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Supporting Physics Education in Victoria
Units 1 and 2 Course Planning Day
Registration for Participants
Out of Field PD for Science Teachers
Workshops for Lab Techs
Talk, Dinner and Catching up
Girls in Physics Events
B’fasts: Info For Students
Victorian Young Physicists’ Tournament
VYPT: What do Students do?
VYPT: Planning for Teachers
VYPT Judging: Expression of Interest
VYPT Audience tickets
Beginning Physics Teachers’ In-Service
Luna Park Physics Days
Information on dates, price
Information for the Excursion
Excursion taster: Australian Synchrotron
Consultation on Study Design
Prac Workshop on Years 9 – 10 Physics
Prac Activities for VCE Physics
Beginning Physics Teachers’ Webinar
Calendar of Physics Events
Light, Heating and Cooling
Energy from the Nucleus
Unit 2 Options: 1 – 6
2.1 How does physics explain climate change?
2.2 How do fusion and fission compare as viable nuclear energy power sources?
2.3 How do heavy things fly?
2.4 How do forces act on structures and materials?
2.5 How do forces act on the human body?
2.6 How is radiation used to maintain human health?
Unit 2 Options: 7 – 12
2.7 How does the human body use electricity?
2.8 How can human vision be enhanced?
2.9 How is physics used in photography?
2.10 How do instruments make music?
2.11 How can performance in ball sports be improved?
2.12 How can AC electricity charge a DC device?
Unit 2 Options: 13 – 18
2.13 How do astrophysicists investigate stars and blackholes?
2.14 How can we detect possible life beyond Earth’s Solar System?
2.15 How can physics explain traditional artefacts, knowledge and techniques?
2.16 How do particle accelerators work?
2.17 How does physics explain the origins of matter?
2.18 How is contemporary physics research being conducted in our region?
Light and Waves
Light and Matter
Online Teaching and Learning
Useful Websites & Youtube Videos
Investigations and Practical Activities
Apps, Applets & Spreadsheets
Texts, prac books and problem books
Colin Hopkins’ CDROM
Conferences 2019 – 2022
Physics Conf 2022
Physics Teachers’ Conference 2021
VicPhys/STAV Conference 2020
VicPhys/STAV Conference 2019
Conferences 2014 – 2018
VicPhys/STAV Conference 2018
VicPhys/STAV Conference 2017
VicPhys/STAV Conference 2016
Physics Teachers’ Conference 2015
Physics Teachers’ Conference 2014
Conferences 2009 – 2013
Physics Teachers’ Conference 2013
Physics Teachers’ Conference 2012
Physics Teachers’ Conference 2011
Physics Teachers’ Conference 2010
Physics Teachers’ Conference 2009
Conferences 2004 – 2008
AIP STAV Conference 2008
AIP STAV Conference 2007
AIP STAV Conference 2006
AIP STAV Conference 2005
AIP STAV Conference 2004
Practical Activities Workshops and Equipment Fair 2017
Unit 3 Course Planning Days 2016
Physics in General Science 2014 – 2016
Revision and Exams
Revision Exercises and Trial Papers
Exam Solutions and Reports
Past Papers Packaged by Colin Hopkins
Unit 3 Motion: Exam questions
Unit 3 Fields: Exam questions
Unit 3 Electrical Energy: Exam questions
Unit 4 Waves and Light: Exam questions
Unit 4 Light and Matter: Exam questions
Unit 4 Practical Investigation: Exam questions
Support for Beginning Teachers
Advice on Learning Physics
Advice on Revising Physics
Events for Students
FAQs and Tips
Tutor Listing Service
Years 9 and 10
Girls and Physics
Science Teachers for Climate Awareness
Where To With Physics?
Registration of a Physics Teacher Position
Physics Teachers Surveys
Project Officer Position
Retired Physics Teachers
Sources of Physics News
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