School of Education 'Physics Hooks' launched on YouTube

Friday, 5 February 2016

School of Education Physics Hooks launched on YouTube
School of Education Physics Hooks launched on YouTube

School of Education, NUI Galway, 'Physics Hooks' launched on YouTube

The Physics Video Hooks project, spearheaded by Dr Veronica McCauley, Lecturer in Science Education and designed by Martin McHugh, Doctoral Candidate in Science Education and John Byrne, a Science and Physics teacher in St. Paul’s Secondary School, Oughterard, has been officially launched on YouTube.

The Hooks Series offers science educators a collection of videos that capture novel and engaging aspects of Physics. They are short, smart video clips that can be used to draw learners in and engage them in scientific inquiry and discovery. They are based on Junior Science topics, but they can be extended to Senior Cycle also.

Previously, the hooks were only available through Apple iBooks and www.sciencehooks.scoilnet.ie. The new YouTube platform allows School of Education designed resources to reach a wider audience of students and educators. The videos are available for free at:

http://tinyurl.com/physicshooks

For more content, be sure to subscribe to PhysicsHooks!

Keywords: Education.

Author: Jim Lenaghan @edtechne, NUI Galway
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