Teaching Energy: Prepare for War

There is a bloody and brutal battle being wagered in schools. Science departments are split down...

Classroom Display Boards: The Result

Picture the scene: you are about to start in a new school as a science teacher...

In Space No One Can Hear You Teach

"Sir, if you were to suddenly appear in space would you be able to talk because you already had...

Japanese 'quake - shaking things up in the classroom

I am sure there is nobody who would disagree when I say that the Japanese earthquake and tsunami...

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I am a secondary school physics teacher from Cornwall in the UK. I teach all the sciences to pupils aged from 11-16 and physics to members of the sixth form (aged 16-19).... Read More »