Tag: Ways to teach

  • Ways to Teach… Atomic Physics

    Ways to Teach… Atomic Physics

    We talk with Jackie Flaherty about how the Ogden SKPT programme approaches Atomic Physics. Ths course is broken down as follows and we use this as a structure for the podcast: At the end of the episode we finally inform the dear listener that we will be mothballing the podcast at the end of this…

  • Ways to teach… The Start of A-Level Physics (16+)

    Ways to teach… The Start of A-Level Physics (16+)

    Thomas and Robin return after an extended break, inspired by a Tweet from Ruth Cheesman, who joins us to ask for tips to get started with her A-level class this week (good luck Ruth!). We also welcome Sarah Dowd to help answer Ruth’s query, Sarah teaches at UNIS in New York and joins to share…

  • Ways to Teach… Space

    Ways to Teach… Space

    Space is a challenging subject to teach, so a good subject for the first “Ways to Teach…” of this academic year. Thomas and Robin start with a look at some physics in the news. The proton is smaller than we thought! About 5% smaller which will make it even harder to find one if you…

  • Ways To Teach… Under Covid Restrictions

    Ways To Teach… Under Covid Restrictions

    Thank you so much for making such a great job of teaching with the Covid restrictions! Given the circumstances, schools have done an extraordinary job, and this episode shows how teachers will always find a silver lining. We get a raft of ideas from folk turning the situation to their advantage; for example using visualisers…

  • Ways to teach… Ionising radiation

    Ways to teach… Ionising radiation

    Listeners have been more than generous with some tips for ionising radiation and how to teach it. Thomas, Robin and Patrick introduce some great ideas and discuss how to put IR in context. Wisdom and wit Patrick, Thomas and Robin get together to tackle ways to teach Ionising Radiation with context proving to be the…

  • Ways to teach… Waves

    Ways to teach… Waves

    Thomas, Robin and Patrick introduce and discuss many ways of teaching waves that have been shared by the listener. Timestamps Physics in the News – Blue Origin @ 01:07 Ways to teach… Waves @ 01:50 Cara Wood and a piece of string @ 02:20 Slinkys @ 06:50 Making many nodes @ 10:54 Salt Pendulum @…