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Perimeter Institute - EinsteinPlus 2016 - Day 3

Day three began (after breakfast) with a session on Quantum Mechanics. The session was based around the 'Investigating the Nature of the Electron' activity from the Perimeter Institute's materials on 'The Challenge of Quantum Reality'. The first task, 'Classical Particle Behaviour', uses very simple apparatus - sand and a paper coffee cup, to model the...


Perimeter Institute - EinsteinPlus 2016 - Day 1

Earlier in the year I was delighted to receive an invitation to the annual Einstein Plus teachers' summer school at the Perimeter Institute in Waterloo, Ontario. A total of forty two teachers from across Canada, USA, Europe and Asia attended the event, comprising workshops, lectures and visits from the 6th to the 12th of July. Having registered...