- The Virtual Physics Laboratory
This suite of 27 interactive virtual physics practical exercises from Virtual Science Ltd allows the user to take ranges of measurements over a wide variety of simulated practicals, from Rutherford’s alpha scattering to measurements of Plank’s constant using LEDs.
- New Collins resources for A Level
A-Levels are changing, with new specifications coming into effect from September 2015. Collins has the resources available to manage the changes and make the transition as smooth as possible for you and your students.
- Practical Action evaluation tools
Support your students to evaluate products and designs. The Practical Action evaluation tools give students (aged 7-19) an opportunity to analyse their products, designs or existing products.
- 100 Small things
A free colourful A1 Poster for students aged 7-18 with 90 ideas of small things they can do to make a difference to their global community and environment, plus space for them to add 10 ideas of their own. Divided into the 6R’s ( Reduce , Reuse, Recycle , Repair, Refuse, Rethink) it can be used as a great teaching resource as well as a poster.
- The wind power challenge
A hands-on activity where students are given minimal materials and challenged to design a wind powered machine that can lift a weighted cup off the floor. Teachers instruction sheets, related video clips and even certificates are available to download.
- Solarcentury solar energy resources
Solarcentury, together with SolarAid and in association with the University of York, have developed science resources for 14-16 year olds which will help answer questions about the impact and uses of solar photovoltaics (PV) in Africa and the UK.
- Copper and electricity: generation, transformers and the grid
This resource explores how generators produce electricity, and how electricity is subsequently distributed. It considers the principle of electromagnetic induction and how this applies to generators and transformers.
- Long-term availablility of copper
This resource explores the long-term availability of copper in terms of known reserves, copper production and recycling.
- Copper in wind power
Copper is a vital metal in making wind power possible. Copper provides the conductivity, corrosion resistance, strength and flexibility to meet all the demands of harsh conditions, where servicing and repair are very expensive.
- Copper and Electricity: Efficient Motors
This new resource form the Copper Development Association explores ways in which electric motors can be made more efficient and factors that affect their efficiency.
- Copper Development Association Resources
The very popular Copper Development Association resources have now been expanded and updated. They are now availavle to download as Zip folders of interactive PDF files.
- Young Scientists Journal
We celebrate the scientific and creative thinking of young scientists, aged 12 -20 and encourage them to share their love of science by communicating their ideas, research and opinions with other young scientists around the world.
- The Naked Scientists
Popular science shows that strip science down to its bare essentials, and engage everyone in the world of science and technology. The show includes live lectures, interviews with renowned scientists and live discussion with questions from listeners - Many of which you can link to the curriculum.
- Isaac Physics
Isaac Physics a project designed to offer support and activities in physics problem solving to teachers and students from GCSE level through to university.
- Free teaching resources from the IET
FREE TEACHING RESOURCES - classroom activities for students aged 11-19 years with film clips, online games and quizzes.
- Culham nuclear fusion videos
This series of short videos introduces physics concepts aimed at A level students about fusion and the measurement techniques involved.
- Physics in Steelmaking
More advanced handling of sound and heat in a steelworks and an additional section on the application of ionising radiation.
- Discover Petroleum
Take a virtual tour of an oil platform and Fawley oil refinery. Find out how oil is found, extracted and processed. NEW worksheets added.
- Total - Planete Energies
Information about energy in all its forms and today's energy issues worlwide
- The Discovery of Particles - EPSRC Cambridge Physics
Excellent summaries of the experiments leading to the discovery of the nucleus, electrons, neutrons and more from Cambridge Physics department.