The RAS is doing a quick ‘citizen science’ experiment this weekend for the general public across the UK.
They are asking people to input the length of the shadow of a stick measured around 1pm on the summer solstice – this weekend. This will then tell them the size of the Earth! It would be great to get as many…[Read more]
It is from Salters Horners A level Physics course – I think it is in the ‘Good enough to eat’ unit. You should be able to find this on the National Stem Centre elibrary. Hope you can access it, if not I may be able to find a copy I can scan.
Alison Alexander and I were expecting to a lead a workshop exploring how food items can be used in physics teaching. The worksheets, Food-Sheets-Combined, produced by NUSTEM at Northumbria University are partly based on our work over the years. We took some of these acitivities to one of the Science on Stage festivals where the cocktails were v…[Read more]
It is always useful to find which GCSE the school uses and what is in the specifications about colour. And check the national curriculum, https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/national-curriculum-in-england-science-programmes-of-study/national-curriculum-in-england-science-programmes-of-study.