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AQA Physics Formulae Revision Cards

AQA Physics Formulae Revision Cards

Designed for students to use to revise the formulae for the AQA P1 and P2 papers. Designed to be printed as double sided cards, with an easy and hard practice question for each formula on the back
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AQA GCSE Required Practical MODEL

AQA GCSE Required Practical MODEL

Powerpoint to show what the students should be able to talk about for each required practical. Designed as a display but can be used as a lesson powerpoint. Uses resistance of a wire as an example
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X-Ray Crystallography

X-Ray Crystallography

This Mini Lecture explains the method of X-ray crystallography for elucidating the structure of molecules. It enables scientists to decipher the structure of important and complex biochemical molecules and helps them to understand their function. Starting from the x-ray diffraction by crystal lattices, first described by the physicist Max von Laue, to the decoding of the most complex molecular structures, this Mini Lecture illuminates the history of the X-ray analysis.
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Werner Heisenberg

Werner Heisenberg

For him, the smallest particles were the greatest - Werner Heisenberg, one of the founders of quantum mechanics. But who was this man ‘a genius and controversial figure’ who decisively influenced the course of physics in the 20th century? This Mini Lecture provides a detailed view on the life and work of this eminent physicist.
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The Future

The Future

What will the future bring? Since the dawn of history this question has exerted an incredible fascination. Laureates of various disciplines discuss the basic challenges of a concerted energy policy.
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Subatomic Particles

Subatomic Particles

This Mini Lecture explores the smallest building blocks of matter. It introduces to Muray Gell-Man’s quark model, the Higgs mechanism named after British physicist Peter Higgs as well as the experiments done at the research center CERN.
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Science, Ethics and Society

Science, Ethics and Society

This Mini Lecture deals with question of the socio-political responsibility of science with lecture snippets of Nobel Laureates Roald Hoffmann, Dickinson Richards, Werner Forssmann, and Christian de Duve.
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Quantum Mechanics Part 2

Quantum Mechanics Part 2

Starting with Erwin Schrodinger’s cat paradox the two-part Mini lecture ‘Quantum Mechanics’ introduces to the central, quantum mechanical principles for the analysis of microscopic elementary particles: Max Planck’s black body radiation theory, Einstein’s photoelectric effect, Bohr’s atomic model and the Heisenberg’s matrix mechanics and uncertainty principle. Part two of the Mini Lecture “Quantum Mechanics” discusses Bohr’s atomic model and the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle and highlights the validity of both theorems for present-day quantum physics research.
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Quantum Mechanics Part 1

Quantum Mechanics Part 1

Starting with Erwin Schrodinger’s cat paradox the two-part Mini lecture ‘Quantum Mechanics’ introduces to the central, quantum mechanical principles for the analysis of microscopic elementary particles: Max Planck’s black body radiation theory, Einstein’s photoelectric effect, Bohr’s atomic model and the Heisenberg’s matrix mechanics and uncertainty principle. The first part of the Mini Lecture “Quantum Mechanics” introduces to the beginnings of quantum mechanics: Beginning with Max Planck’s law of black body radiation to Einstein’s photoelectric effect.
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Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

For more than 60 years, the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings have brought together the world’s most famous scientists. This Mini Lecture introduces to the history of the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings that took place 1951 in Lindau for the first time.
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Game Theory

Game Theory

Game theory enables rational insight into the basic principles of social interaction and has therefore become indispensable for economic and social sciences. Whether in politics, sports or medicine, modelling problems as a strategic game helps in decision-making in a variety of fields. With lecture snippets of Reinhard Selten, Robert Aumann and Alvin Roth, this Mini Lecture introduces to the mathematical beginnings of game theory, its socioscientific development and entrepreneurial integration.
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Environmental Protection

Environmental Protection

Environmental protection is a prerequisite for survival on this planet. This Mini Lecture explores questions of sustainability, environment, energy supply and peace. Lecture snippets of Nobel Laureates Willy Brandt, Frank Sherwood Rowland and Paul Crutzen are presented, who address these issues in their research.
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Cosmology - Mini Lecture

Cosmology - Mini Lecture

Starting from the Big Bang Theory to the concept of the accelerating expansion of the universe, this Mini Lecture explores the evolutionary origin and development of the universe. Historical as well as up-to-date lecture snippets of the physicists Brian Schmidt, George Smoot and John Mather, all held in Lindau, illustrate the concepts used to analyze the universe.
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GCSE AQA 9-1 Energy Topic

GCSE AQA 9-1 Energy Topic

A GCSE lesson for AQA Physics (Trilogy / Triple). This is a lesson to summarise some of the key areas of the energy topic (shown in the lesson objectives below). The resource includes an equation work sheet for students to note and rearrange, explanation on Specific heat capacity and how to calculate it. Also, what a U-value is. It includes Extension tasks throughout the lesson, to stretch and challenge those most able. Lesson Objectives To be able to recall all of the energy equations, know the correct units and rearrange appropriately. To know what specific heat capacity is and how to calculate. To understand what a U-value is.
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Presenting Energy

Presenting Energy

Students work in groups to explore various sources of energy and develop a presentation to share with their class. Through this activity students will understand the various energy sources used to create electricity, and how these impact our economy and environment.
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Is That Quality Information?

Is That Quality Information?

Students critically examine the quality of internet information about energy saving devices, equipment, white goods, cars etc. They will present their findings to the class.
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From Audit To Solution

From Audit To Solution

Students engage in a major project focusing on improving energy efficiency within the school. They meet with school leadership, conduct research and develop proposals.
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Work, Power & Forces Crossword - EDEXCEL GCSE (9-1) Combined Science Paper 6

Work, Power & Forces Crossword - EDEXCEL GCSE (9-1) Combined Science Paper 6

IMPROVE TERMINOLOGY! This crossword was designed to assist students with lower literacy abilities, however, it could also be used as a revision tool for fast finishers or as a homework task. The word cloud provides the answers to the crossword and was created for students that have low self confidence completing work independently, are EAL, or are in need of some extra prompting.
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AQA 9-1 Physics Forces: L2 Mass and Weight

AQA 9-1 Physics Forces: L2 Mass and Weight

AQA 9-1 Physics Forces: L2 Mass and Weight Powerpoint presentation on mass and weight with support worksheet for extended writing task. Includes link to concept conflict video by Veritasium
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Science end of year quiz

Science end of year quiz

This is a quiz i have made and used with year 7 through to year 11 and the students love it! Half the rounds are science related (periodic table, baby animals, biology, famous scientists, music, sport, brands and more!) I split the students into groups of 3 and keep a running total of marks from each round to give them a bit of competition. The answers are on the powerpoint in the note section so don’t panic! I find it’s a great and engaging, educational end to the year.
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Kinetic energy practical (low ability)

Kinetic energy practical (low ability)

Simple practical to calculate kinetic energy of a person lifting weights, can be used to investigate either mass or velocity. Was created for and used with my bottom set year 9 but could be used with other groups Credit to my head of department for the layout!
gwynngwynn
Gravitational potential practical (low ability)

Gravitational potential practical (low ability)

Simple practical to calculate the change in gravitational potential energy when a ball is dropped at different heights. As an extension, students can also calculate the efficiency of the ball! Was created for and used with my bottom set year 9 but could be adapted for other groups Credit to my head of department for the layout!
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