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Welsh Physics Teachers Conference – Brecon

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09:15 – 16:15 4 Oct 2017
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Christ College
Christ College, Brecon, LD3 8AF
United Kingdom

16th Annual Welsh PhysicsTeachers Conference – A free day of presentations and workshops for teachers and technicians.

A wonderful opportunity for teachers and technicians to take part in a wide variety of physics CPD activities.This free day of workshops is open to all teachers, technicians, newly qualified and trainee teachers.

Programme:

9.15am Registration, tea/coffee

9.25am Welcome

9.35am From Plastic Fantastic: Making my Way with Molecules – Dr Jess Wade (Imperial College London)

10.30am Choice of workshops: A1–A4*

11.30am Einstein’s Universe – Professor Brian Foster (Oxford University) and Jack Liebeck (professional violinist)

12.30pm Newslot

12.45pm Lunch

1.45pm Choice of workshops: B1-B8*

3.00pm Choice of workshops: C1-C8*

4.15pm End of Conference

*Workshop choices

Workshop A1. WJEC update – Helen Francis (Domain Leader Maths and Science WJEC)

Workshop A2. Make and take: Plank’s Constant – David Grace (Physics Network Coordinator, Institute of Physics)

Workshop A3. The Virtual Physics Laboratory – John Nunn (National Physics Labroatory)

Workshop A4. Maths for Physics GCSE – Dr Lawrence Cattermole (Teaching and Learning Coach Institute of Physics)

Workshop B1/C1. Gravitational Waves – Chris North (Ogden Science Lecturer, STFC Public Engagement Fellow, Undergraduate Admissions Tutor, School of Physics and Astronomy, Cardiff University)

Workshop B2/C2.  Do it Kits – Physics and Music: the creative curriculum – Helen Steer

Workshop B3/C3. Space Science on Earth – Physics in a box – Alessio Bernardelli (Physics Network Coordinator & Teaching and Learning Coach IOP)

Workshop B4/C4. Electricity Explained – Helen Pollard (Physics Network Coordinator & Teaching and Learning Coach Institute of Physics)

Workshop B5/C5. Exploring the Universe in Virtual and Augmented Reality – Matthew Allen (Educational Resource Developer and Science Communicator, Space Made Simple & Faulkes Telescope Project)

Workshop B6/C6. Astronomy using all the senses – Alison Alexander and Ruth Wiltshire (Teacher Network Coordinators Institute of Physics)

Workshop B7/C7. Using isaacphysics.org in your A-Level teaching – Ally Davies (Issac Physics / Physics Network Coordinator Institute of Physics)

Workshop B8. The Advanced Virtual Physics Laboratory – John Nunn (National Physics Laboratory)

Workshop C8. Energy for Physics GCSE – Dr Lawrence Cattermole (Teaching and Learning Coach Institute of Physics)

Event type: Workshop
Organised by: Stimulating Physics Network
Contact details: To book: http://www.talkphysics.org/events/welsh-physics-teachers-conference-2/

Contact details: cerianangharad@gmail.com

http://www.stimulatingphysics.org/wales.html


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Christ College
Christ College, Brecon, LD3 8AF
United Kingdom
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09:15 – 16:15 4 Oct 2017

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