Could de Broglie's revolutionary idea that an electron in an atomic orbit can behave as a wave have been inspired by a Himalayan singing bowl?
A site developed to help non-scientists, or students embarking on a career in science, to understand "the scientific mind-set".
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
The algebra of quantities - how it works and how it could be used in student's chemical calculations.
Marten J. ten Hoor
Kaye and Laby provides tables of data, formulae, graphs and charts covering a wide range of science and engineering topics.
National Physical Laboratory
A downloadable project to support students using the OurFuture.Energy website to explore issues relating to energy resources and their use.
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.