Classroom Physics: December 2019

The December 2019 edition of our magazine for IOP Affiliated Schools is packed full of teaching ideas for the new term, including a pull out on teaching electric circuits. There are also news stories, events listings, info about how teachers can get support from the IOP team of physics coaches and much more. Top stories include:

Teaching electric circuits, in particular the rope loop model. There are also news stories, events listings, info about how teachers can get support from the IOP team of physics coaches and much more. Top stories include:

Free debate kit to accompany Royal Institution Christmas lectures
We’ve teamed up with the RI and I’m a Scientist to produce a science-based classroom discussion kit around the question: should our town centre be for self-driving cars only

IOP award winners 2019
We celebrate the seven winners of the IOP Teaching of Physics Awards, plus the first school technician to win the new IOP Technician award

IOP teacher support in Wales & Scotland
A focus on our new structure for working with Welsh schools, including a round-up of the Brecon meeting plus news about the Guzled materials for Scottish teachers

#chatphysics and @IOPTeaching get physics teachers tweeting
In September, we took over the #chatphysics forum to share teaching ideas based on our IOPSpark resources. And our teacher support account, @IOPTeaching, reaches 13,600 followers

Physics Education
A round-up of classic papers about teaching electric circuits from our journal for teaching physics, plus the latest papers and articles including a review to mark the centenary of the Women’s Engineering Society

2021 IOP Awards

Teachers of Physics Award

Recognising and celebrating outstanding contributions to the field of physics education.

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