Posts filed under ‘Physics Topics’
How to love project build days with 156 twelve year olds…
This mini-project within a project showed the benefit of giving kids more freedom to design and do their own experiments.
Let’s do launch… of the first proper PBL project this school year. Lots of ‘failing forward’ going on as we attempt to get kids to ‘Cool the School’.
Teaching optics on a need-to-know basis for the “Build a Better Solar Oven” project.
Post 1 in a series following the invention, implementation and tweaks of a new PBL project. Follow along, try it yourself, post questions and suggestions!
How to take a good idea for a lab and write a clear, inquiry-based lab sheet that will engage students, freeing you up to ciruculate and coach.
Plastic particles float like plankton, making up a huge proportion of the diet of filter feeders – from baleen whales to small fish. The possible impact on marine life is huge. What floats and what sinks matters – this engaging issue is used to add context to a unit on density and buoyancy.