Getting started

Welcome to the InThinking Physics site!

New to IB?

New to teaching physics?

Or new to the ThinkIB resources?

In this section we'll help you to get stuck in, covering everything from the need-to-know aspects of the IB Diploma to great teaching and learning. We also provide 'How To' tutorial pages to help you get the most out of this (pretty vast!) site.

Existing subscribers might also find this section helpful for a quick refresher of all of the resources and tools on offer. For 12 weeks in early 2019, we published an instructional video of about 1 minute to help you to make the most of your subscription.

Selected Pages


Introduction to the site 14 August 2019

We hope that you will find the Getting started section useful if you are new to the IB, physics teaching or these resources....


Introduction to IB Physics 2 July 2019

The IB has a mission statement in which we have highlighted the distinctive components of this curriculum.The International...


Apparatus 28 November 2018

Here is a list of everything that I use to run my practical program. I have a lot more equipment in the lab but it's not...

How To guides 21 December 2018

This site was first launched over 10 years ago. In that time:We always make sure that this site keeps up with the changes...

Chris reflects on... 21 December 2018

When blog posts are worth keeping in a prominent position, we'll store them here...Here is a list of everything that I use...

Problem Based Learning 21 December 2018

The idea was good, I think. It came to me when my students were doing their IA investigations at the end of the first year....

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