Caroline Allston, author of ‘Physics for Fun’ and award winning STEM educator and professional engineer will explain how to make models that relate to KS3 Physics curriculum, and provide teachers with opportunities to have a go at making a selection of models themselves to take away. These will include: Balloon hovercraft, Balloon buggy,
Cartesian diver, Model seesaw, Coin battery, Periscope, Spectroscope and Density tower. Caroline will also bring a variety of her other projects for teachers to have a go with and find out how they are made and how they work
In order to make the projects accessible to more people Caroline has written a series of project books and teacher resources - for more details see her website www.technologyforfun.co.uk
A free copy of ‘Physics for Fun’ will be given to all participants at the workshop and refreshments will also be provided free of charge.
There will also be an opportunity to discuss your concerns and the challenges the topic presents. Bring along your own ideas and suggestions to share