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23 September 2017
9:30 am - 3:15 pm
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You are invited to the 11th annual Institute of Physics East Midlands Network Day at Ockbrook School. This popular annual conference features a keynote lecture presented by Dave Cotton, IoP Teacher Network coordinator in Preston, entitled “Tones, Tines and Tings” – a short discourse on the development of ideas and usage of oscillation and vibration in music and beyond. This has been developed in memory of Anthony Waterhouse. You will also have the opportunity to choose three workshops from seven from a busy programme, exploring ideas to use in your labs and classrooms for age 7 – 18, along with novel resources, cutting edge applications of Physics, and hands-on practicals. These will be run by IoP Physics Network Coordinators and SPN Teaching and Learning Coaches.

All teachers of physics are welcome – including experienced teachers, those new to physics teaching, NQTs, technicians and trainees. The whole day (including lunch and refreshments) will be FREE OF CHARGE to all those who attend, thanks to support from the Institute of Physics and Ockbrook School. The school is situated close to Derby, 5 minutes from J25 on the M1 and 1 minute from the A52.

Programme:

09.30 Coffee and registration

10.00 Welcome – Neal Gupta (IOP Teacher Network Coordinator, Derby)

10.05 Lecture: ‘Tones, Tines and Tings’ – Dave Cotton (IOP Teacher Network Coordinator, Preston, Lancs)

A short discourse on the development of ideas and usage of oscillation and vibration in music and beyond. This has been developed in memory of Anthony Waterhouse.

11.00 Workshop 1 *

11.55 Workshop 2*

12.50 L U N C H

13.30 Workshop 3 *

14.25 Have you ever shown them this?

14.55 Evaluations

15.00 Plenary and raffle

15.15 C L O S E

*Choose 3 workshops from seven on offer this year:

A. Everyday Physics with Marvin & Milo – Sue Woolhouse (IOP Teaching and Learning Coach, Loughborough)

B. Putting GCSE practicals in context – Nicky Thomas (Gender Balance Officer: Stimulating Physics Network & Physics Network Coordinator, Herefordshire and Worcestershire)

C. Applying the New Approach to Energy – Darren Forbes (IOP Teaching and Learning Coach – Widnes)

D. Do Physics! – Mick Rolley (IOP Teaching and Learning Coach – S.Yorks)

E. Light always travels in straight lines – Peter Tiktin (IOP Teaching and Learning Coach, Nuneaton)

F. Tuning forks and other oscillations – Dave Cotton (IOP Teacher Network Coordinator, Preston, Lancs)

G. Practical Physics for Key Stages 3 & 4 – Mathew Taunton (IOP Teacher Network Coordinator, Leicester)

For more information about the programme and to book visit Eventbrite (bit.ly/east_midlands)

 



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  • Ockbrook School
  • The Settlement, Ockbrook, DE72 3RJ
  • United Kingdom

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