Category Archives: Intermediate 2

improve your describe or explain answers

Most classes have done some work recently on improving answers to the kind of questions that ask you to describe/explain/justify.  I haven’t saved all of the mindmaps that have been produced but this one is fairly typical of the responses generated by a class.  There is a pdf version available to download.

input devices in a voltage divider

This powerpoint file from the High School of Glasgow summarises the function of different electronic components and explains their use in common voltage divider circuits.  There is a pdf version of the file below.

Newton III in action – continued

This amazing footage of the Saturn V rocket launch for the Apollo11 moon landing mission has been put online by Mark Gray.  The video provides an extra dimension to the launch photograph in my earlier post about Newton’s 3rd law of motion.  While that picture shows an enormous plume of gas being forced out of each rocket exhaust, the video… Read more »