Skittles and bowling: Teaching radioactivity

Take nine exhausted end-of-term science teachers, some radioactive sources, a few bags of Skittles, some play-dough and mix in a few dodgy sporting analogies – and you have all the ingredients needed for a successful Physics Partners training session! We started with some true/false statements to break the ice and tease out some themes. This … Read more

A level physics practical – a Physics Partners video

As of September 2015, practical work in A-Level Physics is no longer assessed through examination – but it’s still a core part of the curriculum. We’ve been keeping a close eye on the support and resources available to teachers, and we think there’s a gap. To start filling it, we teamed up with physics teacher Alom Shaha to … Read more