5pm - 7:15pm
Friday 29 June 2018
Teach the teachers workshop: Nuclear physics at Surrey
This is a free afterschool event aimed at secondary school science teachers.
Alan Turing building (BB), floor 3
University of Surrey
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Join the Department of Physics for a teacher's masterclass. This after school programme gives teachers the opportunity to find out more about cutting-edge research in nuclear physics and applications of nuclear technologies. Plus practical activities they can take back to the classroom. And a chance to ask lots of questions about anything related to nuclear physics.
The course will enable teacher to gain a greater understanding of curriculum linked topics in nuclear physics, nuclear astrophysics and nuclear energy.
The day will include talks from UK nuclear physicists, practical workshops using radiation detectors to investigate local rock samples and a chance to learn how to get a piece of CERN technology into your school through the CERN @ school programme. Plus a nuclear physics lego activity that enables participants to build an eight metre long 3D nuclear chart of all isotopes made completely out of lego.
Along the way, the builders are educated in:
- Nuclear fusion
- Nuclear fission
- Nuclear astrophysics
- Nuclear physics in medicine
- Exotic nuclei.
Dinner and refreshments for participants will be provided.
|4:45pm||Arrival and registration|
|5pm - 5:30pm||Welcome and introductory lecture|
|5:30pm - 6pm||Cern @ school activity in the Radiation Lab|
|6pm - 6:30pm||Nuclear physics classroom activity|
|6:30pm - 7pm||Nuclear physics lego|
|7pm - 7:15pm||Feedback and end|