Investigating Physics

Investigating Physics is a dynamic, exam-focused approach to Leaving Certificate Physics.

Why Investigating Physics


  • Covers both the Higher and Ordinary Level courses with material and questions for each clearly differentiated chapter, following the sequence of the Physics syllabus
  • Each area of the syllabus – theory, definitions, formulae, mandatory experiments, demonstration experiments and Science, Technology & Society – is clearly distinguished
  • End-of-chapter exam-style questions include exam marking scheme
  • Appendices with definitions, formulae, experiments, and laws and principles highlighted

Experiment coverage

  • All Mandatory Experiments covered
  • Relevant precautions and information presented with an exam-focused approach
  • Some Mandatory Experiments described with multiple different methods, including use of data loggers
  • Demonstration Experiments covered in Section B exam style


  • Hundreds of full-colour diagrams and photos bring Physics to life
  • Concise explanation of concepts
  • Definitions and formulae highlighted to aid revision
  • All numeric problems have worked examples and similar questions
  • Topic checklist at the end of every chapter