Question 12-Essay: Form 5 (Chapter 4)__Semiconductor and transistor as automatic switch

Choose material for semiconductor

__Paper 3__

__Section A:__

__Question 1: Form 4 (Chapter 5)__Snell Law/Refractive index (

**sin**against*i***sin**) (Reading on protractor)*r*

__Question 2: Form 5 (Chapter 2)__Internal resistance (

**E = V + Ir**)

__Section B: (Practical)__

__1. Form 4 (Chapter 2)__Mass and Acceleration experiment (Ticker timer)

__2. Form 4 (Chapter 4)__Gas Law experiment (Boyle’s Law, Charles’s Law and Pressure Law)

Specific Heat Capacity experiment (mass water increases, change in temperature decreases)

__3. Form 5 (Chapter 1)__Interference of Light or Sound experiment (

*a*increases,*x*decreases)

__4. Form 5 (Chapter 2)__Factors that affect Resistance (length, cross-sectional area, temperature and type of material)

Ohm’s Law experiment (V = IR)

__List of Experiemts:__

__Form 4 – Chapter 2__(1) To investigate the relationship between inertia and mass

(2) To investigate the relationship between force and acceleration

(3) To investigate the relationship between mass and acceleration

__Form 4 – Chapter 3__(4) To investigate the relationship between depth and pressure of liquid

(5) To investigate the relationship between immersion destance in water and weight

__Form 4 – Chapter 4__(6) To investigate the relationship between mass of water and change in temperature

(7) To investigate the relationship between the pressure and the volume (Boyle’s Law)

(8) To determine the relationship between the pressure and the temperature (Pressure Law)

(9) To determine the relationship between the volume and the temperature (Charles’ Law)

__Form 5 – Chapter 1__(10) To investigate the relationship between the distance between two coherent source and distance bwteen two consecutive constructive inteference (Light and sound)

__Form 5 – Chapter 2__(11) To investigate the relationship between current and the potential difference for a wire

(12) To investigate the factors affecting resistance (length, thickness of wire and temperature