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MyKEducation Introduction to basic STEM skills

MyKEducation FOUNDATION STEM PROJECTS FOR STUDENTS AND PROFESSIONAL TEACHER DEVELOPMENT SKILLS We offer after School Club or Holiday Club through partnering schools. MANUAL: Open the full STEM Coordinator's manualhttps://issuu.com/kemafroc/docs/myke_coordinators__manualParents,...
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28 October 2018

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Spaghetti bridges

This activity could be used in Key Stage 2 as a stand-alone activity, as a focused task to develop skills in the use of the glue gun, or as part of a structures project investigating bridges.In this activity, students develop both their skills in using a glue gun and demonstrate their understanding of how structures...
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Modelling linkages

Investigating simple linkages using card models.A mechanism is a device that changes movement in some way. Linkages are a type of mechanism. There are different types of linkage, each of which change movement in different ways.This could be used in Key Stage 2 as a stand-alone activity or as an introduction to a...
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2010 to date

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Moving pictures

In this activity students learn about:- the type of movement generated using a slider and a lever- how a slider and lever allow movement- how to cut and assemble simple mechanisms using card and scissors
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2010 to date

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Understanding ergonomics and anthropometrics

This resource looks at measuring sizes of hands and presenting data.Suggested Learning Outcomes                 To understand what is meant by ergonomics and anthropometrics in design.To be able to give examples of ergonomic design and the...
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2010 to date

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Testing a pulley system

In this resource students are asked to test the operation of pulley systems and calculating their mechanical advantage.Suggested learning outcomes include:To understand what is meant by mechanical advantage.To be able to calculate the mechanical advantage of pulley systems.To perform suitable tests on how a...
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2010 to date

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Modelling pulley systems

This resource investigates modelling and constructing pulley systems designed to lift loads.Suggested learning outcomes include:To be able to recognise and describe the main parts of a pulley system.To understand how a pulley system can reduce the effort needed to lift a load.To model and construct different types of...
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2010 to date

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Methods of obtaining water

This resource looks at designing a treadle pump.Suggested learning outcomes include:To be able to design a treadle pump for people living in a remote village.To understand how social issues impact on the design of a product.To be able to communicate design ideas using sketches, notes and formal drawing techniques....
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Generating electricity

This resources investigates how electrical energy is generated from renewable and non-renewable sources.Suggested learning outcomes include:To know the difference between a renewable and a non-renewable source of energy.To understand how electrical energy is generated from at least one renewable and one non-...
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Designing an ergonomic product

Designers must consider how people will interact with their products and systems. The use of ergonomics and anthropometric data allows them to make sure their products are comfortable and efficient to use.This resource focusses on how ergonomics and anthropometric data can be used to design a product.
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