Revised Nuffield Physics Year 5
The final year of Revised Nuffield Physics was a year of important experiments and ideas, drawing upon the work of previous years, but expecting more imaginative thinking, more reasoning, and new experimenting. The aim was to help students to develop some taste for theory and to explore further in atomic physics in both experiment and theory.
The year included a topic on astronomy. The aim was not to learn astronomy for the sake of its factual knowledge, but in order to follow the ingenious thinking that scientists have done to explain the events in the sky, as well as to predict some of them.
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 5 did not include answers to questions but it did include more of the language of...
|Published||1970 - 1979|
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