In an earlier post, I have discussed why students feel that physics is a difficult subject. Part of the fear stems from the fact that physics uses a lot of mathematics. Mathematics is the language through which we can state the… Read More ›
Syllabus Updates have been announced by Cambridge International Education from September 2021. Here are the relevant links for various subjects and qualifications: Cambridge IGCSE Syllabus Changes Cambridge International A and AS levels Syllabus changes (International) September 2021 Syllabus Changes (UK)… Read More ›
What Is Physics Education Research?Physics Education Research (PER) is research into the learning, understanding and teaching of physics and the application of physics knowledge. Physics Education Research is not yet popular in India. How many universities have courses on this… Read More ›
What is common between a management consultant, a musician, a psychiatrist, an oceanographer, a theologian, a teacher, a baker, software professional, predictive analyst, a writer, a philosopher….? “Hidden Physicists” are people with a physics background, but without a typical physics… Read More ›
Do you find Physics difficult? Do you know what are the reasons for that? In this article I discuss some of the “pain points” as far as physics is concerned. See what applies to you and that will help you overcome those difficulties.
One of the common conversions we have to carry out in science is converting from degrees centigrade to degrees Fahrenheit. The actual formula is: °F = (°C × 9/5) + 32. Lets try converting 30 °C to °F using this formula:… Read More ›
The State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT), Maharashtra has released the Question Bank for Class 12 Board Exam for HSC (Maharashtra State Board) PHYSICS FOR 2021 EXAM You may visit the official website or copy the link http://maa.ac.in/index.php?tcf=prashnpedhi_12… Read More ›
What is Gray Code? Why is it important for digital electronics and communications? This video answers these questions and how to convert a binary number to its equivalent Gray code.
What is the 8421 code or the BCD code?
Revealed now – the answer to the question eluding physicists for over 150 years – Why is ice slippery?
“You cannot be taught physics, you have to learn it!” Coming straight to the point(s): Use one textbook and do not collect notes and books. One good book is enough and it can be supplemented with a question bank (ISCE Question Bank for Physics)…. Read More ›
Take part in a worldwide “teachable moment” and bring students along for the ride as NASA lands a rover on Mars February 18! The site https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/edu/mission-to-mars-student-challenge/ has all the details of this exciting opportunity for students to take part in… Read More ›
The lectures will be livestreamed on Cambridge University’s YouTube and Facebook channels: https://www.facebook.com/events/423191425527230/ They will also be livestreamed on the CTC’s own YouTube channel, along with the panel discussion afterwards:
Click on the topic to start the quiz. On completing the quiz, you will immediately receive the correct answers on your email. Computer Fundamentals: Computer Fundamentals Digital Electronics, Digital Circuits and Systems: Computer Number Systems – Quiz 1 1’s and… Read More ›
In this video we discuss the conversion of Binary number to Hexadecimal Number
This video explains the process of converting a hexadecimal number to its binary equivalent.
This video lecture discusses the method of converting an octal number to its hexadecimal equivalent.