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Units - name and symbol
Learn the basic units for Key Stages 3 and 4
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Physics
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07/25/2005

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 [image] What is the unit for energy.... any type of energy?
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 The joule Symbol: JCare with the case of letter!
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 [image] What is the unit for power.... any type of power?
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 The watt Symbol: WCare with the case of letter!
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 [image] What is the unit for force.... any type of force?
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 The newton Symbol: NCare with the case of letter!
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 [image] What is the unit for distance?
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 The metre Symbol: mCare with the case of letter!
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 [image] What is the unit for speed?
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 metres per second Symbol: m/s OR ms-1Care with the case of letter!
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 [image] What is the unit for velocity?
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 metres per second Symbol: m/s OR ms-1Care with the case of letter!
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 [image] What is the unit for acceleration?
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 metres per second squared Symbol: m/s2 OR ms-2Care with the case of letter!
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 [image] What is the unit for mass?
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 kilogram Symbol: kgCare with the case of letter!
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 [image] What is the unit for weight?
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 newton Symbol: NCare with the case of letter!
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 [image] What is the unit for gravitational field strength?
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 newtons per kilogram Symbol: N/kg OR Nkg-1Care with the case of letter!
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 [image] What is the unit for wavelength?
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 metres Symbol: mCare with the case of letter!
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 [image] What is the unit for frequency?
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 hertz Symbol: HzCare with the case of letter!
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 [image] What is the unit for pressure?
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 pascal OR newton per metres squared Symbol: Pa OR N/m2 OR Nm-2Care with the case of letter!
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 [image] What is the unit for density?
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 kilograms per metre cubed Symbol: kg/m3 OR kgm-3Care with the case of letter!
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 [image] What is the unit for current?
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 amps OR amperes Symbol: ACare with the case of letter!
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 [image] What is the unit for potential difference?
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 volts Symbol: VCare with the case of letter!
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 [image] What is the unit for voltage?
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 volts Symbol: VCare with the case of letter!
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 [image] What is the unit for charge?
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 coulombs Symbol: CCare with the case of letter!
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 [image] What is the unit for resistance?
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 The ohm Symbol: Greek capital W (omega) [image]
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