Event Information

22 January 2019
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Science teachers, particularly non-physicists and/or new teachers, who are being asked to
teach physics GCSE topics. Technicians who are asked to support this practical work. This workshop will enable you to try out the relevant experimental work and explore the underlying physics.

What will it cover?

• Waves – transverse and longitudinal
• Ripple tanks
• Light
a) production and detection
b) properties
c) lenses / mirrors
d) total internal reflection
e) uses
• Other electromagnetic waves including microwaves, infrared, and ultraviolet
a) production and detection
b) properties
c) uses
• Wave equation
• Sound
a) production and detection including use of a cathode ray oscilloscope
b) properties
c) uses


  • Brooke Weston Teaching School
  • Coomb Road, Great Oakley, Corby, NN18 8LA
  • United Kingdom


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