Introduction to Mechanics

Maidenhead

Overview

This is a one day course to help prepare teachers to teach the Mechanics part of the 2017 A level specification for the first time or to refresh subject knowledge of teachers who have not taught this application in recent years.

This day will focus on the Year 1 content and 1 dimensional motion/forces. A second day is to be held on 20th of June that will focus on the Y2 content.

Topics that will be covered include Kinematics, Forces and Vectors, Modelling and an introduction to 2 dimensions

Aims

  • To introduce the major topics within Mechanics at AS and A level
  • To strengthen teachers understanding of the key topics in the 2017 A level specifications
  • To demonstrate teaching ideas and resources including simple practical work and ICT
  • To provide a basis of understanding of Newtons Laws of motion, forces and kinematics for teachers to build upon

Who will benefit from attending?

Teachers who are new to teaching Mechanics or have not taught this application in recent years

Content

  • AS Mathematics: Kinematics
  • AS Mathematics: Forces and vectors
  • A level Maths: moving into 2 dimensions
  • Developing these ideas practically
  • Modelling
  • Finding resources

Eligibility

All teachers are eligible to apply, though priority will be given to teachers from state schools. PGCE students are welcome to apply at no cost provided another teacher from their partner school attends.

Cost

£50 which will cover all materials, refreshments throughout the day and lunch

Key Facts

Event ref:

#5886

Audience:

Teachers

Curriculum focus:

A level Mathematics

Mathematical focus:

Mechanics

Event format:

Face-to-face Professional Development

Event length:

1 day

Region:

South

Venue:

Desborough College,
5 Shoppenhangers Raod,
Berkshire,
SL6 2QB

Date:

Fri 14th Jun 2019

Course times:

09:15 - 15:45

Fee:

£50

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Queries?

If you have any queries about this event, please do not hesitate to contact:

Yvonne Scott
[email protected]
07411 070111

The AMSP, through MEI, holds the NCETM CPD Standard

National Centre for Excellence in the teaching of Mathematics

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