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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.
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.

Did you know that using a knife, drawing blood, and drinking from a straw are all real life applications of pressure? In this class, students will gain a better understanding of what pressure is and how pressure affects our everyday lives as well as how it calculated before moving onto solving problems. This class is aimed at students in Years 7 - 9 but would be useful for any student studying Physics. 

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Safeguarding reminder:The safety of your child is of the utmost importance. All of our classes are pre-recorded to remove any concerns around live participation. For reruns of our past live classes, students' webcams and microphones were disabled and only the chat history, if participation was requested, is visible.

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.

What to expect:
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