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A level physics practical - polarisation of microwaves

This simple demonstration shows how plane polarised microwaves respond to rotating a filter (metal strips attached to plastic) through 90⁰. The experiment can be extended by measuring the intensity of microwaves detected by the receiver at different filter angles and so showing Malus’s law.https://...

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Circles in triangles

The task shows a circle or radius r that just touches the sides of a right triangle whose sides are 3 units, 4 units, and 5 units long. A square is constructed from the right angle with length r so that one of its vertices is at the centre of the circle. Further lines are constructed from the centre of the circle to...
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Dispensing Optics

Produced for Future Morph, this short video looks at several students following ophthalmic dispensing and contact lens courses. The students describe the work they are doing with lenses and how this relates to the science they learnt at GCSE level. It illustrates some of the career opportunities...
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Electrophoresis gel with annotation

Di-deoxy sequencing is a way to determine the order of bases (A,C,G and T) in a piece of DNA. A set of 4 lanes (one for each base) is needed to sequence any given piece of DNA. Wherever a blackband appears in a particular lane that base is present. By reading off the order of bands across the four...
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HeadStart primary: mastering the mathematics curriculum (year 6)

 Scheme of Work with Practice and Activity pages covering every objective of the Maths National Curriculum. What's the purpose?to save teachers hours of lesson preparation timeto develop children’s understanding and mastery of the Maths Curriculumto provide evidence for formative judgementsWhat about...
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2017

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Human chromosome image

A 3-D movie that journeys into the human cell revealing a chromosome’s centromere.

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Nuffield Foundation science teaching project: biology

This item is one of over 25,000 physical resources available from the Resources Collection. The Archive Collection covers over 50 years of curriculum development in the STEM subjects. The Contemporary Collection includes all the latest publications from UK educational publishers.
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1967

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Professional registration for higher education technicians

Becoming professionally registered is an important milestone for any technician. It proves your knowledge, understanding and competence as a technicians and looks great on your CV. We’ve put together this resource to support higher education technicians with funding bodies who can offer them professional registration...
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Research technician - Dhanisha

During her first chemistry experiments in secondary school, Dhanisha was captivated by the discipline of lab work. Dhanisha’s main role is providing sole lab support on a multi-university research project into psoriasis. In addition, she maintains the lab and teaches lab techniques to new students.  
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RRS James Clark Ross in Antarctica

This film features RSS James Clark Ross which is primarily a marine research vessel for biological, oceanographic and geophysical cruises. It is equipped with a suite of laboratories and winch systems that allows scientific equipment to be deployed astern or amidships. RSS James Clark Ross in Antarctica
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