Ice and beyond: climate science with CryoSat

This book invites teachers to explore some of the many scientific results from the CryoSat mission. The book describes key techniques of precise radar and SAR (Synthetic Aperture Radar) altimetry, and reviews state-of-the-art achievements. The book is intended as a living document, and will...

Education pack: classification

This resource supports the teaching of classification at upper primary and lower secondary level. It contains a series of three lessons, plus two extension lessons and associated PowerPoint presentations and resource sheets. Lessons are:

1. What is classification?

2a. Who lives in...

Rudolph the Reindeer Christmas decoration with push switch on/off

This resource describes how to make a Rudolph christmas decoration using a PCB LED that sits under the fabric and lights up when you hold the switch hidden in his cheek. The decoration is made out of felt fabric and is lightly stuffed to give a 3D effect. It uses embroidery stitches to decorate...

Kid Krypto - public key encryption

Encryption is the key to information security. The key to modern encryption is that using only public information, a sender can lock up their message in such a way that it can only be unlocked by the intended recipient. The resource begins with a detailed explanation of the activity and how the...

Inspiring scientists

Inspiring Scientists is a series of resources to help develop students’ understanding and awareness of science and the diversity of scientists. The resources showcase the life stories of British scientists with minority ethnic heritage and covers issues such as being a minority in science,...

Christmas party planning

In this problem solving activity children choose and carry out a range of calculations in order to plan a Christmas event. The party has to suit a particular number of people and fit within a specific budget so they have to make decisions by looking at realistic pricing options such as: per-...

Tree rings

This teaching package, aimed at Key Stages Two and Three, investigates the science of tree rings (dendrochronology). Linked to the topics of plants and living things and their habitats, it looks at cut tree trunks to determine the age of the tree, how fast it grew and climatic conditions during...

The mathematics of aircraft navigation

This resource, from Mathematics for Engineering Exemplars, shows the application of mathematics within the aeronautical industry. Students are given a scenario which involves the recovery of stranded mountaineers by a rescue helicopter and the considerations required for a successful outcome....

Christmas list

This activity links to aspects of mathematics and citizenship by calculating the cost of a family Christmas list and how decisions might need to be taken to reduce expenditure. Children are asked to imagine that they are a parent with three children and they have to work out what they are going...

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Book: Creative Ways to Teach Primary Science

Creative Ways to Teach Primary ScienceCreative Ways to Teach Primary Science draws on the best ideas about teaching primary science, using an evidence-based approach which recognizes that there are some proven and more effective methods for teaching primary science.Creativity is one of the most powerful indicators of...
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09 December 2016

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Book: Curious Learners in Primary Maths, Science, Computing and DT

Curious Learners in Primary Maths, Science, Computing and DTWhether it is in the National Curriculum or the Teachers' Standards, promotion of children's curiosity is highlighted as a key part of effective teaching. Curiosity has the potential to enhance learning in all curriculum subjects but it has a special...
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09 December 2016

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www.jbprimaryscience.co.uk

 www.jbprimaryscience.co.uk   This is my website for sharing primary science resources.   Everything is free to download and in easily editable formats so can be    altered to suit your own children.
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09 December 2016

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AP SSC Results 2017 AP 10th Class Results Bseap.Org

AP SSC Results 2017 :Andhra Pradesh Board of Secondary Education will lead the 10th public exams in March/April this year.  The board is in readiness to lead 10th exams soon in the near future.  The board is now busy scheduling the exam timetable for the public exams.  All the students must...
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03 December 2016

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Selected resources used on the Assessment for Learning in STEM Teaching MOOC

Enrol here for the free online Assessment for Learning in STEM Teaching course led by Dylan William, Christine Harrison and Andrea Mapplebeck. You can also join this group if you want to continue the conversation after the end of the course or just to be kept abreast of any...
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28 November 2016

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Christmas ice cream

Here are the instructions for the 12th Challenge in the Series run by Team STEAM#99 (@Fulford School York).Each team will need 1/2 a cup of cream, a large ice cream tub with hole cut in lid (to house cream cup) ice, salt, range of xmas ingredients and a spoon...
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17 November 2016

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Hinge-point questions (HPQs) shared by learners on the Assessment for Learning in STEM Teaching course

These HPQs were collected using Google Forms during two steps of past runs of the free online Assessment for Learning in STEM Teaching course. By following the links below you can access the body of material that has been collected. Step 3.11 (Google Form download as at 2016-04-26 attached below as...
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17 November 2016

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Maths Problem Solving Videos

www.weneedmaths.com - A website to share problem-solving videos that relate Mathematics topics to real world problems. Great as classroom starters, plenaries, revision or homework, these videos have proven to engage students of all abilities and ages, and provide a purpose for learning Maths. 
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16 November 2016

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Early Years/Reception Science Homeworks

These are a series of science activities we sent home to our Receptin cohort to encourage them to engage in science learning with their families. They proved to be a big hit with both children and parents and we got lots of photos, writing and pictures brought in the show what they had done.The activities cover a wide...
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14 November 2016

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13 November 2016

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