Physics: Newton's Second Law

Curriculum support5 mins£2

Key takeaways
Understand Newton's second law and the use of the formula F=ma. 
Rearranging the equation and substituting in values
Applying Newton's second law to various situations that are asked in exams.
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.

To excel in Physics there are a lot of equations and formulas for students to learn. In this class we will look at Newton's second Law and the application of the formula F =ma to forces, mass and acceleration in GCSE physics. These 5 minute, short burst classes gives students the chance to practise solving equations and allows them to excel in their in future learning.

For more short Science sessions see: AccelerationMass and Weight

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Suitable for:

This short session is suitable for all students studying Physics/Science at school in Year 9-11 or S3-S5. 

Class requirements:
You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
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