Physics Coursework - how to do it well - a Teacher's Guide from the Tutor Team

How to Write Good Physics Coursework – A Teacher’s Guide

Physics Coursework   What have Special Relativity, Newton’s laws and electromagnetic induction got in common? They would have all scored poorly if they were entered as physics coursework at sixth-form. It matters not a bit that they were pioneering, ground-breaking physics; in the context

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titration calculation concentrations - a blog by the subject experts at The Tutor Team

Performing a Titration Calculation (part 3 of 3)

Completing a titration calculation This is the third post in my series on moles. This one covers performing a titration calculation. You can click here to see part one and part two. In this post, we look at how to use a titration result

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More on Moles (part 2 of 3)

Part 2 of 3 on moles Today’s blog post will be the second part of a three-part series on a Chemistry topic called moles. I wrote the first part called ‘What is a Mole?’ recently and I would suggest reading that first, but essentially

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What is a mole? A blog by the subject experts at The Tutor Team

What is a mole?

No, not that type of mole!   This post is most suited to those of you studying GCSE Chemistry and confused about the topic of moles, which is within the area of Chemistry known as quantitative chemistry. As a private tutor, I have become

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Using computer games to learn

Using computer games to learn

I want to write today about the using computer games in education. I don’t mean the ‘see how many questions you can get right to beat the other team’ games. What I am talking about, is immersive computer games in which you have to

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Six essential ways to improve your essay writing skills.

Improve your essay writing skills. In a recent survey of university and college academic staff, they identified the interrelated skills of writing and critical reasoning as the two most important skills for success in education and the ones most often lacked. Writing and developing

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Improving exam technique in the sciences

Improving exam technique in the sciences: 1 – Success with calculations. Improving exam technique When students are active in improving exam technique they achieve increased examination scores. In turn, these improvements can be the difference between securing a place at a prestigious University or

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Curiosity: Reality is stranger than we can suppose

Curiosity The title of today’s post is actually a quote from a scientist. I had to Google it if I’m being honest, but it came from J.B.S. Haldane who was actually a biologist and a mathematician, although I will today be writing about a few

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Soggy bottoms and extended metaphors - a blog by helen currie, a subject expert at the tutor team

Soggy Bottoms and Extended Metaphors

Soggy Bottoms and Extended Metaphors – how to approach poetry analysis Mary Berry-style You’re about to eat a cake that a friend has baked for you. It’s one you’ve never tried before. With the first delicious bite you take in the new flavours –

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Scientific language and terminology

Scientific Language – When trying to understand the universe, the laws of nature and how reality seems to be; we humans have a difficult time because it is just so complex. One technique which works well most of the time is to categorise, group

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