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Paving the way for investigations

Monday 1 September 2014

For the past couple of years my students have carried out a design lab based on some solar powered toy cars a lamp and a dimmer switch. I also... more

Uncertain about uncertainties

Sunday 31 August 2014

Continuing the discussion on different ways to deal with the uncertainties in a gradient I have been playing around with some data trying different... more

Not worth the effort

Wednesday 20 August 2014

After a recent (today) discussion on the OCC I thought I would see if its possible to do best fit max and min lines by eye in... more

5 fun physics phenomena

Friday 15 August 2014

I really wish they hadn't given the iflscience web site that name, they have some cool stuff but the name stops me from linking to it, however,... more

Quizlet, notelet, leaflet, pamphlet

Tuesday 12 August 2014

During the first 10 minutes of every lesson I give my students what they have come to call a testlet. A testlet is a small test, like a piglet... more

Lava lamp?

Tuesday 5 August 2014

I guess they are called lava lamps because they look like lava but what exactly does lava look like? I've only seen it flying out of volcanoes... more

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