Learning objects Particle physics masterclass

TLF ID M021492

This resource is aimed at students who can be extended beyond the NSW Stage 6 Physics syllabus. It allows students to explore the workings of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Switzerland, learn key terms and concepts around particle physics, complete tasks that complement the Physics Syllabus, analyse real data collected by the CERN ATLAS detector, and virtually meet CERN scientists.



Educational details

Educational value
  • This resource is designed to extend gifted and talented students by exposing them to working scientists and real world applications of particle physics. It provides students with the opportunity to: -Participate in a masterclass with working scientists at the forefront of their field -Build their physics knowledge and understanding -Experience real scientific work by analysing actual ATLAS data -Improve their skills in scientific data analysis -Understand the principles that allow scientists to draw conclusions and new insights from data -Meet curriculum outcomes in a meaningful way through participating in a cutting-edge real world context
Year level

11; 12

Other details

Contributors
  • Author
  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: author
  • Contributor
  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: author
  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: Data contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Publisher
  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: Publisher
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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Learning Resource Type
  • Interactive
Rights
  • © State of New South Wales, Department of Education.