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This PowerPoint covers module 5 of the 2015 A Level (OCR) course, including: thermal equilibrium, absolute temperature, particle theory, Brownian motion, internal energy, energy changes when heating ice, specific heat capacity, specific latent heat, latent heat of fusion, moles and molecules, assumptions of kinetic theory, gas pressure, pressure and volume in gases, Boyle's Law, pressure and temperature in gases, the definition of "absolute zero", the Ideal Gas Equation, RMS speed, molecular speed and temperature, radians, circular motion, centripetal acceleration, phase difference, simple harmonic motion, graphs of SHM, calculating displacement, velocity and acceleration in SHM, maximum values for SHM, isochronous oscillations, energy changes in SHM, damping, resonance, amplitude-driving frequency graphs, the Earth's gravitational field, Newton's Laws of Gravitation, the inverse square law, gravitational field strength, equating gravitational force to centripetal force, Kepler's Laws, geostationary orbits, gravitational potential, force-distance graphs for gravity and gravitational potential, escape velocity, our solar system, planetary satellites, comets, the life cycle of a star (including protostars, main sequence, red giants, white dwarves, supernovae, neutron stars and black holes), Hertzsprung-Russel diagrams, spectra, emission and absorption spectra, intensity vs wavelength, colour vs temperature, Wien's Displacement Law, luminosity, the sun's luminosity, the light year, intensity, distances in space, stellar parallax, parsecs, the Cosmological Principle, the Big Bang Theory, red shift, Hubble's Law, the Hubble Constant and using it to determine the age of the universe, CMBR, evolution of the universe, dark energy and dark matter.

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