Authoritative guidance for teachers on practical physics from the Nuffield Curriculum Centre and the Institute of Physics.
Institute of Physics
Designing inquiry-oriented instruction is difficult, and students accustomed to traditional pedagogy may resist; this article explores students' re
How the periodic table came to be devised and why one version is now the preferred format.
Jonathan Osborne Assessment of practical work in science has little value unless the purpose of all practical work in learning is properly understo
Science competitions have continuing relevance for schools.
Taking the view that practical activities provide learning experiences in which students interact with materials or with secondary sources of data
In November 2006, the Department for Education and Schools launched a Manifesto for Learning Outside the Classroom.
We find that the way we sort our rubbish for recycling has strong links with the way the elements in them are bonded – a sort of periodic table for
A short piece arguing that hydrogen should head up group 4 (14) in the periodic table.
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
This article describes two research projects that use specially designed curriculum materials enhanced by handheld computers to promote scientific