This free workshop will focus on:
• Supporting non-specialist teachers of physics teaching astronomy – building up from KS3 ideas of day & year to KS4 discussion of the Big Bang
• A fun opening activity – role-play the Sun & Earth
• Difficulties students have with evidence for the Big Bang
• A series of practical activities, including simple demonstrations of why Summer is hotter than Winter, observing line spectra and a DIY elastic universe...
• Sharing of best practice from our last session.