DtC Teaching Training Workshop

Published: 30/11/2012

The event ran from 1pm - 6.30pm and included:

? Intro Talk to outline the project and particle physics research at the LHC at CERN

? Workshop 1 - Using Minerva software to analyse particle properties

? Workshop 2 - Using cloud chambers to detect particles from radioactive decay and cosmic rays

? Workshop 3 - using scintillator telescopes to detect cosmic rays and to measure some of their properties


There was a significant practical element to the event, guiding teachers through the use of lab equipment and innovative PC software to do experiments in the classroom.

The teachers left with a resource pack, including a memory stick with all talks, worksheets and software.


The UK student and teacher competitions were launched:

? Name an asteroid

? Teachers video competition


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