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A level physics practical - polarisation of microwaves

This simple demonstration shows how plane polarised microwaves respond to rotating a filter (metal strips attached to plastic) through 90⁰. 

The experiment can be extended by measuring the intensity of microwaves detected by the receiver at different filter angles and so showing Malus’s law.

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Career Clips: Forces and motion in computer games. *suitable for home teaching*.

From the Institute of Physics, this seven minute film showcases how an understanding of forces and motion is required to develop certain video games. It looks at the work of a company which develops computer models that ensure objects and people in video games adhere to real world laws of motion. The work is an...

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2010 to 2019

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Circles in triangles

The task shows a circle or radius r that just touches the sides of a right triangle whose sides are 3 units, 4 units, and 5 units long. A square is constructed from the right angle with length r so that one of its vertices is at the centre of the circle. Further lines are constructed from the centre of the circle...

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2010 to 2019

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Dispensing Optics

Produced for Future Morph, this short video looks at several students following ophthalmic dispensing and contact lens courses. The students describe the work they are doing with lenses and how this relates to the science they learnt at GCSE level. It illustrates some of the career opportunities...

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2010 to 2019

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Electrophoresis gel with annotation

Di-deoxy sequencing is a way to determine the order of bases (A,C,G and T) in a piece of DNA. A set of 4 lanes (one for each base) is needed to sequence any given piece of DNA. Wherever a black
band appears in a particular lane that base is present. By reading off the order of bands across the four lanes the...

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2010 to 2019

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HeadStart primary: mastering the mathematics curriculum (year 6)

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2017

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Heroes and villains of the plant world

From cinchona to coffee, humans have exploited properties of plants. But does our favouritism or misuse turn these plants into heroes and villains? Explore the plants that provide us with essential products, from food to medicines and insecticides.

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Human chromosome image

A 3-D movie that journeys into the human cell revealing a chromosome’s centromere.

Courtesy: National Human Genome Research Institute.

This resource is part of the Post 16 genetics and genomics collection of resources.

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2010 to 2019

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Nuffield Foundation science teaching project: biology

This item is one of over 25,000 physical resources available from the Resources Collection. The Archive Collection covers over 50 years of curriculum development in the STEM subjects. The Contemporary Collection includes all the latest publications from UK educational publishers.

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1967

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Professional registration for higher education technicians

Becoming professionally registered is an important milestone for any technician. It proves your knowledge, understanding and competence as a technicians and looks great on your CV. We’ve put together this resource to support higher education technicians with funding bodies who can offer them professional...

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2010 to 2019

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