A short article based on an extract from Topics in Safety, Topic 17 (Electricity), which is freely available to Association for Science Education (
ASE Health and Safety Group
In this article we show how similar principles can be used to move a polystyrene ball in a circular path.
Techniques to promote understanding of the choices that have to be made about energy use.
Successful teaching of an important physics topic requires comfortable subject knowledge and an understanding of a pedagogy to promote learning.
A case study is presented in which a group of secondary school students took on a task in which they had to design and implement a method to measur
Easy ways to demonstrate temperature-sensing with thermochromic paint and to measure force with Electrolycra.
A fresh look at how the recognised types of energy are classified.
Matter can be described and explained in a number of ways, using models of increasing complexity depending on the intended audience.
An annual hands-on practical engineering day develops team skills and gives students a real taste of career possibilities.
What is the current state of probably the most controversial and most expensive power source to set up?
Is the revival of one of the oldest methods of harnessing energy viable or desirable?