Curriculum support5 mins£2

Key takeaways
Explain the relationship between current, voltage and resistance (Ohm’s law).
Understand how to calculate the total resistance of resistors added in series.
Understand how to calculate the total resistance of resistors added in parallel.
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.

This short, snappy session teaches students all they need to know about resistance.  In this class,  students will examine the relationship between current, voltage and resistance, as well as understand how to calculate the total resistance in series and parallel circuits. Join your tutor to gain maximum knowledge in just 5 minutes.  This class is aimed at students in Years 10 - 11 and is perfect to help boost confidence on the concept before exams.

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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 aimed at GCSE (or equivalent) students in Years 10-11 or S4-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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