In this activity children use the exciting space mission to understand the concept of orbits and to link this to their understanding of gravity.
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
Classroom activities and resources for students aged 11-19 years with film clips, online games and quizzes.
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Authoritative guidance for teachers on practical physics from the Nuffield Curriculum Centre and the Institute of Physics.
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Traditionally, photosynthesis has been seen as the domain of biology, with some input from chemistry when dealing with chromatography, while, apart
Measuring the effect of limiting factors on the rate of photosynthesis can be problematic but the use of carbon dioxide sensors opens up a range of
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