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What's in Your Bowl?

This Cre8ate maths activity motivates the use of averages, ranges, percentages, bar charts, pie charts, and tables to make comparisons, interpretations and conclusions. The students can perform the "What is in your bowl?" activities to investigate serving amounts and what is eaten for breakfast. The data collection...

Weather

Produced by Innovate Educate and Aviation Heritage Lincolnshire, these materials allow primary children to look at and measure the weather.

The first set of activities, What's the Weather?, are aimed at younger primary children and encourage them to think about the weather. Children observe...

Sea the Heat

This resource, aimed at Key Stage Two, investigates heat transfer as one of the principles of heat pumps used to heat lifeboat stations. Linking to the topics of materials and their properties and changes of state, children learn how heat moves from high energy (warm) to lower energy (cold) down a gradient and how...

Calculation Games for Students Aged 5-7

These games, published by BEAM for teachers of primary mathematics, can be used to practise and consolidate students' early mathematical understanding. The games, with their mathematical content, are: *Three in a line - addition up to 12 *Add or subtract - addition and subtraction to 12 *Add and count - number...

I Am a Star *suitable for home teaching*

This resource is based around the chemical composition of the human body and the origin of elements in the universe. Students can input a mass in the spreadsheet to see what proportion of their mass is from elements created in the Big Bang, in stars and in supernovae. Graphs are also shown for the relative...

Plastic challenge

This resource contains a series of lessons which are designed to extend students’ knowledge and understanding of plastics and plastic waste on a global scale. Linking to materials and their properties, the environment, recycling and design and technology, they contain investigations and activities aimed at both...

Burning Fossil Fuels

These activities look at what happens when fossil fuels burn. The activities include a demonstration of burning fuels with a paper-based student activity to look at the breaking and formation of bonds during combustion. The activities can be used to look at fossil fuels, exothermic and endothermic reactions,...

Carbon Footprint Toolkit *suitable for home teaching*

This BP Educational Service (BPES) resource includes factsheets describing carbon capture and storage and global carbon agreements. The resource helps students to understand more about the impacts of carbon emissions, choices for carbon reduction and alternative energy supplies.

Please note, some interactive...

Water Supply and Developing Countries

This resource pack can be used to highlight issues such as global water scarcity, the challenges people face when sourcing water and maintaining a water supply in developing countries and the role of the engineers in solving these problems. Following a quick quiz, a presentation introduces the scale of local and...

Vectors *suitable for home teaching*

Mathcentre provide these resources which cover aspects of vectors and are suitable for students studying mathematics at A Level, as well as those students for whom mathematics is an integral part of their course. Some of the topics covered include an introduction to vectors, calculating the vector and scalar...

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