Secondary Physics Conference - Hooked on Physics RC227 / B10

Start date
14 Jul 22
1 Day
Birmingham City University, Curzon Building, 4 Cardigan St, Birmingham B4 7BD View on Google Map

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· Law of reflection

· Refraction

· Effects of differences in velocities of electromagnetic waves in different substances

· Total internal reflection (TIR) and critical angle

· Specular and diffuse reflection

· Power of a lens

· Converging and diverging lenses

· Real and virtual images AQA 8.2.9 Required practical activity 9 (physics only)- Investigate the reflection of light by different types of surface and the refraction of light by different substances.

· Frequency and wavelength

· Sound waves

· Transverse and longitudinal waves

· Seismic waves

· Electromagnetic waves

· Effect of temperature of a black body object on its wavelength distribution graph

· Harmful effects of electromagnetic radiation

· Uses of electromagnetic radiation AQA - 8.2.8 Required practical activity 8 - Make observations to identify the suitability of apparatus to measure the frequency, wavelength and speed of waves in a ripple tank and waves in a solid and take appropriate measurements.

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You will be able to:

  • discuss current good practice in secondary science
  •  network with colleagues from across your area
  •  reflect on ways to translate ideas to your school context and plan for action


Secondary Physics Conference - Waves14 July 202209:30-15:30Birmingham City University

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State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£185.00 +VAT
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£320.00 +VAT

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For courses at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. 


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