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Authoritative guidance for teachers on practical physics from the Nuffield Curriculum Centre and the Institute of Physics.
Institute of Physics
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.
What does effective ‘Environmental’ or ‘Sustainability Education’ look like? How does this link to best practice STEM education?
Analogies relating to electric circuits can aid understanding but the limitations of such analogies should always be considered.
Mark D. Walker
Kaye and Laby provides tables of data, formulae, graphs and charts covering a wide range of science and engineering topics.
National Physical Laboratory
Music and science are normally distinct departments in schools, yet coming together to combine the two can create effective and lasting learning ex
OurFuture.Energy is an online education resource to inform young people of the importance of energy in our daily lives.
Learn how to set up a hydrogen fuel cell by extending an activity most schools already do – the electrolysis of ‘water’.
Ideas for small things pupils can do to make a difference to their global community and environment.
These images are ideal for stimulating discussion in science topics for students of all ages and for student project work.