Revised Nuffield Physics Year 3
The authors of Revised Nuffield Physics hoped that the third year of the course would be a year of capable play in physics, for students with a wide variety of abilities and interests. They wanted students to enjoy being scientists, doing experiments and sometimes thinking about them.
Year 3 included two major topics, waves in a ripple tank and optics of images and instruments, that were not treated again in later years. Nuffield Physics had introduced innovative approaches to both these topics both in terms of the teaching rationale and the sequence of practical activities.
The Teachers’ Guides for Revised Nuffield Physics sought to convey the spirit of the approach and its rationale while providing all the technical details for the experiments (based on the Guides to Experiments in the first edition). The guides suggested a language for talking about ideas in physics at an...
The Revised Nuffield Physics books for students were not conventional textbooks. In line with the aim of teaching for understanding, the books contained instructions for experiments and a large number of questions. The text for Year 3 did not include answers to questions but it did include a little more of the...
|Published||1970 - 1979|
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