Inspired by the inclusion of a British astronaut on the International Space Station, explanations and demonstrations that lead to an understanding
In 1957, Russia launched Sputnik 1 into space, the first satellite to orbit the Earth. There was no news until it had been successful.
Classroom activities and resources for students aged 11-19 years with film clips, online games and quizzes.
IOPSpark has been designed to give teachers, trainees and teacher trainers a one-stop-destination to access the best physics resources available.
Authoritative guidance for teachers on practical physics from the Nuffield Curriculum Centre and the Institute of Physics.
Institute of Physics
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.
Explore one of the most enigmatic tools in astronomy, the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram, interactively with your students.
Las Cumbres Observatory
Analogies relating to electric circuits can aid understanding but the limitations of such analogies should always be considered.
Mark D. Walker
This article describes how the Science Department at Shoeburyness High School in Essex introduced a space-themed year 8 (ages 12-13) science course