The Work Done Equation

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Key takeaways
Recognise the units and the scenarios where the equation W = F x d would be appropriate to use. 
Apply the equation to different situations and exam questions. 
Describe the similarities and differences between work done and gravitational energy transferred.
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 Physics, work is done when energy transfers from one store to another. In this short session, students will examine how to use the equation for work done in different situations and how it's related to the equation for gravitational potential energy. This class is great for students in Years 9 - 11 who want to feel more confident in the topic and get the chance to practise so that they excel in future exams.

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Suitable for:

This short session is suitable for Physics students 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.
What to expect:
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