Short Films from STFC

STFC have developed a series of great short films that can be incorporated into lessons or used to introduce new topics.

Our Top Pick

In Search of Giants

Brian Cox STFC

Excellent short introductory videos about particle physics presented by Professor Brian Cox. Includes classic experiments.

Subject: Physics
Curriculum link: Particle physics
Resource type: Video
Recommended use: Whole class
Ages: 16-18

Rutherford Gold Foil Experiment

Excellent short video of the famous Geiger-Marsden experiment which lead Rutherford to the nuclear model of the atom.

Subject: Chemistry/Physics
Curriculum link: Structure of the atom
Curriculum link (working scientifically):  Models
Resource type: Video
Recommended use: Demonstration
Ages: 14 to 18

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