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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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:
20 April 2018

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Secondary School Maths Workshops by The Problem Solving Company

If your Secondary School is looking to hold a maths enrichment day the The Problem Solving Company’s KS3 and KS4 maths activity days are a great way to involve either small numbers of students or whole year groups.For large number of students to participate for longer durations, we can provide an instructor for...
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19 April 2018

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Maths Escape Room by School Escape Rooms

Classroom Escapes are based around National Curriculum subjects that are brought to life by our immersive challenges. The challenges will be found in one of our escape boxes, which on first sight looks like any other locked wooden box. This is until the escape challenge starts and where the inquiry based learning...
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19 April 2018

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Science Escape Room by School Escape Rooms

Our Science escape is a great immersive experience for all participants. All of our escape boxs are based around National Curriculum subjects that are brought to life by our immersive challenges. The challenges will be found in one of our escape boxes, which on first sight looks like any other locked wooden box....
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19 April 2018

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Maths Puzzle Day by School Puzzle Company

If your school is looking to encourage Thinking Skills and Problem Solving as a part of your Math’s curriculum then The School Puzzle Company can help. Using our carefully crafted giant puzzles our Math’s Puzzle Activity Days encourage use of Math’s language, team work and shows students that by...
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19 April 2018

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Maths Workshops by The Problem Solving Company

The Problem Solving Company offers Maths workshops for both Primary and Secondary Schools throughout the UK. Our National Curriculum based workshops are a great way to improve the image of Maths in your school. Using large resources enables maximum participation for the groups and helps encourage communication and...
Publication date:
19 April 2018

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An Adventure At Sea!

www.primary-stem.co.ukNATIONAL CAREERS WEEK 2018 WINNERS!FREE online resource revolving around eight Core STEM Activities that require the children to design, build, launch, load and propel their ships. These eight activities can be run consecutively or spread out over a longer period of time - ideal for a STEM...
Publication date:
18 April 2018

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Stem Ambassador Spotlight Profile

My Stem Ambassdor Spotlight
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16 April 2018

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Data-logging with BBC micro:bits and MakeCode for modelling with Excel and GeoGebra.

Recent developments in MakeCode now make data-capture from micro:bits very simple via the USB cable.  The data can be graphed in real time in MakeCode and exproted as CSV files.  Using tools such as Excel and GeoGebra's Spreadsheet View, the data can be manipulated, analysed and modelled....
Publication date:
14 April 2018

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Manual: MyKEducation Introduction to basic STEM skills

MyKEducation STEM ClubWe offer after School Club or Holiday Club through partnering schools. Open the full manual:https://issuu.com/kemafroc/docs/myke_coordinators__manualParents, Students  or Tutors may view this manual online free of chargeorContact MyKEducation Team by email kemafro@...
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13 April 2018

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