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Green Racer (14-16)

This resources, from Siemens, looks at how an electric car works, the components of the system and the function of each component. Students research the charge and discharge cycles of a battery-powered device and consider the advantages and disadvantages of battery power. They look at what is meant by the capacity of...
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2010 to date

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Here Comes the Sun (14-16)

In this activity, from Siemens, students investigate how a petro-generator and photovoltaic cells work and identify their relative advantages and disadvantages. They then identify key factors about each system including initial cost, running cost, space requirements, waste products and power output, and use these...
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STEM and STEAM for Cartography

Mini Map Makers is creating a Poster for STEM and STEAM for Cartography. How Cartography interacts with the elements! This is working progress and a draft copy will be out soon!
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14 September 2017

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Flood Defence

Students work in teams to design and make a prototype device that can design and make a prototype of a simple device (to be sold in stores like B&Q) that will allow homeowners to remove water from their house during periods of flooding.In this challenge the device will have to move 100ml of water from one position...
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2010 to date

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Managing Behaviour for Learning MOOC November 2015: Webinar 1 outputs

Webinar 1 was held at 7.00pm GMT on 10th November 2015. The following links provide access to various outputs:Edited recording (with sub-titles)Livestream chat log (time-ordered)Downloadable recording (this is a 491MB MP4 file - use the streamed edited recording unless you have connectivity problems. Right-click on...
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21 June 2017

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Careers Examples and Options

These two Future Morph resources aim to show students that there is a wide choice of options open to those who study sciences and mathematics. The resources consist of:Career examples listThe list covers six areas of science:* Living things* Environmental science* Energy and motion* Natural and man-made materials*...
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2000 - 2009

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Becoming a STEM Enthusiast

These activities have been developed for the National HE STEM Programme to be used in conjunction with the video resources found in this collection.Activities for staff developers contains activities aimed at Higher Education staff developers. The first activity outlines uses of the STEM teaching toolkit whilst...
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2010 to date

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Spectroscopy in a Suitcase

This outreach programme aimed to build upon good practice from the Royal Society of Chemistry's (RSC) project Chemistry for our Future, and to develop new activities which could then be used with the RSC’s Spectroscopy in a Suitcase (SIAS) equipment. It explored appropriate contexts which may appeal to students with a...
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2010 to date

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Tool Holder Design

This activity, from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), requires students to design a magnetic tool holder for a robot surgeon.It is intended that students will:• Appreciate the potential of surgical robots• Understand how simple scientific principles can be used in sophisticated applications•...
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2010 to date

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Tool Holder Testing

This activity, from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), requires students to compete to make the strongest electromagnetic tool holder for a surgeon's robotic arm.It is intended that students will be able to:• Design the optimal electromagnet given constraints• Consider the factors involved in...
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