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Our Physics masterclasses use the challenges of space exploration and Earth observation. All of our masterclasses can be tailored to the specific needs of your students.

Below are some examples of content that could be included in your masterclass. However, we can build a bespoke day depending on your requirements. Talk to us today and let’s make a plan!

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  1. 190131 Highgate School Physics Masterclass 122 Edits

    Example content for KS3 – 4 and S2 – S4

    • How we get to space: forces, motion and gravity
    • The space environment and human survival, temperature, pressure and dangers of radiation
    • Why space is important for human society
    • Comet impacts and kinetic energy models
    • Pollution, climate change and using the electromagnetic spectrum to protect the Earth
    • Space industry spin-offs and space careers

  2. 190131 Highgate School Physics Masterclass 130 Edits

    Example content for KS5 and S4 – S6

    • Gravity and gravitational fields, equations of motion and Newtonian mechanics
    • Human survival in space, planetary atmospheres and ideal gasses
    • Electromagnetic phenomena, inverse square law and the photoelectric effect
    • The importance of magnetic fields and their interactions with charged particles
    • Passive and active Earth observation observations and climate science 
    • Thermodynamics and spacecraft systems
    • Careers in the space industry