Physics for non-specialists NY201 / A22
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?
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||08 September 2022||11:00-19:00||National STEM Learning Centre|
|Physics for non-specialists - day 2||09 September 2022||09:00-16:00||National STEM Learning Centre|
|Physics for non-specialists - day 3||24 November 2022||11:00-19:00||National STEM Learning Centre|
|Physics for non-specialists - day 4||25 November 2022||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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