Getting started

Welcome to the InThinking Physics site!

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In this section we'll help you to get started, 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.

Selected Pages


Introduction to the site 2 December 2018

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


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...

Introduction to IB Physics 2 December 2018

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

Design labs 28 November 2018

Most of the practicals that our student do are designed by us to reinforce a particular piece of theory or get students...

Chris reflects on... 16 September 2018

When blog posts are worth keeping in a prominent position, we'll store them here. The idea was good, I think. It came to...

How To guides 16 September 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...

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