“In science there is only physics – the rest is just stamp collecting” Lord Kelvin
It is an interesting concept, “fun physics”. After all, physics has a reputation for hard math, a complexity of equations, extensive analysis of a hypothesis and typically a crazy haired teacher scribbling on a blackboard!
Despite teacher’s efforts to shake off this stereotype, making efforts to present lesson material in an interesting and exciting way, the majority of students are likely to leave their schooling years with very little grasp at all of physics. Even the handful of dedicated students who continue with physics into higher education, still appear to struggle to engage fully with the subject.
Maybe presenting physics as “fun”, doesn’t give justice to the depth of this challenging subject? Or perhaps, can it be considered that “struggling” really is part of the process with learning and teaching physics?