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P1 4.5 The national grid

P1 4.5 The national grid

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Author: Gemma Boyson
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How is electricity transferred from the power station to our homes?

Why are high voltages used?

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Tutorial

An apology...

Sorry folks, I haven't made a video myself for this lesson.

But I have included some resources for you that cover what you need.

AQA GCSE Science and P1 - The National Grid

A description of the National Grid for GCSE Science for AQA and for GCSE Physics for P1.

Source: myGCSEscience https://youtu.be/yJZTk4IP9gE

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