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Physics Higher Level

Physics Higher Level

by Prentice Hall


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Completely revised new editions of the market-leading Physics textbooks for HL and SL, written for the new 2014 Science IB Diploma curriculum. Now with an accompanying four-year student access to an enhanced eText, containing simulations, animations, quizzes, worked solutions, videos and much more. The enhanced eText is also available to buy separately and works on desktops and tablets.

Follows the organizational structure of the new Physics guide, with a focus on the Essential Ideas, Understanding, Applications & Skills for complete syllabus-matching.

Written by a highly experienced IB author, Chris Hamper, you can be confident that you and your students have all the resources you will need for the new Physics curriculum.


  • Nature of Science and TOK boxes throughout the text ensure an embedding of these core considerations and promote concept-based learning.
  • Applications of the subject through everyday examples are described in utilization boxes, as well as brief descriptions of related industries, to help highlight the relevance and context of what is being learned.
  • Differentiation is offered in the Challenge Yourself exercises and activities, along with guidance and support for laboratory work on the page and online.
  • Exam-style assessment opportunities are provided from real past papers, along with hints for success in the exams, and guidance on avoiding common pitfalls.
  • Clear links are made to the Learner profile and the IB core values.

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Table of Contents:

  1. Measurements and Uncertainties
  2. Mechanics
  3. Thermal Physics
  4. Oscillations and Waves
  5. Electricity and Magnetism
  6. Circular Motion and Gravitation
  7. Atomic, Nuclear, and Particle Physics
  8. Energy Production
  9. Wave Phenomena
  10. Fields
  11. Electromagnetic Induction
  12. Quantum and Nuclear Physics
  13. Option A: Relativity
  14. Option B: Engineering Physics
  15. Option C: Imaging
  16. Option D: Astrophysics

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780435994426
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 12/01/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 620
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 10.40(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

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