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.
Analogies relating to electric circuits can aid understanding but the limitations of such analogies should always be considered.
Mark D. Walker
Gravity is an intangible abstract force when considered theoretically and yet we are affected by it constantly.
Michael Hal Sosabowski
Using corrugated boards to introduce the concept of'turning effect of forces' to less academically inclined students
Learn how to set up a hydrogen fuel cell by extending an activity most schools already do – the electrolysis of ‘water’.
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.
This article describes the development of a lesson sequence that supports secondary- level students to construct an explanatory model for electrost
The notorious ease with which headphone flex becomes knotted provides the basis for classroom projects showing how cutting-edge mathematics and exp
Robert A. J. Matthews
In the Bohr theory of the atom, electrons are pictured as particles moving in fixed paths, or orbits, around the nucleus rather like planets revo