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Case Study: Horticulture *suitable for home teaching*

Produced for Future Morph, these resources include a video and a classroom activity. In the video, two First Diploma in Horticulture students show how they repot plants and describe the display they helped to produce for the Devon County show. A classroom activity encourages students to clone a plant by taking...

The James Dyson Foundation: Ideas Box

This resource aims to get students excited about engineering. Students begin by considering “What is a design engineer” and then embark on a design hunt in the classroom to find an everyday object that can be improved and redesigned.

Polar Bears in Trouble

In this Science upd8 activity students take on the role of a trainee documentary producer working for an environmental channel. The television programme scenario, ‘Bears in Trouble’, explores how rising temperatures in the Arctic could be endangering the survival of polar bears. Polar bears seem perfectly adapted...

Future Morph: Theatre Technician

In this Future Morph video Suresh Chawla talks about designing, building and moving stage scenery. Suresh explains how working in the theatre challenges him to solve design problems and build useable solutions. He describes how scenery must be light and strong before explaining how some pieces are moved with pulley...

Natural or man-made chemicals?

This presentation is intended as a tool to help dispel the myth, “natural is good; man-made is bad”. It contains examples of useful chemicals as well as dangerous ones, highlights some
common misconceptions and provides an engaging context for discussion.

One of Our Scientists Is Missing

This Science upd8 activity offers an opportunity to test students' understanding of the solar system, and their skills as independent enquirers, problem solvers and effective communicators. Students are part of an earth-bound team set the task of interpreting a range of data relating to the solar system/universe....

About Me

This activity is intended to get learners thinking about themselves; their abilities, strengths and preferences in preparation for a more in-depth look at recognising and developing skills and personal qualities.

Exploring Careers

This is an open ended career exploration activity where students are encouraged to see what they can learn from as wide a range of case studies as time permits within the session. 

Challenges at Work

This is an open ended career exploration activity around personal motivation, and not dissimilar to other activities in this set. However, by giving it a focus around challenges at work, students can be encouraged to understand that overcoming challenges is a core part of adult, life in the workplace and elsewhere...

Stereotypes

This activity uses the Talking Jobs Randomiser which can be found on the Talking Jobs website. Its purpose is to help challenge young people’s assumptions about who does what in the world of work. The Randomiser uses content from the Original Talking Jobs Module with 40...

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