Illustrating the angles subtended at the eye by one lamp and the image of the other as seen in the mirror.
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
In this article we show how similar principles can be used to move a polystyrene ball in a circular path.
Matter can be described and explained in a number of ways, using models of increasing complexity depending on the intended audience.
The nature of light and how it is affected by gravity is discussed.
Wave power is continually available around our shores but remains an untapped resource on the commercial scale, this article provides an overview o
Finding an old notice on a canal towpath inspired a consultation with colleagues and search for evidence in an old book to help us look into how th
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