Discovery of the Higgs Boson at the CERN Large Hadron Collider Peter Watkins, University of Birmingham, UK The size of things http://scaleofuniverse.com/ The chart above shows the scale of the known universe and some of the equipment used to probe it. Our planet is a tiny part of the universe. It orbits one of the […]Read more "Rugby 2014"
The Rutherford Schools Physics Project The Rutherford Schools Physics Partnership (RSPP), directors Professor Mark Warner and Dr Lisa Jardine-Wright, works collaboratively with teachers and schools delivering extension materials, on-line (MOOC) learning, workshops for students, and CPD support and materials for physics teachers. The aims of the project are to increase applications for STEM courses, allow […]Read more "Rugby 2014"
Accessing and using evidence to optimise the teaching of physics Charles Tracy, Head of pre-19 Education, Institute of Physics PIPER (practical implications of physics education research) is a project from the IOP Education Department devoted to promoting evidence-based practice in physics education. The Supporting Physics Teaching (SPT) materials, provides extensive support for physics teachers, draws […]Read more "Rugby 2014"
Imagining Thought Imaging the working brain – Issues in development and Learning Professor Steven Swithenby – The Open University Introduction by Helen Hare As a teacher I spend my time teaching A level physics to mainly boys (although I am working on this). I don’t know whether it is the same in other mixed sex […]Read more "Rugby 2014"