Inspired by the inclusion of a British astronaut on the International Space Station, explanations and demonstrations that lead to an understanding
This article outlines one way of addressing children's difficulties with forces, following his successful presentation of it at the Associatio
Classroom activities and resources for students aged 11-19 years with film clips, online games and quizzes.
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In this activity children investigate the effects of gravity and create a series of force diagrams to explain what it would be like in zero gravity.
In this activity children investigate the movement of waves and use a chart to explain how to predict when a tsunami may hit.
This project, presented at the ASE Scotland Annual Conference in March 2017, was part of a wider project funded by the Royal Society Partnership Gr
Weak dispersion forces?
A teaching module to introduce students to a feature of the nature of science (analogies and models) through learning about a curriculum topic (ele
Keith S. Taber
Forces, motion, electricity, atomic physics and wave effects can be illustrated using outdoor student activities.
Analogies relating to electric circuits can aid understanding but the limitations of such analogies should always be considered.
Mark D. Walker