Alom Shaha talks about his book “Mr Shaha’s Recipes for Wonder”, his love of Practical, the videos he makes to support teachers and equality.
- Physics in the News: Black Hole Photo @ 01:01
- Katie Bouman @ 2:24
- Emails from listeners @ 06:29
- Announcing the next Ways to teach… episode @ 08:29
- Alom Shaha intro @ 10:06
- Recipes for Wonder @ 11:42
- Parents are the first teachers @ 12:29
- Alom’s Videos and helping teachers of Physics @ 23:00
- Inclusivity @ 31:55
- Competition! @ 38:02
Physics in the news is (of course) the recent first ever photo of a Black Hole by the Event Horizon Telescope; Thomas mentioned the XKCD cartoon that gives its scale. We then thanked some listeners who have contacted the podcast before introducing Alom Shaha. Alom has (with Emily Robertson) created a book for Primary Age children that encourages them to do Science with their parents: Recipes for Wonder. Alom also has a YouTube channel (Sciencefilms) that is aimed at teachers. Alom had a lot of interesting things to sy so this is our longest episode yet.
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The music we use remains One legged equilibrist polka by Circus Homunculus.