Pulse oximeters use red and infra-red light to monitor pulse rate and the oxygenation of a patient’s blood.
Ultrasound imaging systems uses piezoelectric transducers as source and detector.
X-ray imaging utilises the ability of high frequency electromagnetic waves to pass through soft parts of the human body...
Electrocardiograms (ECGs) record the activity of the heart through electrodes placed on the patient’s skin.
The gamma camera is an imaging technique used to carry out functional scans of the brain, thyroid, lungs, liver, gallbladder...
Positron emission tomography (PET) is a gamma imaging technique that uses radiotracers that emit positrons, the antimatter...
These 4 animations will aid in the teaching of radioactivity.
In this activity students use a lamp and piece of paper to show how the light from the Sun spreads out more when it strikes...
Students balance a ruler and a wooden spoon. An introduction to the idea of the centre of gravity of an object.
In this class activity students tilt three bottles to see which one topples first. You can use it to introduce the idea of...
In this demonstration students predict which kettle boils first. You can use it to illustrate that power is the rate at which...
A classroom activity: planning a radiotherapy treatment for a patient with a cancerous tumour in their lung.
Recognising and celebrating outstanding contributions to the field of physics education.