Science: Pressure (Physics)

Stream until Fri 1st Apr
20 mins
£4
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Laura LewisHost: Laura studied at Royal Holloway University of London and the Open University. She is passionate about science communication and has presented talks about Exoplanets at Oxford University and Imperial College London.

In this class we will look at Pressure - what it is and how it works in terms of particles. We will discuss how pressure affects our everyday lives, using a wide range of examples from the weather to why camels have big feet!  We will then solve problems involving pressure calculations. 

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Key takeaways:
  • An explanation of what pressure is and how it is calculated 
  • How pressure calculations are applied to situations in the real world
  • Examples of calculations involving pressure
Suitable for:

This class is suitable for Physics students in Years 7-9 or S1-S3. 

Class requirements:

Students will require a laptop with internet connection to view the class. A pen and notepad will also be required during the lesson.

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  • This class will take place online via a Zoom webinar.
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