A short article based on an extract from Topics in Safety, Topic 17 (Electricity), which is freely available to Association for Science Education (
ASE Health and Safety Group
Demonstrations of medical physics are a useful way of linking school physics with modern medicine; this article describes some simple, fun and most
Elizabeth M. Parvin
What does effective ‘Environmental’ or ‘Sustainability Education’ look like? How does this link to best practice STEM education?
Using a Predict-Observe-Explain cycle in fostering college students' scientific explanation on concepts of velocity and acceleration in a small-gro
Learn how to set up a hydrogen fuel cell by extending an activity most schools already do – the electrolysis of ‘water’.
Well, of course you know that a battery is made of cells in series, but I have just discovered a great way to show this to a class.
Practical approaches to teaching about energy and developing understanding.
Would a change in terminology help avoid confusion or do we need to review the use o f'energy' in science teaching?
Entropy is more usually studied in physics and chemistry but can also be considered in biology to explain limitations of energy changes in life-pro