After an excellent lunch (but no chocolate in the pudding) I attended a workshop entitled “Spicing up your particle physics teaching” given by Graham Bone, Exeter school. I won’t bore you with what I did but it gave me a lot of good ideas to help me teach my year 13s next year. The final […]Read more "Rugby 2012"
The second lecture was “Nanotechnology – Small ideas, Big impacts” by Dr. Yvette Hancock, University of York. I have written about Dr. Hancock’s lectures before so some of this will be a repeat of that. I’ve included videos of the lecture that she gave at the “Physics in perspective” days last February. Quantum physics is […]Read more "Rugby 2012"
The first lecture was very interesting and illustrated nicely the importance of peer review in science. It was entitled: The Secret Rulers of the World – the Apollo Moon Landings, Conspiracy Theories and Physics as a “Candle in the Dark” by Anu Ojha, Director of the National Space Academy In our technological society there are […]Read more "Rugby 2012"
Rugby meeting The Annual Meeting for Teachers of Physics in Schools & Colleges 14 June 2012 Rugby School, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV22 5DW Each year the organising committee, working in co-operation with the education department of the Institute, organises a one-day meeting at Rugby School for teachers of physics in schools and colleges, and in teachers […]Read more "Rugby meeting 2012"