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I am very pleased with the website and the material. Love the animated multiple choice test questions. That is a great way to ask questions and cannot be accomplished with questions on paper. Also, the labs are very good and the suggestions are very...

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How do you show that?

27 September 2017

It's rare that we need a 3D representation in the mainly 1D world that is IB physics but polarisation is one where it helps. I was trying to... more

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25 September 2017

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Don't look at the laser

16 September 2017

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to look at a laser? Shah wondered too but he's probably damaged his eyes enough looking at sunspots... more

Subscriber comments

  • 19 Oct Chris Hamper
    Learner Profile
    Hmm, that's a tall order. You can however use past paper question from the medical option and optics option. Most of the imaging option is covered.
  • 19 Oct Liliane Berty
    Learner Profile
    Good morning, If it is possible , I need a lot of questions ( paper 3) concerning the option 3 ( imaging) thank you.
  • 19 Oct Chris Hamper
    Criterion B
    I guess it depends on the context, there are derivations that are way beyond the students (and supervisors) understanding and I can't see the point in simply copying from a text book.
  • 18 Oct Colin Cuthbert
    Criterion B
    Hi Chris, I'm surprised that formulas need deriving. Is this really relevant? Shouldn't students be selecting formula based on the Physics they've identified?
  • 18 Oct Chris Hamper
    Measurement and uncertainties
    Maybe it's your Browser, Byron. You should see the embedded PDF's of the tests. I'm using Firefox on a mac and it works OK.
  • 18 Oct Byron Farrow
    Measurement and uncertainties
    HI Chris - when I look at any of these Test(2) pages I see two blank grey boxes, the first labelled "Blank test" and the other "Solutions". Is it just me?
  • 16 Oct Chris Hamper
    Motion of a cart (Algodoo)
    Cheers, Michael. I'm having fun making some new ones for the imaging option.
  • 16 Oct Michael Chappell
    Motion of a cart (Algodoo)
    These Algodoo worksheets are great thanks Chris. They save me heaps of time trying to write my own, and yours are field-tested.
  • 14 Oct Chris Hamper
    I've started to make some activities, here is the first will take some days to complete but it's a start.
  • 10 Oct Chris Hamper
    Hi Lilliane; None of my students have ever chosen this option but I will see if I can put some info and resources together over the weekend.
  • 9 Oct Liliane Berty
    i need some informations concerning the option ( imaging)
  • 9 Oct Chris Hamper
    Support page
    Or here for the algodoo method


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