This topic will focus on the ways in which physics underpins our everyday life. Students will develop an understanding of natural phenomena through consideration of contemporary issues that humanity faces in the 21st century. Examples of these include understanding the universe and our place within it, securing the world's future energy needs, climate change, improving health and medicine. Exploration of these issues will demonstrate how Physics informs our modern world and the way in which it works.
The topic assumes no prior knowledge of Physics, and is designed to be accessible to anyone with an interest in understanding the world we live in.
This topic aims to: