Category Archives: Podcast video

Exam time podcast

A guide to preparing for & completing the upcoming end of year VCE Physics exam. Download the notes. Download the video. VCAA exams

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iPad friendly videos

Finally with the latest releases of WordPress, we have been able to use a simple HTML5 based (rather than Flash based) video player. The podcast videos should play on all web browsers / mobile devices now. There is still the … Continue reading

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Sound recording & playback

Dynamic microphone, Condenser microphone, Carbon microphone, Frequency response curves, Sound recording, Amplifiers, Loudspeakers Download the notes. Download the video.

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Photonics Podcast

Definitions, Why optical fibres?, Light emitting diodes, Light dependent resistors, A light sensing circuit, Photodiodes, Phototransistors, Remote control circuit, Digital data, Binary numbers, Pulse Code Modulation, Light modulation. Download the notes. Download the video.

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Sustainable energy sources podcast

Australia‚Äôs energy usage, Why is sustainable energy important?, Energy transformations & efficiency, Solar energy, Photovoltaic cells, Solar energy calculations, Wind power, Wind power calculations, Hydro power, Hydro power calculations, Biofuels. Links: http://solarsystems.com.au/ http://www.enviromission.com.au/EVM/content/home.html http://guerin.ballarat.edu.au/projects/ensus/case_studies/windfarm/pdfs/windfarm_printable.pdf http://www.hydro.com.au/ http://optaustralasia.com.au/ Download the notes. Download … Continue reading

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Light waves: Polarisation & Colour podcast

What is light?, The electromagnetic spectrum, Waves, Wave equations, Light as electromagnetic radiation, Polarisation, Colour, Colour addition, Colour subtraction, Interference & structural colour Download the notes. Download the video.

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Optics & vision podcast

The human eye, Near point, Lens power, Short sightedness (Myopia), Long sightedness (Hypermetropia), Using lenses Download the notes. Download the video.

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Lenses podcast

Refraction, Converging lens, Diverging lens, Images in convex (converging) lenses, The human eye, Images in concave (diverging) lenses, The lens & mirror equation, Image formation – summary Download the notes. Download the video.

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Mirrors podcast

Reflection – formation of images, Reflection in concave mirrors, Reflection in convex mirrors, The lens & mirror equation Download the notes. Download the video.

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40 podcast episodes & 40,000 downloads…..

The VCE Physics podcast has turned 40 – not years but episodes. Over the last 18 months, there have been over 40,000 downloads from iTunes or plays from the website. Thanks for tuning in… there’s plenty more to come.

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