Extra-curricular resources and activities
Events and activities to further engage your students.
- Schools and Colleges Lecture Tour
The schools and colleges lecture has been delivered by a series of acclaimed physics communicators annually, throughout UK, since 1993
- Physics in Perspective
Physics in Perspective is a three-day enrichment course run by the IOP for sixth formers and college students
- SciCast Physics
A resource to help budding mini-science-movie-makers. It includes information on film-making techniques, advice on what equipment to invest in and hundreds of example science clips
- Physics Activity Pack for STEM clubs
The Institute produces an activity pack containing physics-based ideas, resources and activities for science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) clubs
Finding Speakers for Schools
The website ScienceLive aims to provide an easily searchable database of speakers, presenters and workshop deliverers who can go into schools to speak enthusiastically and engagingly about science.
- Ashfield Music Festival
Ashfield Music Festival is an activity designed to develop skills in work-related learning and inspire more students to study physics post-16
- Grants for schools and colleges
The Science and Technology Facilities Council, the Institute of Engineering and Technology and the Institute of Physics run this grants scheme
- I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here!
I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here! is the UK’s largest online science engagement event where students get to meet and interact with real scientists. It’s an X Factor-style competition between the scientists, where students are the judges
- Engaging Physicists
An easy way to find physics speakers, workshops and activities for your school, college or community group.