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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TMJ Disorders Weybridge

Oatlands Dental Lounge - an orthodontic dental clinic in Weybridge offers an array of modern and general dentistry from highly experienced dentists in Weybridge having extensive practice in treating diseases like TMJ Disorders Weybridge.
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Programable Logic Controllers [PLCs]

Industrial processes rely on PLCs to control everything from water treatment to nuclear power stations. Our organisation uses hardware rigs to assemble, measure and check components and allows candidates to watch the programs being excicuted and observe the results of making changes to the code.See the rigs in...
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11 December 2018

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How 3-phase Cage Induction Motors Work

Induction Motors are the workhourses of industry. They convert electricty into mechanical motion and can be >90% efficient. Unlike the little motors used in hair driers and train sets, Induction motors have no brush gear, so how do they work?Our organisation use special extra low voltage motors to demonstrate the...
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Instrumentation

My organisation can provide industrial equipment to measure Temperature, pressure, flow, mass-flow, pH and turbidity.Special test rigs allow candidates to get hands on experience of calibration techniques which put theory into practice
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11 December 2018

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CleverBooks Engineering and Space

CleverBooks Space, is a free mobile application empowered by Augmented Reality. It covers engineering and space interactive Augmented Reality tasks for primary and secondary level kids. It is designed to enhance interest and curiosity levels in STEM.The areas covered: planets of the Solar system, space...
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11 December 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/courses/collections/stem-ambassadors 
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05 December 2018

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Find Online Home Tutor

Find a local or online home tutor with Tutor Choice. Tutor choice is one of the UK leading tutoring website. It is basically a place for professionals tutor to advertise their expertise and for potential students to find a tutor. Similarly, parents and tutees can create their account to describe their learning needs...
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05 December 2018

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RSPB FREE Schools Outreach Workshops in Bexley

We offer a selection of fantastic and engaging curriculum linked sessions for primary and early years.   Each session includes at least 30 minutes of outdoor activity and are delivered by a trained RSPB educator. Children will experience the natural world first-hand and they will learn about...
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03 December 2018

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RSPB FREE Schools Outreach Workshops in Greenwich

We offer a selection of fantastic and engaging curriculum linked sessions for primary and early years.   Each session includes at least 30 minutes of outdoor activity and are delivered by a trained RSPB educator. Children will experience the natural world first-hand and they will learn about...
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03 December 2018

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RSPB FREE Schools Outreach Workshops in Lewisham

We offer a selection of fantastic and engaging curriculum linked sessions for primary and early years.   Each session includes at least 30 minutes of outdoor activity and are delivered by a trained RSPB educator. Children will experience the natural world first-hand and they will learn about...
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