Ideas for how to get students invested in physics, looking at practicals that make the most of the trickier areas of physics including:
Energy stores and transfers with catapults
Series and parallel circuits in houses
Introducing resistance with LEDs and building trickier circuits
Measuring speed of waves
3D Particle models using unusual substances
Real world uses of density
Egg drop upgrade!
Pulleys in action – class demo
Using electromagnets for emergencies
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