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Sports Technologist

Chris Holmes is a sports technologist for sports equipment manufacturer Adidas. This Department for Education clip is useful in showing students how a career such as this relies on a background of STEM study. Chris describes how he specialises in the development of sports balls. His job is to investigate the best...
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Beat the Flood STEM challenge

In this resource, suitable for Key Stage Two to Three (age 7-14), students use their STEM skills to help them design and build a model of a flood- proof house. Activities to help them with their design include testing materials (for strength and absorbency) and structures. Set on a fictitious island coping with the...
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Squashed tomato STEM challenge

This Practical Action resource presents a fun hands-on and brains-on challenge for Key Stages Two to Five.The problem: In Nepal many farmers living on the mountainside grow fruit and vegetables, including tomatoes. To earn a living they need to sell these at the local market. The problem is getting to market...
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2010 to date

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Stop the spread STEM challenge

Stop the spread is a new STEM challenge for students aged 7 to 16. Highlighting the global issue of infectious disease students design, build and test a model of a hand washing device and produce educational materials for children in Kenya to encourage hand washing. It is accredited for the British Science...
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2010 to date

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Design for a better world

Design for a better world is a design challenge for students aged 11-14 years. It offers students the opportunity to:Learn about the global goals for sustainable development.Access a range of global contexts including water and sanitation, food security and climate action in which to identify a design problem....
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2010 to date

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Scientist Posters

Posters showing famous scientists and engineers, the SI unit that has been named after them and what the unit is a measure of. Includes the following geniuses:Georg OhmAlessandro VoltaAndre-Marie AmpereHeinrich HertzJoseph HenryMichael FaradayIsaac NewtonJames WattJames JouleCharles CoulombWilhelm WeberNikola...
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19 March 2017

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Air Pollution Infographic / Poster

A colourful, simple infographic explaining the questions behind air pollution: what is it? How does it affect us? What can we do about it?Can be printed off to a larger size and used as part of a classroom display.
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09 February 2017

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JIVE Posters

Produced by JIVE (Joint Interventions), this set of information posters are for employers to illustrate how organisations can support and inspire women to enter and progress in Science, Engineering Technology and the Built Environment.
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2000 - 2009

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John Gray

This STEMNET resource introduces John Gray who is a specialist engineer for the BBC. His role is crucial in ensuring that the programme production system used by local radio stations across England works properly.John was at university studying for a degree in Computational Physics when he first worked for the BBC...
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Astrium

This resource, provided by STEMNET, features five inspiring people who developed Bridget, a six-wheeled ExoMars rover. Bridget is a prototype of the vehicle that will be the largest and most sophisticated vehicle ever to visit Mars.Each of the featured scientists describe their role in the space technology...
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