Learn how to set up a hydrogen fuel cell by extending an activity most schools already do – the electrolysis of ‘water’.
The new 'How science works' area of the Practical Physics website enables students to explore the nature of science through case studies
A progression leading to understanding falling towards Earth is presented.
Many of my really ‘best’ experiments involve a lot of preparation and often specialised apparatus, but for my ‘top ten’ I have chosen experiments t
Well, of course you know that a battery is made of cells in series, but I have just discovered a great way to show this to a class.
Practical approaches to teaching about energy and developing understanding.
Would a change in terminology help avoid confusion or do we need to review the use o f'energy' in science teaching?
Most students in the UK follow a broad, balanced science education which involves studying it as an integrated subject leading to two grades in the
Pykrete is a composite material consisting of a mixture of ice and sawdust/woodpulp.
An account of a school visit to an exhibition featuring particle accelerators, lasers and X-ray equipment to illustrate careers options in modern s
The abolition of controlled assessment from GCSE science has led to much discussion around the role of practical work and how it will be assessed.