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Starchaser Rocket Factory 1

Ideal for all ages and key stages the Starchaser Rocket Factory 1 enables students to experiment with Newton’s Laws of motion by building and flying their own compressed air powered model rockets. Safe, clean, educational and fun, Rocket Factory 1 is supervised by a Starchaser Educator and...

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Produced for Future Morph, this resource includes a video in which a student talks about his course in electrical and electronic engineering. He describes how one project was to make and test a circuit that included a light-sensitive resistor. A second activity describes a class experiment...

Zooplankton

Dr Laura Hobbs is a research scientist at the University of Strathclyde and the Scottish Association for Marine Science. She uses data from instruments, called echosounders, that use sound waves to monitor the depth and abundance of zooplankton in the Arctic Ocean. Studying copepods, her research has shown that...

Free Energy Resource Suite for Teachers and Students from ASE & OurFuture.Energy

http://www.schoolscience.co.uk/ofeandaseenergyresourcesproject

Energy resources are a key feature of the secondary curriculum and concepts link to other curricular areas...

Case Study: Landbased Technology

Produced for Future Morph, this short video shows the activities of a student studying a National Diploma in Land Based Technology at Bicton College. The student describes how the course develops skills in the maintenance and repair of machinery such as tractors, commercial vehicles and other agricultural...

The Importance of Physics to the Scottish Economy

Published for the Institute of Physics, this report examines the contribution of physics to the Scottish economy between the years 2005 and 2010. Figures are given for the numbers of people employed in physics-based sectors of the economy, the contribution in financial terms, gross value added per worker and the...

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...

Case Studies on Education-Industry Partnerships

From The Centre for Industry Education Collaboration (CIEC), this information booklet is useful for those wishing to develop successful partnerships between schools and local science-based industries. It is a collection of papers that describe how different groups have encountered and handled major issues and...

Why Choose Physics and Chemistry?

This report, by the Institute of Physics (IOP) and the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), examines the factors underlying the subject choices of ethnic-minority students. It reports research into the factors affecting the decisions of under-represented ethnic groups to study physics and/or chemistry at A-level and/...

Club Activity Pack

These resources from Planet Science provide a series of pen pictures of a scientist and a related experiment which can be used at home or as science club activities.

Activity A: Great Social life: Toyin Solanke
The geologist Toyin Solanke provides the inspiration for a simple activity demonstrating how...

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