Contact and Non Contact Forces

Curriculum support20 mins£3

Key takeaways
An overview of what contact and non-contact forces are
An explanation of the different contact and non-contact forces (including magnetism, gravity and friction)
Examples of Questions involving forces with Answers
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 discuss what it means for a force to be contact or non-contact.  Students will look at each force in detail and go through examples of questions involving forces and how they interact.  They will learn the theory around the topic and get an extremely useful insight on how to answer exam questions.  

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Suitable for:

This class is suitable for Year 7, 8, 9 and/or S1, S2, S3 students who want to cement their knowledge in this topic, setting them up for success in Physics. 

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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