The BBC published an article today (3 Oct 2017) regarding some ‘dangerous’ cables that might be risking lives in homes across the UK. Essentially, in 2010, a Turkish cable company was found to be manufacturing electrical cables with a low
Here is a selection of conversations that I never imagined would really happen in a classroom before I started teaching: ‘But space is not really real is it’. This was at the end of a whole unit of work
Totally Physics is thrilled to announce the publication of our GCSE Physics homework and revision App on iPhone! We know that not all students have access to a text book, or reliable internet service. So we have created an iPhone App that
The first week with my MacBook…. Somehow I have made it to my fifth decade having lived my life without ever having used a Mac. However, circumstances led me down the path to the Apple Store and my eagerly anticipated new
Welcome to the sixth instalment of the ‘Making it Relevant’ series. Firstly, we are going to take a look at why we teach Magnetism at GCSE. Then the content typically required in the new GCSE specifications will be summarised. Finally
Welcome to the fourth instalment of the ‘Making it Relevant’ series: Waves. Firstly, we are going to take a look at why we teach Waves at GCSE. Then the content typically required in the new GCSE specifications will be summarised.
Firstly, we are going to take a look at why we teach electricity at GCSE. Then the content typically required in the new GCSE specifications. Finally we will be thinking about how this can be made engaging and relevant to
Frequently by the time girls start senior school they have already formed their own strong ideas about whether they like physics or not. We can not change this pre-existing disposition but, as teachers and educators, we can try to sway