Build a LEGO® Universe

JA-LEGOThe outreach team at QMUL and myself developed an idea I had to use LEGO® to explain particle physics and the early history of the Universe. The resulting workshop ‘Build Your Own Universe’ proved a big hit with all ages both in schools and at public events such as the Big Bang Fair. Further workshops were then developed covering A-Level particle physics and GCSE radioactivity curricula.

Resources are free to download from the QMUL Physics Outreach site or below.

Selected media interest: LEGO® Education UK, Wired, The Brick Life

 

 

Build Your Own Universe
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Poster

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Booklet

Build A LEGO Universe TAlk

Build A LEGO Universe Talk Slides

Fission and Fusion (GCSE)
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Booklet

Particle Physics (A-Level)
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Booklet

Also available: Lesson Plan and Powerpoint Presentation

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