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Promoting physics, supporting physicists
Physics Busking
Bringing science onto the streets
EUSEA Conference 2012
Paul Nugent
IoP Teachers Network Coordinator
Santa Sabina
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What is Physics Busking?
‘Busking’ or Street Entertaining is a well established
activity in Ireland’s cities.
In the same spirit, Physics Busking brings physics
demonstrations and concepts on to the streets to the
unexpecting shoppers.
Central to all this, is the concept that Physics is Fun!!
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Who are the Buskers?
A group of science and trainee
science teachers formed through links
with the IOP and the Irish Science on
Stage Team.
The group meets before the event for
a training session.
Thanks to CALMAST & Mathsweek
events in
Spraoi-Waterford
Dublin
Food Festival-Kilkenny
Bath Taps into Science-Bath UK
Science Picnic-Warsaw
Poland
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What Activities?
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Physics Buskin makes the RTE News July 7th 2012
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Science on Stage is a
European initiative designed to
encourage teachers from
across Europe to share best
practice in science teaching.
Irish team produces booklets
and 50 videos
http://www.scienceonstage.ie/
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