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A key challenge when teaching physics is to equip students with the ability to apply the concepts to real-life situations. Students do not learn by information alone, they are affected by their environment, their social setting, how their body and mind feel and the interactions between these different aspects. This may explain why wild places and adventurous activities can lead to transformative learning. It also raises the question of how we can harness this knowledge to teach core physics topics that students may struggle to relate to in a school science laboratory.

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