Introduction to Mechanics at A level for beginners
This course is for teachers who have not previously taught or have recently started teaching mechanics. It will cover the key topics of motion and force which underpin the mechanics content in AS and A Level Mathematics. It is also an ideal accompaniment or precursor to our sustained Mechanics courses (TM1) and our Live Online Professional Development.
- To introduce the fundamental concepts of motion and force.
- To provide the basis of understanding of underpinning of ideas for teachers to work on.
- To explore and discuss classroom activities including simple practical work
Who will benefit from attending?
This course will support teachers that have not previously taught mechanics. The course is designed for beginners however, it is also suitable for teachers who have just started teaching mechanics. Knowledge of GCSE Higher tier content and a working knowledge of AS pure mathematics is desirable, but not essential.
|09:00||Arrival and refreshments|
|09:15||Welcome and introductions|
|11:00||Break and refreshments|
|11:15||Modelling constant acceleration|
|12:45||Vectors and forces|
|14:00||Break and refreshments|
|14:15||Newton's laws of motion|
|15:15||Modelling in mechanics|
Teachers from schools within an Opportunity Area will receive a £250 bursary. The day is free to all other teachers.
A level Mathematics
Face-to-face Professional Development
East of England
Thorpe St Andrew School,
Tue 25th Jun 2019
09:00 - 15:30
If you have any queries about this event, please do not hesitate to contact:
The AMSP, through MEI, holds the NCETM CPD Standard