In this article we show how similar principles can be used to move a polystyrene ball in a circular path.
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.
Matter can be described and explained in a number of ways, using models of increasing complexity depending on the intended audience.
Inspired by the inclusion of a British astronaut on the International Space Station, explanations and demonstrations that lead to an understanding
This article outlines one way of addressing children's difficulties with forces, following his successful presentation of it at the Associatio
This project, presented at the ASE Scotland Annual Conference in March 2017, was part of a wider project funded by the Royal Society Partnership Gr
Weak dispersion forces?
Forces, motion, electricity, atomic physics and wave effects can be illustrated using outdoor student activities.
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