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School Price: $88.95

Paperback 728 pp.
colour illustrations, 219 mm x 276 mm



Publication date:
March 2014

Imprint: Oxford University Press

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IB Physics Course Book 2014 edition: Oxford IB Diploma Programme

David Homer and Michael Bowen-Jones

Series : IB Diploma

The only DP Physics resource developed with the IB to accurately match the new 2014 syllabus for both SL and HL, this completely revised edition gives you unrivalled support for the new concept-based approach to learning, the Nature of science.. Understanding, applications and skills are integrated in every topic, alongside TOK links and real-world connections to truly drive independent inquiry. Assessment support straight from the IB includes practice questions and worked examples in each topic, alongside support for the Internal Assessment. Truly aligned with the IB philosophy, this Course Book gives unparalleled insight and support at every stage.

IB Physics Kerboodle Online Resources also available from OUP UK. Click here for more information or to order.

About the series
The only DP resources developed directly with the IB, the Oxford IB Course Books are the most comprehensive core resources to support learners through their study. Fully incorporating the learner profile, resources are assessed by consulting experts in international-mindedness and TOK to ensure these crucial components are deeply embedded into learning.

Readership : IB Diploma Physics students SL and HL

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 (AHL)
10. Fields (AHL)
11. Electromagnetic induction (AHL)
12. Quantum and nuclear physics (AHL)
13. Option A Relativity
14. Option B Engineering physics
15. Option C Imaging
16. Option D Astrophysics
17. Internal assessment

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David Homer is Chair of Science and Head of Physics at Bristol Grammar School, and a Principal Examiner in AS and A2 Physics for a major awarding body.

Special Features

  • Accurately cover the new syllabus - the most comprehensive match, with support directly from the IB on the core, AHL and all the options.
  • Fully integrate the new concept-based approach, holistically addressing understanding, applications, skills and the Nature of science.
  • Tangibly build assessment potential with assessment support straight from the IB.
  • Develop confidence - data-based questions and focused practice support exceptional achievement.
  • Written by co-authors of the new syllabus and leading IB workshop leaders.
  • Supported by a fully comprehensive and updated Study Guide and Oxford Kerboodle Online Resources.
  • Also available as a fully online Course Book.