Centre for Industry Education Collaboration (CIEC)

Experienced teachers, working for The Centre for Industry Education Collaboration (CIEC), have created over 100 teaching and learning resources and a suite of interactive and informative websites for use by teachers and students. They show how science works in real-life contexts and demonstrate how the chemical industry is relevant to society.

Resources cover all age ranges and help to:
* enhance the effective teaching of science and technology
* create enthusiasm in school students and children for science and technology
* generate an improved level of understanding between schools and science-based industries
* create a better understanding of the nature and role of science-based industries within society

Resources

Fit to drink: a unit for 13 - 16 year olds

From The Centre for Industry Education Collaboration (CIEC), these activities look at the question of drinking water quality.

The activities examine the issues involved and looks in detail at ways of removing nitrates from drinking water supplies. Both water treatment and agricultural solutions are...

War against pests: a unit for 14-16 year olds

From The Centre for Industry Education Collaboration (CIEC), these materials help students to understand key ideas in the use of agrochemicals. These include:
* synthetic and natural pesticides
* biological control
* food chains and the management of ecosystems
* predator-prey relationships...

Let sleeping bags lie! A unit for 13-16 year olds

From The Centre for Industry Education Collaboration (CIEC), this series of activities investigates heat transfer and the thermal insulation properties of sleeping bags.

Captains of industry: a unit for 14-16 year olds

Produced by The Centre for Industry Education Collaboration (CIEC), these resources challenge students to develop strategies for the profitable operation of fertiliser manufacturing in the United Kingdom.

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