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The Cambridge O Level Physics syllabus helps learners to understand the technological world in which they live, and take an informed interest in science and scientific developments. Learners gain an understanding of the basic principles of physics through a mix of theoretical and practical studies. They also develop an understanding of the scientific skills essential for further study at Cambridge International AS and A Level, which are useful in everyday life.
As they progress, learners gain an understanding of how science is studied and practised, and become aware that the results of scientific research can have both good and bad effects on individuals, communities and the environment.
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