Medical Physics

What a smashing topic to teach and how better to exemplify the benefits of physics to individuals? This recent addition to physics specifications has had some great resources developed to help with teaching and learning, so jump right in!

Even if you are not teaching the medical physics unit as part of triple science, perhaps it is worth considering changing the way you teach the electromagnetic spectrum in the waves topic and approaching it from a medical physics perspective. The first resource on the list provides a good overview of how each part of the spectrum can be used in a medical physics context.

For an additional set of films on medical physics, click here. These are really strong and come from the IOP schools lecture series, a perfect combination of current and engaging contextualised information but presented in a way that GCSE students can easilly grasp.

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