It is very important to make sure first and foremost that the students enjoy the story and that they feel a connection to the characters. Students are thus hooked and once they are drawn in, the learning […]
Interesting physics based cartoons.
For starters, discussion, wall posters, or possibly just amusement
With the new GCSE Specifications and a new approach to assessing practical work – mostly questions on a final exam based on a restricted list of ’required’ practicals – many departments are feeling the need for […]
Have you ever thought of doing a show in your school hall? Whether a revision presentation for GCSE or A-level, to a show to get your students enthused about doing physics.
In this group we’ll share ideas and […]
Every Day Physics has also been called Physics for Breakfast Dinner and Tea as it started as a series of quick, fun and informative experiments using food items to illustrate physics principles. This is still […]
The Branch has 5 centres in its region which includes Beds, Bucks, parts of Berkshire, Essex, Herts, Kent, Oxon & London. Details of our lectures/activities can be found at http://www.iop.org/activity/branches/sou […]
It is always best to start where children are and build on interest rather than starting by trying arouse interest. TOYS old and new give us this way into the minds and motivations of everyone! This group will aim […]
We have set up this group to collect comments on the curriculum guidance that the IOP is developing. It follows on from the article ”Framing future physics curricula” in the September 2018 issue of Classroom […]
A newsletter published by the IOP’s Education Department, with information about events, resources and training, as well as teaching tips and practical ideas focused on the 11-16 age group. The paper copy goes […]
Diagnostic Question Factory
Please note this group is intended for those who have a role developing teachers of physics in their professional practice. This could be as as an IOP colleague, for example Teaching and Learning Coaches (TLCs), […]
Ok, it’s a little bit embarassing, I know, but we have some pieces of kit at the back of very large very dusty cupboards that none of us can identify. Perhaps you can help. Or perhaps you have some equipment and […]
Stories about physics
This group is for everyone involvedin physics education in Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Hampshire, Avon Whether you are a teachers student teacher, PNC, TLC, STEM leaders, adviser, university lecturer or […]
Welsh Physics Teachers Conference Brecon 2019
This group was created in the hope to engage physics technicians in discussions, sharing of ideas, providing support and resources. If you are a physics technician, or if you are a teacher of physics with an […]
This group is for teachers using the SPT: Radiations and radiating topic (Ra).
Discussions in the group will rely on a familiarity with this resource, offering further support.
Science teachers in schools in the Norwich FPL hub
For all teachers of physics based in East of England.
Run by IOP Physics Network Coordinators – Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk.
Join this group to find out about all […]
This group is for teachers using the SPT: Electric circuits topic(El).
This group stores resources from the IOP/SPN SW Physics CPD Day 2019 at Ivybridge Community College, Devon, on Tuesday 2nd July.
Please upload your resources directly. If you have any queries please contact […]
This group is a place to discuss the possible changes to the way that we represent energy to students.
Please note this group is only available to the Future Physics Leaders IOP mentors and their mentees.