More teaching ideas from teachers tv

My friend Dee Maguire reminded me recently of some very useful videos on teachers tv of physics teacher David Robinson in action. Some of these are also on youtube:

The magnetic gun is also referred to as a ‘Gaussian gun’.
We had a bit of fun puting a basic one together at the end of class the other day.



Other video clips of David demonstrating can be found here on teachers tv; the radioactivity clip is particularly impressive.

You can also enter his name into the youtube seachbox for other demonstrations.

Thanks Dee


Learning to podcast

This is a short audio about forces for my Second Year students revising for Summer Exams. I did a bit of podcasting a few years ago but have forgotten how I made the pieces accessable. I also need to learn how to jazz these things up a bit.
This piece is hosted on the wordpress site itself, but I’d like to make it accessable via itunes. I tried this and five days ago received the following

Your podcast feed, [ ] was successfully added and is now under review.

Since then, nothing.