GCSE Physics (OCR Gateway) P3 Forces for Transport
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GCSE Physics (OCR Gateway) P3 Forces for Transport

Improve your grade in your GCSE exam. Suitable for OCR Gateway Science: Addtional Science or Physics B
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Created by Michael Hall
Last updated 4/2016
English
Price: $20
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 15 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • improve grades in GCSE physics exams
  • describe forces on objects and their effects on motion
  • avoid common misconceptions in physics exams
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Requirements
  • no prior knowledge of GCSE physics required, we start from the basics
  • no software or additional materials required to take this course
  • all you need is a positive attitude and a desire to improve your physics grade
Description

If you need help with Physics, you're in the right place. The Physics Boot Camp team has decades of experience of helping students of all abilities improve their GCSE science grades.

This course includes video lectures for every section, downloadable worksheets (with answers) for practice and a summary quiz for each section. Before you spend money on a private tutor, try our course - you can access the course when and where it suits you and the whole unit costs less than one session with a tutor!

This course covers the unit P3 - Forces for Transport, which is part of the OCR Gateway Science Additional Science or Physics B course. If this is not your exam board or course, then check out our instructor page for a suitable course for you.

In this unit you will learn about how forces affect motion, describing that motion and analysing the energy transfers involved.

We use our expertise from helping thousands of students to highlight the key areas that you need for your exam, along with helping you avoid the mistakes that everyone else makes!

Background music: Nicolai Heidlas - Summertime

Who is the target audience?
  • anyone taking the OCR Gateway Additional Science or Physics (seperate science) exam
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 14 Lectures Collapse All 14 Lectures 01:28:50
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Introduction
1 Lecture 01:43

This course is P3 - Forces for Transport which is suitable for anyone taking the OCR Gateway Additional Science or Physics (B) exams.

We have divided the course into 3 sections:

  1. Forces and Motion
  2. Analysing Motion
  3. Energy Transfers

A quiz is included at the end of each section for you to check your progress.

Taking two minutes to complete our pre-course survey (see resources) will help us to help you in the future!
Preview 01:43
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Forces and Motion
5 Lectures 34:27
Newton's laws of motion explain how things move. Don't worry that we're starting with the 3rd law, we'll cover the other two later. You also don't need to remember which law is which, or even that they are called Newton's laws, but I've kept the names as it's nice to give him credit!
Newton's 3rd Law
07:35

Newton's 1st Law describes how the motion of an object is affected by balanced and unbalanced forces. This includes one of the biggest misconceptions in this unit which always catches students out on exam papers - don't fall into the same trap!
Newton's 1st law
12:21

Newton's 2nd Law describes the relationship between force, mass and acceleration.

Newton's 2nd Law
02:26

Knowing the difference between weight and mass is a skill that will help you avoid lots of confusion when confronted with a tricky question on the exam paper.

Preview 05:33

Friction is something that we experience all day, every day. This session helps you to explain why it happens and how to increase or decrease it.

Friction
06:32

Forces and Motion
10 questions
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Analysing motion
4 Lectures 23:46
After this session you should be confident in using and defining key terms such as speed, velocity and acceleration as well as using their equations.
Speed and acceleration
04:27

There are two motion graphs that you need to know: distance-time and velocity-time graphs. Students tend to find these straightforward when dealing with them separately but look at them together and it's chaos! This session will highlight the key features to look for so that you can cope with whatever type of motion graph is thrown at you in the exam.

Preview 08:45

A vehicle can't stop instantly and this session will help you identify the factors involved in the distance a vehicle travels before stopping.
Stopping Distances
04:43

This session will help you understand alternative fuels for cars and why they will be necessary in the future.

Cars
05:51

Analysing motion
10 questions
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Energy Transfers
4 Lectures 29:02

This session tackles how quickly energy is used to do tasks, which is more simply known as power!

Work and Power
03:52

This session covers every aspect of momentum, from the mathematical calculations to the description of car safety features.
Preview 14:22

Energy transfers for falling objects are my favourite part of this unit! Regardless of whether you love this or hate it, this session would help you conquer this kind of question on your exam.

Energy Transfers
10:11

Energy Transfers
10 questions

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00:37
About the Instructor
Michael Hall
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Physics Boot Camp

Michael has been teaching GCSE science for 13 years, specialising in Physics. Over that time, he has built up extensive knowledge of the GCSE curriculum, including marking for exam boards as well as helping thousands of students tackle their exams. Michael is one of the directors of Physics Boot Camp.

The team at Physics Boot Camp have decades of experience of helping students of all abilities to improve their GCSE Science grades. We use our expertise to highlight the key areas you need to know for the exam as well as helping you avoid the mistakes everyone else is making!