Physics for non-specialists NY201 / B22
Who is it for?
What topics are covered?
- What they learn at primary - where are they coming from?
- Energy - Stores, pathways and misconceptions
- Forces - Force diagrams, Newton's Laws, formulae
- Motion - Everyday contexts, calculations, graphs
- Electricity - Basic circuits, static, practical work and electromagetism
- Waves - Electromagnetic spectrum, uses, calculations
- Radioactivity - Nuclear decay, safe handling and managing, graphs
- Required practical - practice at required practical work and adding context to this
- Exam tips and maths skills - learn from a maths expert how to help students in exams
How will you learn?
How long is this course?
Who is the course leader?
I am the Professional Development Leader for Physics at the National STEM Centre in York. I lead course based around physics from ages 11-19, and...
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- teach physics confidently by effectively using a range of teaching strategies to assess students’ prior understanding, counter misconceptions and move learning forward
- describe developments in physics and how it relates to the topics that are being taught making the science more relevant to learners
- evaluate the impact of a change within your teaching
|Physics for non-specialists - day 1||27 April 2023||11:00-19:00||National STEM Learning Centre|
|Physics for non-specialists - day 2||28 April 2023||09:00-16:00||National STEM Learning Centre|
|Physics for non-specialists - day 3||12 June 2023||11:00-19:00||National STEM Learning Centre|
|Physics for non-specialists - day 4||13 June 2023||09:00-16:00||National STEM Learning Centre|
This is a residential course, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course.
Fees & Bursaries
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