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Course Outline

Physics is the study of how things work in the world around us. 

The topics covered are as follows;

  • Light
  • Motion
  • Heat
  • Electricity
  • Modern Physics - Nuclear Physics
  • Sound
Practical or Project Work

Students are required to have an experiment copy made up of twenty-four experiments that can be examined in the Leaving Certificate Exam. 


100% of the marks go for the final examination in June of Leaving Certificate.

The paper has two sections as follows;

Section A - Experiment questions - you must answer three out of the four given. 

Section B - Here you must answer five questions.



Glenamaddy Community School, Church Street, Glenamaddy, Via Castlerea, Co. Galway, F45KF50 


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