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A Diamond 9 Card Sort is an activity used in the classroom to encourage learners to think through a concept on their own. Take a look at this example Diamond 9 Card Sort. A card sort is a useful tool to promote in class discussions and gather...
What's In My Tray? is a collection of free practical resources from Gratnells Learning Rooms covering science, outdoor learning, STEM and more.
The What's In My Tray? actviities support and enable curriculum-based practical work both inside and outside of the classroom.
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This Grand Challenge set of resources focuses on atmospheric pollution and the production of zero emission vehicles. The Level 1 materials are ideal for 11-14 year old students and includes ways to study lichens as a pollution indicator and measure particulate pollution. It then moves on to allow students to...
Do arm exercises with balls of different weights as if you are in different gravitational conditions. Use medicine balls to strengthen your arms and torso muscles and improve your co-ordination. See how your strength improves over time.
Complete an agility course to improve movement skills, co-ordination, and speed. Record your speed and see if you can get faster with practise.
Try to cycle as far as you can on static exercise bikes. Cycle to school or in your free time and record the distances.
Perform somersaults on a mat. Then perform more advance somersaults through a hula hoop. See how many somersaults you can complete. Remember to do the exercise well rather than fast.
Aim to increase your walking distance to 6.2 miles, or 10 km the equivalent of the NASA Base Station Walk-Back limit. Try skipping, cycling or running instead. How far can you cycle and still comfortably get back to base? How far did you walk, cycle, skip or run?
Why not add space-style burpees to your astronaut training programmes? In Peake Lift off you will perform a burpee, an activity that is designed to promote a combination of muscular strength, agility, coordination and endurance. The burpee blends together squats, pushups, and jumping in the air!
Inspire as many students as possible with inspiring and inclusive messages about engineering.
This 12-page guide is for ambassadors, teachers, advisers and anyone delivering engineering activities or talks to groups of young people. With a handy preparation checklist and sections on ‘embedding careers...