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Particle Physics

Excellent overview of what you need to know. Link Use this as an a quick introduction but then go over it in much more detail for revision afterwards. It's as good as any professional production but was put together by physics teacher Louise Boylan from Mount Sackville. 5 Star
It's all about principles of conservation Professor Eric Mazur discusses how this approach has changed his teaching. YouTube. 2 mins 4 Star
       
Cockroft and Walton Experiment Link Nice animation 4 Star
  Audio Link - Listen to Einstein explaining the meaning of his equation, while also name-checking Cockroft and Walton. (one minute) Five Star
Particle Accelerators      
A humourous look at the LHC Link YouTube. 2 mins. So physics can be fun after all. Who knew? 5 Star
More detailed Link YouTube. 6 mins.  
Nice description of what the Large Hadron Collider is for and how it works Link YouTube. 6 mins. 5 Star
The Large Hadron Rap Link Currently viewed over 6 million times on YouTube. 5 mins. 5 Star
Particle Accelerators and Quarks Link Short video - you need to register. (3 Mins, 4 Mb) 4 Star
Build your own cloud chamber YouTube. 5 mins. 5 Star
“We Honestly Have No Idea [ ]What We’re Doing”, Admits Leading Quantum Physicist Best to keep this one a secret. From waterfordwhispersnews.com 5 Star
       
Antimatter      
Antimatter explained 3 mins from MinutePhysics on YouTube 4 Star

If matter falls down, does antimatter fall up?

YouTube. 5 mins. from TED-Ed 4 Star
Paul Dirac was a man of very, very few words Extract of a very funny newspaper interview 4 Star
Making antimatter YouTube. 1 min. 3 Star
What happen to all the antimatter in the world?

YouTube. 5 mins. from TED

5 Star
A variety of video clips to do with particle accelerators in CERN These can all be downloaded onto your hard-drive 4 Star
Particle accelerator simulation Impressive simulation of CERN particle accelerator Experiment 5 Star
Pair Annihilation and Production Link Short and sweet applet - can be downloaded 4 Star
How to blow up a shed using anti-matter Link Light-hearted video from howstuffworks. 2 mins 4 Star
btw, we have no idea what 95% of the universe is made of. Link A tad embarassing don't you think? Comic video presentation 4 Star
Why is our universe made of matter instead of antimatter Link YouTube. 25 mins 4 Star
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Four forces of Nature      
       
Introduction to the concept Link From The Elegant Universe. 6 mins.
Includes the anomaly of gravity
5 Star
Combining all the forces in one grand theory of everything is sometimes referred to as the Holy Grail of Physics The Elegant Universe. 4 mins 4 Star
Another perspective Link From howscienceworks.com 5 Star
What are the big questions that still remain in this area? Link Part of The Particle Adventure presentation  
Theories of Everything, Mapped Link The map provides concise descriptions of highly complex theories; learn more by exploring the links to dozens of articles and videos  
       
Quarks      
Strong Interaction: The Four Fundamental Forces of Physics (part 1 of 2) Youtube. 4 minutes. 4 Star
(part 2 of 2) Youtube. 4 minutes. 4 Star
Story of the origin of quarks Dr. Brian Cox. 5 Star
Story of the origin of quarks (part 5 of 15 Dr. Brian Cox. Youtube. 3 minutes. 5 Star
Build your own particles from quarks Put together the various Baryons and Mesons from a combination of quarks 4 Star
Want to hear a song about Quarks? And let's face it - who wouldn't want to hear a song about quarks? YouTube. 3 mins.courtesy of vlogbrothers 3 Star
  YouTube. 3 mins. Ain't goin' to top the charts. 3 Star
       
Murray Gell-Mann talks quarks And the importance of abandoning 'what everybody knows'.
12 mins, but the voice is not the easiest to listen to.
3 Star
History of the discovery of the 8-fold way The pattern underlying the Particle Zoo. Only for the interested. YouTube 3 Star
Interactive timescale going from present time back to the big bang Link From schoolscience.co.uk 4 Star
       
Neutrinos      
Gell-Mann on beauty in physics Link Taken from thinkforyourself.ie blog. Includes reference to his education and a TED talk from Gell-Mann on Youtube. 16 minutes 4 Star
Introduction from Sixty Symbols Link Youtube. 11 minutes 4 Star
Detector one Link From Snolab in Canada. 3 Star
Detector two Link The Ice Cube Neutrino Observatory being built in Antarctica could become the first instrument to detect neutrinos from deep space. Youtube. 1:30
3 Star
The history of neutrinos A 20 minute podcast, from yours truly.  
  Also available from itunes  
  The script to the podcast  
Cosmic rays How cosmic rays help us understand the universe.
Youtube
5 mins
4 mins
       
How do PET scans work and what have got to do with antimatter? Link

Click on PET Scans; Look inside your body, click also on the help option  to see how they work

4 Star
       
For a bucket-load of free resources Link mostly posters for Teachers