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Waves – how to explore the invisible

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10:00 – 15:30 22 Jan 2019
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Brooke Weston Academy, Corby, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom, NN18 8LA

Science teachers, particularly non-physicists and/or new teachers, who are being asked to
teach physics GCSE topics. Technicians who are asked to support this practical work. This workshop will enable you to try out the relevant experimental work and explore the underlying physics.

What will it cover?

• Waves – transverse and longitudinal
• Ripple tanks
• Light
a) production and detection
b) properties
c) lenses / mirrors
d) total internal reflection
e) uses
• Other electromagnetic waves including microwaves, infrared, and ultraviolet
a) production and detection
b) properties
c) uses
• Wave equation
• Sound
a) production and detection including use of a cathode ray oscilloscope
b) properties
c) uses

 

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Organised by: Stimulating Physics Network

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Brooke Weston Academy, Corby, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom, NN18 8LA
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10:00 – 15:30 22 Jan 2019

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