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Teaching Science to English as an Additional Language Learners - General Guidance

This document gives an overview of how to help pupils for whom English is an additional language access science language and vocabulary. It highlights the challenges these pupils face and how to support them.

Careers in Operational Research (O.R.)

These videos, produced by the O.R Society, aim to explain what Operational Research (O.R.) is through a wide range of case studies and can be...

Linear Programming

Linear Programming involves creating a function that represents a real life problem. The aim is to optimise this function given certain constraints. Simple examples of linear programming will have few variables and constraints, however, real life situations will have many more variables and constraints that will...

Climbing the Career Ladder

This resource explores the application of flow charts, algorithms and mathematical based careers. Student pairs take it in turns to roll a die and travel along the board, racing through primary school, GCSE revision and work experience towards a successful career.

The resource...

Bin Packing - Theatre booking

In this resource students are asked to play the role of a local theatre manager, tasked with finding the best way to organise the audience to minimise the amount of space they take up. To solve the problem students must apply a series of first fit algorithms.

The resource includes a teacher presentation,...

Paper Cups

This Operational Research (OR) Society resource  invites students to analyse processes and efficiencies through a series of group challenges.

In the first activity students are asked to produce as many cups as possible by folding paper. Students are also asked to calculate the mean, variance and standard...

RADAAR framework - How I teach forces

This infographic guide to teaching 11-14 year olds about forces uses the...

RADAAR framework - How I teach maths in science

This infographic guide to teaching 11-16 year olds uses the RADAAR (research,...

RADAAR framework - How I teach enzymes

This infographic guide to teaching 11-16 year olds about enzymes uses the...

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