Tag: Physics

Pluto and Charon – endless opportunities for numeracy and literacy

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With more and more data and amazing images arriving from New Horizons every day, there has never been a better time to look at the two body system Pluto-Charon and embed engaging literacy and numeracy opportunities in your science lessons

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Goodbye Science on Stage 2015

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So this is an account of the last day of Science on Stage 2015, London. Last Saturday was the last day of the festival and the only day when we actually had some time to go around and look at

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Science on Stage 2015 – Open Day

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Today it was Open Day at Science on Stage 2015, which meant a hoard of science teachers external to the festival joins us to see the ideas and projects brought by European educators. It was a really nice day, but very

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Science on Stage 2015 – Day 2

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The second day at Science on Stage Europe 2015 was even more enjoyable and valuable than the first day. We didn’t have as much time as we would have liked to go around different stands, because the day was packed

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iPhone 6 Vs SLOPRO

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I recently purchased an iPhone 6 and I couldn’t wait to check out the new slow motion camera they fitted in the phone. This is a proper high frame per second camera and the images are not rendered digitally. To

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Never memorise something that you can look up

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  The image and quote alone are genius, just like the man who pronounced those words and this post could be terminated here, but I will add something more to put in context what inspired this blog post from the image and quote. Albert

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CollaboratEd landed in Italy

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Science on Stage 2011 The story of how CollaboratEd ended up training Italian physics teachers has its origins in Copenhagen during the 2011 Science on Stage Europe (before CollaboratEd was born) where I had the good fortune of representing Britain. In Copenhagen,

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Skimming and scanning with Rosetta

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You must have heard something in the news about the Rosetta probe and its chase of Comet 67P. News items like this one offer tremendous opportunities to develop a number of skills, but in this post I want to focus

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Bolt vs Blake in numbers

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I spotted the infographic below on the Telegraph website at the end of the 2012 Games and I thought it was a terrific resource to explore a develop of numeracy skills in an engaging way. You can infer information and trends

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Too quick to see?

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This is a lovely demonstration that Keith Gibbs did last night in Chipping Campden school. You cannot see the elastic band hitting the paper at normal speed, but when I rendered the video digitally at 1000 fps using the SLOPRO

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