Class practical: This impressive demonstration shows how easily the crystal comes apart if the blade is accurately aimed...
Demonstration: This model shows crystal growing by the addition of more polystyrene spheres.
Demonstration: This model shows atoms making up a crystal held together by spring-like forces.
Class practical: Students pile marbles into a cardboard tray and so find a convenient way of packing them together.
Class practical: This shows ready-made models, giving an opportunity to link the shapes of real crystals with an underlying...
The word ‘energy’ is used in everyday life, in news reports, public information leaflets and by politicians and policy-makers...
You often read that “Energy is what makes things happen”. But you need to be careful to think a bit before you say it.
Galileo was interested in predicting how bodies move. He allowed an object to roll down and up a curved track, and showed that...
The box is made from a framework about 1.5 m high, 0.5 m wide and 10 cm deep. It has a projecting wooden bar at the back...
These questions can be used to explore students' ideas about energy at age 16 and address the new criteria for GCSEs in...
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