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Virtual Bridging Experience – Tuesday 30th June

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Live Q&A Sessions

Please see below the timetable for today’s live Q&A sessions and the joining instructions:

  • The webinars should work on any computer, tablet or phone.
  • You can join the webinar at any time during the allocated slot.
  • Simply click on the subject link below during the allocated live time.
  • To join the meeting type your name and email address.
  • If you would like to ask a question, type your question into the Q&A box.

Please click on the subjects below to jump to their areas.

Applied ScienceEconomicsITPhysics
Fine ArtEnglish LanguageLawPolitics
GraphicsEnglish LiteratureLearning SupportPopular Music
PhotographyFilm StudiesLibraryPsychology
TextilesFrenchMaths (Further)Sociology
BiologyGeographyMedia StudiesSpanish
Business Studies/TechnicalGeologyMedia TechnicalSport & Leisuire
ChemistryGermanMusicTravel & Tourism
Computer ScienceHealth & Social CarePE
CriminologyHistoryPhilosophy

Applied Science

Quiz Question 1 (Chemistry – ANSWER) – Alan gives us the answer to Monday’s Chemistry question.

Quiz question 2 (Physics) – This is the second Applied Science quiz question of the week and Andy wants to know how well you know your Physics.


Art – Fine Art

Personal Responses to Fine Art – Carol takes you through a session on personal responses to Fine Art, a key aspect of the course.


Art – Graphics

Photoshop Tutorial – Learn how to use Photoshop with a demonstration from Brian.


Art – Photography

Portfolio Review – An important part of the Photography course is producing a personal portfolio. Join Vicky and Rachel as they take a look through some students’ sketchbooks.


Art – Textiles

Component 1 Analysis (Part 1) – Sarah analyses a student’s sketchbook as part of Component 1. This student chose to focus on ‘Textiles for Fashion’.

Component 1 Analysis (Part 2) – In this second video, Sarah shows us the work of a student who looked at ‘Textiles for Interiors’.

Component 2 Analysis – Component 2, Textile Art, is taught in the second year of the course and Sarah shows you an example of a student’s work.


Biology

Competition – Take part in the Biology department’s Kahoot! quiz and see how much Biology you already know (Deadline to enter is Thursday 2nd July at 12.00pm)


Business Studies / Business Technical

Competition – ‘The Investor Challenge’ continues (You will need to have started this competition on Monday 29th June in order to participate)

Competition – Take part in ‘The Box Challenge’ and be in with the chance of winning a prize (Deadline to enter is Thursday 2nd July at 3.00pm)


Chemistry

Podcast – Click the image above to listen to an example of a poisonous chemical used to make top hats. 

Podcast – Click the image above to listen to the story of how the match was invented.


Computer Science

Computer Science – Virtual Bridging

The link above will take you to the Computer Science department’s Bridging Google site where you’ll be able to do the following activities:

  • Another opportunity to take part in the ‘Code Breaker Challenge’ – see if you can crack the combination and open the safe! Using computer science techniques such as logic gates, Boolean algebra and number systems, see if you can beat the clock and get your name up on the leader board! Please be aware that you will need to complete this activity on a computer or laptop.
  • Another opportunity to watch a series of videos created by the department on ‘Transhumanism’, ‘5G – is it safe?’ and ‘Artificial Intelligence’.

Criminology


Economics

Thinking Skills Bingo – Try this fun activity which the Economics department uses for new topics or revision purposes.

Competition – ‘The Investor Challenge’ continues (You will need to have started this competition on Monday 29th June in order to participate)

Competition – ‘The Government Game’ continues (You will need to have started this competition on Monday 29th June in order to participate)

English Language

All Change! – Paul introduces aspects of language change.


English Literature

Introduction to Twelfth Night – Clare provides you with a review of Twelfth Night, the Shakespeare text studied as part of our English Literature course.

Competition – This is the second of five ‘Guess the Character’ videos. If you guess all five correctly, you could win a Kindle. See the video on Monday 29th June for details.


Film Studies

Textual Analysis – Mark talks us through the concept of textual analysis in his second lesson of the week.


French


Geography

Multi-hazardous Environments – Ian gives you a lesson on the multi-hazard environment of the Philippines (please remember to click the speaker in the bottom left corner of certain slides to hear Ian’s explanations).

Follow the Geography department on Instagram (geogiseverywhere).


Geology


German


Health & Social Care

Introduction to Unit 17 (without audio) – Please use this version of Emma’s presentation to access the links and activities embedded.

Introduction to Unit 17 – Emma introduces you to Unit 17, supporting people with mental health conditions. One of the treatments studied in this topic is mindfulness.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy – Learn how CBT can be an effective treatment of mental health conditions. Jos Cowley, an ex-QE student, who now works at CAMHS, has prepared this presentation especially for our virtual Bridging experience.

Student Experiences – Watch students talk about their experiences of studying Health and Social Care at QE.

Competition – Follow the Health and Social Care department on Twitter (QE_HSC) and Instagram (QE_HSC) to take part in their ‘Joyful June’ competition. For the final week, the challenge is to ‘Create a playlist of your favourite songs’.


History

Meet the Team and Virtual Quiz – Say hello to the History department and take part in their virtual History quiz. Test your historical knowledge and win a prize (Deadline to enter is Thursday 2nd July at 3.00pm)


Information Technology

Information Technology – Virtual Bridging

The link above will take you to the IT department’s Bridging Google site where you’ll be able to do the following activity:

  • Competition – There is still time to hone your IT skills and win a prize by producing a short, stop-motion animation movie entitled ‘Lockdown Lunacy’ (Deadline to enter is Friday 3rd July at 10.00am)

Law

Age and the Law – Test your legal knowledge with our Kahoot! quiz.

Why I Love Law – Hear from former Law students about their experiences at QE and what they are doing now.


Learning Support


Library


Maths (Further)

Eulerian Graphs – A taste of Further Maths with eulerian graphs.

Königsberg Bridge – An explanation as to how Königsberg Bridge changed Maths forever.


Media Studies


Media Technical


Music

Oh What a Beautiful Morning – Simon takes you through the world famous song ‘Oh What a Beautiful Morning’.

Music Performance 2 – Steve looks closely at applying an electric guitar piece to the mark scheme.


Philosophy, Religion & Ethics

If you didn’t get a chance to look at Monday’s lesson on an ‘Introduction to Philosophy, Religion and Ethics’, please feel free to do so before another lesson is released on Wednesday.


Physical Education


Physics

Physics – Virtual Bridging

The link above will take you to the Physics department’s Bridging Google site where you’ll be able to do the following activities today:

  • Find out how to turn your smartphone into a mobile data logger and how to use it to measure ‘g’, the Earth’s gravitational field strength.
  • View the Physics subject website.

Politics

How do you get to be President of the USA? – Tony takes us across the pond to look at the forthcoming presidential election this November.


Popular Music

Instrumental Lesson (Bass) – Mike gives you a bite-size lesson on the bass.

Instrumental Lesson (Drums) – Mike gives you a bite-size lesson on the drums.

Instrumental Lesson (Guitar) – Mike gives you a bite-size lesson on the guitar.

Instrumental Lesson (Piano) – Mike gives you a bite-size lesson on the piano.


Psychology

If you didn’t get a chance to look at Monday’s lesson on an ‘Introduction to the course’, please feel free to do so before another lesson is released on Wednesday. Within the video, there are details of a competition which will allow you to design your own piece of psychological research with prizes being awarded to the best entries (Deadline to enter is Friday 3rd July at 4.00pm).


Sociology

Education and Crime and Deviance – This session explores why certain children underachieve in education and causes of crime. To access the links, please use the presentation below.

Education and Crime and Deviance (without audio)


Spanish

Hispanic Culture Quiz – There is still time to enter our Hispanic culture quiz (Deadline to enter is Thursday 2nd July at 4.00pm)


Sport & Leisure

Sport Coaching and Leadership – What does a good and effective sport leader look like? Check out this student-led session on sport coaching and leadership.

Follow the Sport and Leisure department on both Twitter (QE_SportLeisure) and Instagram (qe_sport_travel).


Travel & Tourism

A Day in the Life of… – This session introduces you to the importance of body language in the tourism industry.

Follow the Travel and Tourism department on both Twitter (QE_Travel) and Instagram (qe_sport_travel).


Feel free to visit our subject websites as they include sample taster lessons and the contact details for all of our Course Leaders. You are more than welcome to get in touch with any of them and ask any questions you might have. There is no need to enter any login or password information to access these subject websites.