Teacher’s Talk: Physics (Week 2)

It’s hard to believe that the second week of VAMPY is coming to a close. The Physics class has been flying through our curriculum; we are already more than halfway finished with a normal school year’s lesson plan. On Monday, we finished up on momentum and impulse, and we covered torque as well. The students were assigned […]

Teacher’s Talk: Physics (Week 1)

It has been quite a busy week in the Physics class! From introductions, to builds, to labs, this week has flown by. On Monday, we covered basic measurements, scientific notation, velocity, and acceleration. The students started on their first build- the model airplane; they also started to read The Science of Discworld by Terry Pratchett. […]

VAMPY 2012 Day Four: Hot Outside, Cool in the Classroom

The weather outside is hot, hot, hot today, but the activities in VAMPY 2012 classrooms are oh so cool. Notably, our Physics students demonstrated Newton’s First Law of Motion with “magic tricks” like pulling a table cloth out from under plates, which remained safely on the table. Check out this and more in our gallery […]