Equations for Moving Objects

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Key takeaways
Learn how to rearrange and substitute values into the equation for kinetic energy.
Apply the equation to exam questions.
Use this equation alongside other energy equations, such as potential equations.
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, kinetic energy is the energy an object has due to motion. In this short session, students will examine how rearrange and substitute values into the equation for kinetic energy and then apply this knowledge to exam questions. 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 Years 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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