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Launching a Friendly Physics Website for Teachers & students: www.physicsbeckons.com

Launching a Friendly Physics Website for Teachers & students

http://www.physicsbeckons.com

Dear Teachers/students,

With the number of posts in the blog growing, the search for relevant content became difficult.In order to make the content well arranged & user friendly, we are launching a website:

http://www.physicsbeckons.com

It classifies as well as clubs the posts pertaining to a particular unit in a single site.

This will facilitate learning & make it enjoyable.

Some special features of the site are:

  • Well defined menu
  • Classification of content (Unitwise)
  • Different sections like Videos, notes, assignments etc.
  • Solved CBSE Physics papers
  • Sample papers for practice
  • MCQs for Conceptual Clarity
  • Tips & Tricks for Low & High achievers
  • A special section on TECHNOLOGY AIDED TEACHING (TAT) to empower the teachers in classroom interactions 

Happy Teaching/Learning!

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Towards Examination (Physics) 2015 with Confidence………(Model Que. Ans.-Set 3 & Practice paper-3)

Dear students,

To give you an idea of the type of questions asked & the model answers thereof, here is the third of a series of solved questions set for you….

Sample Questions with Model Answers-3

Practice paper ( As per CBSE pattern)

Practice Paper-3

Feel free to talk to me for any subject related problem. The contact no. is in the blog. Please stick to the time schedule given in the blog…………

Happy Learning!

For Video lessons; Notes ; Practice material etc…..Visit

http://www.physicsbeckons.wordpress.com

PS: Your feedback is welcome.

Towards Examination (Physics) 2015 with Confidence………(Model Que. Ans.-Set 2 &Practice Paper-2)

Dear Students

In order to supplement your efforts, I will be posting five sets of Solved Questions with model answers. Set-! was posted yesterday. Here is the SET-2 for you.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE SAMPLE QUESTIONS WITH ANSWERS IS A LIST OF QUESTIONS & IS NOT SAMPLE PAPER.

Sample Questions with Model Answers-2

Please see the answers carefully.

Here is the practice paper-2 for you. The paper is as per CBSE pattern for 2015 examination.

PRACTICE PAPER-2

It is advised to go through the questions carefully to  understand what has been asked in the particular question. It is also important to rule out what has not been asked. The answers should be in accordance with the spirit of the language of the question.

Please try the unsolved papers in the schedule as per CBSE paper i.e. 10:15 AM to 13:30 PM. This will set your body clock accordingly.

Feel free to contact me in case you need any help. The contact no. is in the blog. Please stick to the time schedule mentioned.

Happy Learning!

PS: Errors & Omissions if any may please be notified.

Examination 2015: Countdown begins…..IV

The examination season has begun. The first crucial stage of C.B.S.E examination i.e.the practicals must be over by now. I hope you would have done well in the same.

Now is the right time to focus on the preparation for the theory examination.

I would suggest a two-pronged strategy, chapter-wise preparation & revision through CBSE paper.

Revise each unit carefully followed by written practice of the concepts and previous year CBSE problems.

For your benefit, I am posting some important revision problems in Unit I : Electrostatics as under.

Revision Problems in Electrostatics.

Problems from other units will be posted subsequently.

Along with unit-wise revision, it is advisable to go through one paper a day. You will find quite a few solved papers in this blog. I would suggest you to start with 5 marks questions first as these questions are generally direct and often repeated. Go through the questions very carefully and try to analyse the language of the same. A question is well-read if you clearly understand as to what has been asked & more importantly what has  not been asked.

Beginning now in right earnest and continuous effort will help you perform well in the board exams.

Feel free to write to me for any queries you may have.

Happy learning!

CBSE want youtube used in schools for self-learning…..A News

CBSE has recently asked schools to use ‘youtube’ for self-learning.

Using various modes including ‘YOUTUBE’ is an idea we have been promoting & trying to use since long. 

To help promote the habit of Learning by self in the students was the sole aim with which this venture

‘www.physicsbeckons.wordpress.com’

was started.

In my opinion, there can’t be a better way of learning Physics than learning by self.

Self learning is permanent & fun as you are highly motivated when you follow the lessons on your own.

Your effort/self study is the most important. All external factors may just guide you as to how you should work. It is important for you to ‘PLAN YOUR WORK & WORK ON THE PLAN’.

To see the detailed news you may click below:

http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report-cbse-wants-schools-to-use-youtube-for-self-learning-2051227

News items which may be beneficial to you & of your interest will be posted regularly in the blog.

You may follow the blog to get instant information.

Happy Learning!

Set your priorities right………. A Short Story………

Physics beckons

Dear Students
Here is a story I would like to share with you as you use the internet for this blog. I read it over 30 years ago and feel this is the most appropriate time to share it with you.
‘Virtue’ (good habits) and ‘Vice’ (bad habits) were identical twin sisters. In early childhood, they could be differentiated by different clothes they wore. Once the twins went to take a bath in a river. They left their clothes on the riverside. Vice came out first. True to her name, she thought of a mischief and wore her sister’s clothes and left. When Virtue came out, she has no choice but to wear the clothes left by Vice. The two have never met since and appear to have deceptive looks.
 
What appears to be Virtue or Vice may actually not be so.
It is important for each one of…

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How to study well

Dear friends, Here are a few tips you may find handy:

  1. Find a quite, well-lit permanent place in your home as study point. It must be a place where you feel comfortable. You should have a comfortable sitting arrangement with some storage space for books etc.
  2.  Regularity and Hard work is the key to success whatever course you may be pursuing. So give yourself a time-table. It has to be tailor-made for an individual. Allot time judiciously to each subject as per need. You may change the order in which you study the subject. You may not study every subject every day. The schedule should have elements of rigidity so that you study regularly & flexibility so as that you like the schedule. You may require some initial shuffling in time and schedule before you settle for one that works well for you. I would suggest you to devote four hours for self-study each day.
  3. Study time should be study time, a time away from distractions like phone, TV, Cricket matches, music, face book etc. During my interaction with the students at senior secondary stage and their parents over the years, I have observed distractions play a major spoiler. How can a phone keep you away from studies is you switch it off for those  1 -2 hours. Never ever convince yourself that study and leisure can go together. You may however take small breaks in between to relax and rejuvenate yourself may  be with some light exercise. Please make sure, you return to the study schedule in time after the stipulted break.
  4. Remember….                                                                                                                                     Jab Paath tab paath, jub thath to thath i.e. work should mean work and fun should mean fun.

  5. Set daily, weekly goals in each subject and revisit to see what you have achieved. Reward yourself on achieving a pre-decided goal.
  6. Keep the curriculum with you for reference so as give you an idea of the content you are supposed to know. If you do not already have a copy of the same you may download it from the following link.

http://cbseacademic.in/web_material/Curriculum/SrSecondary/2015_Senior_Curriculum_Volume_1.pdf

7.Keep yourself fit and in high spirit by eating well, sleeping well and exercise. I am sure with a little effort, you will be able to organize yourself for the task ahead of achieving your aim in life.

For your benefit, here is the Physics syllabus.

Click below to open.

CBSE PHYSICS (O42) CURRICULUM 2014-15

Please note the changes carefully.

A number of units have been clubbed for the purpose of evaluation.

The number of questions in the paper has been reduced from the present 30 to 26.

The typology of questions has been changed.

Shortly, we will talk about ways to master Physics in particular.

Performance Boosters-II(Without extra effort) & Best Wishes

Click below and read on….

Best Wishes

Performance Boosters: (Without extra effort)

Yes, You got the heading Right!….

Now Click below and read on…

1. POSITIVE THINKING: Believe in yourself because…

If you think : You CAN; you are RIGHT….

If you think : you CAN’T: you are RIGHT AGAIN….

So belong to the Former class.

2. The Crucial FIFTEEN MINUTES: The CBSE has made a special provision for 15 minutes reading time before you start answering the questions. Utilise this time to your fullest advantage. Read the questions very carefully during this time.Try to understand the questions to be answered in letter & spirit.

Clearly mark what has been asked.

Rule out what has not been asked.

Decide which of the choices offered in a question are you going to attempt.

Answers should always be to the point. Make sure that the answer to every  part/ sub-part is separately visible for easy evaluation.

3. Spend two minutes on the clip below:

To be continued……..

Back to work!

Happy Learning!

 

How to get 90+ in boards?

This is in response to a question asked by one of the curious followers of the blog. I thought of sharing the response with you all.

1. I appreciate & salute the question asked as it reflects the desire to perform and excel.
2. With the syllabus now over; revise one unit at a time. Remember; written practice of statement of laws; definitions; derivations; drawing neat diagrams is an essential part of the revision.

3. Read Summary & Points to Ponder listed at the end of each unit of the NCERT text book.

4. The unit revised needs to be practiced with previous year Real Questions from CBSE papers. The same are available in all good books. Make sure, you choose a book in which the answers are well written.

5. Give yourself a test. For the purpose; select any two previous year papers at random & test your preparation by solving the relevant questions from the papers selected. It will be good if you get the test evaluated.
6. Finish all the units well in time; say by March o1, 2014.
7. Follow up revision through CBSE/Sample papers from some good book.
8. Remain focused and relaxed during preparation. Avoid last minute nervousness.
Remember: A cool head is an asset in the examination hall. It helps you apply your knowledge in new and unfamiliar situations which a typical question may offer.
Happy learning and best wishes!