Tue. Nov 24th, 2020

Tips To Effectively Study Physics

Physics is a fascinating science that to some extent tells us what to expect from the world. The goal of physics isn’t to predict the future but to understand the world as it is now: the present. Physicists are keen on knowing why things are the way they are and why the world works the way it does. From the gained knowledge of the above questions, it is possible to learn more about the world around you than you originally knew.

Study Physics

A student’s view about a course influences their learning and understanding of that particular course. Physics is considered to be a difficult subject by many. This is because they have to struggle with different representations such as formulas, calculations, graphs and conceptual explanation all at the same time. But it is important to know that anybody can learn physics with the right instructions. Here, in the article, we discuss a few tips to make studying physics easy and fun.

  • Pesky Laws and Equations

Physics is a subject that is rich in formulas, laws, and equations. Work through the derivation rather than just memorizing them. Try studying a few important laws in physics such as the Ohms Law, Newton’s laws of motion and see the difference for yourself.

  • Read Topics Before Lectures

Read the upcoming topic that will be taught in the class the day before it is covered. Try grasping the fundamentals of the topic in the textbook while you read.  Do not fixate on the explicit mathematics of the topic. By doing this, you build a solid foundation of knowledge upon which you can later apply the mathematics skills that will be taught in class the next day.

  • Review your notes daily

Every day, take a few minutes to review your notes to polish your physics knowledge. Doing this will help you retain the knowledge gained from the day’s class. The longer you dawdle, the more “foreign” the concepts will look. Hence, be proactive and strengthen your physics knowledge by reviewing your notes every day.

Above all, keep trying and believe in yourself! Everyone learns at different speeds and in different ways. There are lots of engaging and interesting content on Physics at BYJU’S that can make you curious.

You can subscribe to BYJU’S YouTube channel to learn about the different concepts in Physics like kinetic energy, potential energy and many more. You can also have a glimpse of how BYJU’S app is changing the way students learn.