grade 10 physical sciences


Contents according to the Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement (CAPS) **



Contents divided into bite size "quanta" - each quantum contains a crisp and to the point summary of a specific topic, enriched with hints, followed by an exercise containing numerous questions.
Step-by-step answers to all questions in the memorandum in the back of the book.

Contents from the Grade 10 Book

  R150 per book + 2 DVDs including postage

MATTER AND MATERIALS

Matter and Classification: The Materials of Which an Object is Composed

Matter and Classification: Mixtures

Matter and Classification: Elements and Compounds

Matter and Classification: Names and Formulae of Substances

Matter and Classification: Metal, Metalloids and Non-Metals

Matter and Classification: Electrical Conductors, Semi-Conductors and Insulators

Matter and Classification: Thermal Conductors and Insulators

Matter and Classification: Magnetism

Kinetic Theory of Matter

States of Matter and Kinetic Molecular Theory

The Atom: Basic Building Block of all Matter

Structure of the Atom: Protons, Neutrons, Electrons

Structure of the Atom: Isotopes

Electron Configuration

The Periodic Table

Similarities in Chemical Properties among Elements in a Group

Chemical Bonds

WAVES, SOUND AND LIGHT

Transverse Pulses on a String or Spring

Transverse Waves

Longitudinal Waves

Sound Waves and Sound

Ultrasound

Electromagnetic Radiation

MATTER AND MATERIALS (CONTINUED)

Particles Substances are Made of

Molecular Substances

Ionic Substances

Metals

CHEMICAL CHANGE

Physical and Chemical Change: Separation of Particles

Balanced Chemical Equations

ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM

Magnetism

Electrostatics

Current Electricity: Emf, Potential Difference

Current Electricity: Current

Current Electricity: Resistance

CHEMICAL CHANGE (CONTINUED)

Reactions in Aqueous Solution: Interaction and Effects of Ions

Reactions in Aqueous Solution: Electrolytes, Conductivity

Reactions in Aqueous Solution: Precipitation Reactions

Reactions in Aqueous Solution: Other Reaction Types

Quantitative Aspects of Chemical Change: Atomic Mass and Mole

Quantitative Aspects of Chemical Change: Molecular and Formula Masses and Mole

Quantitative Aspects of Chemical Change: Composition

Quantitative Aspects of Chemical Change: Molar Volume of Gases

Quantitative Aspects of Chemical Change: Concentration

Quantitative Aspects of Chemical Change: Stoichiometric Calculations

MECHANICS

Vectors and Scalars: Definitions

Vectors and Scalars: Vector Diagrams

Motion in One Dimension: Position, Displacement and Distance

Motion in One Dimension: Speed and Velocity

Motion in One Dimension: Acceleration and Ticker Timer Problems

Motion in One Dimension: Signs (+ or -) of Displacement, Velocity and Acceleration

Motion in One Dimension: Displacement Versus Time Graphs

Motion in One Dimension: Velocity Versus Time Graphs

Motion in One Dimension: Acceleration Versus Time Graphs

Motion in One Dimension: Equations of Motion

Energy: Gravitational Potential Energy

Energy: Kinetic Energy

Energy: Mechanical Energy

CHEMICAL SYSTEMS

The Hydrosphere: Its Composition

The Hydrosphere: Its Interaction with Other Global Systems

The Hydrosphere: Ecology

     

QUANTA Books

Author: Miemie Pretorius