Graphing stories

The ‘Graphing Stories’ collection is a collaborative project run by Dan Mayer and the ‘BuzzMath’ team. Each story comprises a video that shows a practical situation where a measure, such as height or weight, varies with time. The situation is then replayed at a slower rate to help enable the...

Movies and magic

Movies and magic 9-11

Sometimes what looks like magic is actually science! In this programme, pupils will look at magic and movie tricks for inspiration and find out how it’s done. They explore how things are done to make movies look realistic, and investigate whether some of the themes or technology from the movies...

Engineering Careers: Cammel Laird

Here are 5 videos of people who work at Cammell Laird, the shipyard responsible for the building of the RRS Sir David Attenborough.  They range from early career apprentices to those who have worked their way up the ladder to be Principal Engineer.  You can hear...

Nix the tricks

The book ‘Nix the Tricks’ looks at tricks and short cuts used in maths, explains why they are so damaging, and then provides an alternative method that teaches for understanding. If you cringe when a student says ‘cross multiply’ whenever they see a problem involving fractions, then this is the...

Student discussion

Fixperts

Fixperts is an award-winning, hands-on learning programme that challenges young people to use their imagination and skills to create ingenious solutions to everyday problems. The programme is equally relevant to design and techology, engineering and as a STEM enrichment activity.  

This...

Lighthouse

Lighthouse keeper challenge

This challenge provides a STEM activity day in which teams of children work together to design a way of getting lighthouse keepers back to the mainland from a lighthouse based on a small island 200 metres from the nearest land. The design will need to use a zip line to carry the keeper...

Computer network

Computer networks

A very comprehensive article explaining how computers communicate, what the internet is and what services run on it. On the third page (labelled page 34) there is a very good unplugged classroom activity that can be used to model how packets of data are passed by the internet. The document also...

Video Interviews with the Bloodhound SSC Team

Short video interviews with members of the Bloodhound SSC team, explain some of the engineering challenges involved in designing a land speed record rocket car. Interviews include: * Wheel design - John Piper, Engineering Director * Shock waves - Ben Evans * Air - Ben Evans * Mach numbers - Ben...

Astronaut

Careers in Space workshop

The Careers in Space workshop included inputs from: * Vicki Hodges on Astrium's STEM Ambassadors programme * Rosalind Azouzi on Space Tourism and the Next Generation * Lloyd Marshall on Apprenticeship opportunities with Astrium

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NE709 The science of learning supporting resources

Additional resources for the online CPD course The Science of Learning. 
Publication date:
14 June 2018

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Binary Revision

Here is a document that I share with the students before they complete an assessment in Binary. They do not need to know XOR Logic Gate
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12 June 2018

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Binary Revision

Here is a document that I share with the students before they complete an assessment in Binary. They do not need to know XOR Logic Gate
Publication date:
12 June 2018

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MJH IoT List

Need to add some content here
Publication date:
06 June 2018

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Sharon Action Plan

Publication date:
05 June 2018

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Ryde Academy STEM Blog

For some inspiration and to see how we have trialled and refined embedding STEM into the curriculum, please feel free to visit the blog I have created. www.rydestem.wordpress.com 
Publication date:
04 June 2018

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Molecule Building Kits

We have sufficient Molymod kits to allow up to 36 pupils to be able to work simultaeously in groups of three.  There is also a wide range of molecule templates ranging from simple molecules such as Acetone, Ethanol and Acetic Acid to complex molecules such as Caffeine, Paracetamol, Quinacridone, Prozac, Diazepam...
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01 June 2018

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BDP's School of the Future Competition 2018

BDP’s engineering team in London is inviting Key Stage 3 pupils (Years 7-9) at local schools to submit their ideas for a ‘school of the future’ as part of International Women in Engineering Day on 23 June. Entrants are required to design an education building for the year 2030, creating a poster that...
Publication date:
01 June 2018

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Mission Patch Design Competition

Hi there,I've been in contact with Tom as I'm not previously been able to upload or patches for the Mission X competition that closes on Friday 18th May. 
Publication date:
16 May 2018

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Inspiring young people in STEM supporting resources

Supporting resources for the free, online courses for STEM Ambassadors and other volunteers in the STEM sector: https://www.futurelearn.com/programs/stem-volunteering 
Publication date:
16 May 2018

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