A coherent curriculum

So, in September I began reading the wonderful book by Mary Myatt “The Curriculum – Gallimaufry to coherence” with recreating the science curriculum in mind and an aim to increase coherence for both teachers and students. Following the steps laid out by Mary and the advice in Ruth Walker’s blog, I have finally finished recreating […]

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YouTube Channel

So, after much deliberation, I have decided to start my own YouTube channel. I will be posting videos demonstrating and explaining exciting experiments in addition to answering questions such as “why is the sky blue?” and “why do onions make us cry?” as well as finding out how things work. I have plans to post […]

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Twitter’s FAQs

Here are answers to some of the questions I get frequently asked on twitter. How do clouds float in the sky? Clouds are formed from tiny water droplets that spread out for miles. The droplets are so small that gravity doesn’t really affect them and their fall velocity is negligible. As a result, clouds appear […]

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Brexit, Physics and beyond

Warning: may contain a few physics puns! In the ever increasing entropy of the Brexit Uncertainty Principle, Theresa May’s Cat is can no longer both dead and alive – but instead is just dead. With the country’s future slowly approaching a black hole (where it will surely be spaghettified after crossing the bleak Brexit-event horizon) […]

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Teacher-led learning in Physics

Why is the sky blue? What is electricity? Why does a solar eclipse occur? Physics is a beautiful thing. It describes the Universe around us – from the very big to the very very small. But concepts can be very tough for students of all ages to grasp. Some studies suggest that allowing pupils to […]

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