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This is an exercise with complex spreadsheets and mail-merged documents. It is based on an actual implementation in a vaut with over 1500 boxes of different sizes.
The simplified example uses nine boxes of three different sizes, each has the price for annual box rental.
Also recorded are the renters'...
Make a spectroscope from recycled materials.
A practical challenge for pupils based on a Design Council finalist project carried out by a 17 year-old.
The project includes the need for the pupils to provide a full report on their work.
An exercise in sustainability using recucled materials. Developed by STEM Coventry and IET Coventry and Warwickshire.
Pupils are asked to think of
- sustainability, which products can be re-cycled,?
- what would happen if nobody collected the waste?
- what happened to the glass makers...
Towers and Bridges with Marshmallows and straws or Jelly Beans and cocktail sticks
Tinkering creates a bridging point between a learner’s personal interests and experiences and a broad range of possible learning outcomes. It offers valuable opportunities to engage all students in STEM and fosters a more inclusive STEM education. In this way, it is very much aligned with a Science Capital Teaching...
Ten kits of a pupil challenge, nuts and bolts provided but you need recycled paper. Kits are available in Coventry and Warwickshire or by arrangeent. Slides available for download free.
There are separate slides for Secondary who are expected to create budgets for their designs, and for primary.
Ten kits of a pupil challenge to design nd make a roman catapult made from paper, nuts and bolts. Kits are available in Coventry and Warwickshire or by arrangeent. Slides available for download free.
These images, from NASA, show crafts that have been used in the surface exploration of Mars. They illustrate space exploration including the Mars Viking lander which looked for signs of life on Mars.
This activity, from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, follows the format of a ‘Dragon’s Den’ competition. It aims develop student’s understanding of responsible product development and how the principles of the circular economy can be applied to current business practice. Case studies of existing products are...