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...

1001 Math Problems

1001mathproblems.com features resources that focus on mathematical reasoning and problem solving. The problems are aimed at Key Stage 3, though many of them would also lend themselves to Key Stage 2. The work is presented here in the form...

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...

Scissors

Cut-out models of ESA spacecraft

Templates for cut-out and stick paper models of various ESA spacecraft.

Contents:

* Cassini simple model kit

* Cassini advanced model kit

* Integral model kit

* ISO model kit

* Mars Express model kit

* Soho model kit

* Ariane 4 model kit...

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...

Cell cell cell

The resources in this collection cover teaching about cells for students aged 11-16.  They were produced to enrich a visit to the Intech Science Centre, but can be used independently of a visit.

Cell! Cell! Cell! is the story of the trillions of cells that form our bodies, from...

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...

STEM clubs resources

This collection contains a vast array of STEM-related activity resources that are suitable for use in a STEM Club setting. The resources included in this collection contain long, short and one-off activities.

  • One-off activities are completed in one session. They are...

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NE002 Teaching Primary Science: Humans in Space supporting resources

Supporting resources for the online course NE002 Teaching primary science: humans in space.
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David Neadle

I have attached two documents which introduce Careers Based on Science, together with information about types of work in science, pathways to qualifications, employers of people with science-based qualifications and a few general pointers about the world of work.The longer document contains more information about each...
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15 February 2018

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Grenta Primary School

INNS presentation & workshop Galloway Fisheries Trust.
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04 February 2018

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Science Week

I am the science co-ordinator at Wendell Park School (W12).  We would like a scientist to come in and speak/ perform an experiment at an assembly to open our Science Week on the 12th March.  In addition to this, it would be fantastic if someone could speak to all or some of the classes about their job in...
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The Fire Piston

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01 February 2018

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Stirling engine

Presentations on how the Stirling Engine, or 'Hot Air Engine', works using a Low Temperature Stirling Engine as the model. One of the presentations is an animation of the complete cycle of operation.
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01 February 2018

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How the Diesel Engine works

Various presentations and work sheets on how the diesel engine works. Includes animated presention of the 4 stroke engine cycle and a work sheet examining the extent to which our modern lives depend upon engines.
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01 February 2018

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From School to University

Powerpoint detailing my experience from school to university and what it's like to be an engineering student
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01 February 2018

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Composition of Air Model

A 'cut out and glue' model demonstrating the proportions of the various gases in the composition of air
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01 February 2018

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NE706 Teaching Practical Science: Physics supporting resources

Supporting and additional resources for the free, online course 'Teaching Practical Science: Physics'.Find out more about this course or register for the next run on FutureLearn.
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