Physics ACE Pupil Programme

Stage 1

Read

From the library keep up to date with New Scientist and Focus magazine.

Visit

Science Museum, London http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/

London Planetarium

Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium

Oxfordshire Science Festival   http://www.oxfordshiresciencefestival.com/

Watch

Wonders of the Solar System by Brian Cox https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNxI7jYjikYyFUjcASOCISQ

Wonders of life by Brian Cox
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFgZZa7Nm_EwuZ24YW16K4Q/videos

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BBC Bitesize http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/zng4d2p

www.astronomyforkids.org

Try some online quizzes to help understand topics http://www.educationquizzes.com/gcse-for-students/

Make and Do

Institute of Physics has several activities to try at home http://www.iop.org/resources/videos/physics-tricks/index.html

Stage 2

Read

The New Science of Strong Materials (J. E. Gordon)

The Space and Time of Uncle Albert (R. Stannard)

Visit

Farnborough Air Sciences Trust http://www.airsciences.org.uk/

Oxfordshire Science Festival  http://www.oxfordshiresciencefestival.com/

The Big Bang Fair – the largest celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths for young people in the UK – held every year in Birmingham https://www.thebigbangfair.co.uk/

Watch

BBC Horizon http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/search?q=horizon

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Physics animations and simulations http://www.absorblearning.com/media/search.action#search

Take a witty, irreverent look at the world through scientists’ eyes. With Brian Cox and Robin Ince http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00snr0w

Stage 3

Read

A Short History of Nearly Everything by (B. Bryson)
The Quest for Absolute Zero: The Meaning of Low Temperature Physics (M. Kurt)
Life on the Edge: The Coming of Age of Quantum Biology (J. Al-Khalili, J. McFadden)

Visit

Oxfordshire Science Festival  http://www.oxfordshiresciencefestival.com/

University of Reading open lectures (https://www.reading.ac.uk/publiclectures/

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Phet simulations http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulations/category/new

Radio 4 ‘The material World’ to keep up to date with current research http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006qyyb

Mysteries, challenges and controversies behind science http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b036f7w2

Contact

Contact SEPnet if interested in a Summer Physics internship http://www.sepnet.ac.uk/students_employers/careers_placements/internships/index.html