Practical Mechanics PD

Manchester

Overview

This course aims to provide simple practical and problem solving ideas that can be used with students studying mechanics at A level, as well as a range of concept questions for promoting discussion and testing student understanding. All the ideas used will be ones that teachers can take away and replicate with a minimum of equipment and resources. All delegates will be encouraged to carry out a range of activities.

Aims

  • Gain a number of ideas that can be used in the A level mechanics classroom for introducing concepts using practical or problem solving approaches.
  • Network and share ideas with fellow teachers of A level mechanics.
  • Increase delegates' awareness of interesting and engaging methods for deepening students' conceptual understanding of the subject.

Who will benefit from attending?

Any current or prospective teacher of A (or AS) level mechanics.

Content

The day will comprise of the following four sessions:

Session 1: Introducing mechanics

Session 2: Friction, forces & statics, Applying Newton’s second law and connected particles.

Session 3: Moments

Session 4: Projectiles

Eligibility

Any state school teachers 

Key Facts

Event ref:

#8806

Audience:

Teachers

Curriculum focus:

A level Mathematics

Mathematical focus:

Mechanics

Event format:

Face-to-face Professional Development

Event length:

1 day

Region:

North West

Venue:

University of Manchester

Date:

Thu 20th Jan 2022

Course times:

10:00 - 16:00

Priority Area subsidy:

£250 for priority institutions

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Queries?

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

Abigail Bown, Martin Bamber
[email protected]
07887994086

The AMSP, through MEI, holds the NCETM CPD Standard

National Centre for Excellence in the teaching of Mathematics

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