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Welcome to the Green Economy - FREE STEM Workshops

Welcome to the Green Economy - funded by Our Bright Future, will engage 700 young people across 70 secondary schools in London and show them how to undertake environmental audits in their schools, they will also learn about the huge range of careers in the green sector. Groundwork will recruit 400 young people onto...
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27 November 2018

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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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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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Classroom Sound Monitor

This cross curricular activity includes science content from Year Four of the primary curriculum. It introduces programming and control, linked to the outside world through sensors - in this case, the computer's built-in microphone or a peripheral microphone. Programs are written using Scratch (online or offline)...
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2010 to date

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Global CREST challenges

Global CREST challenges are based around Practical Action’s work, which uses science and technology to address global issues such as energy, water and food.  They give students a real insight into how science and technology can be used to tackle challenges faced by communities in the developing world, and...
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First steps in using BBC micro:bit for control and physical computing

Since the BBC micro:bit became commercially available last year there is much more information now available about how to access the many features which make the micro:bit such a powerful tool for cross-curricular STEM projects.  This guide is mainly concerned with how to create programs in the Microsoft PXT...
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31 January 2017

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Human vs Hermes

This activity, from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), introduces students to the ethical and moral issues of remote surgery.It is intended that students will be able to:• Understand what remote surgery is• Appreciate that different groups of people may have different views on the nature and benefits...
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Making Shadow Puppets

In this cross curricular activity, children learn about light and shadows by creating shadow puppets which tell the story of a myth or legend. Teacher’s notes provide a step by step guide to creating the shadow puppets, showing how to create moving parts; it also shows how to set up a shadow theatre to tell the story...
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Cantastic!

In this lesson, children learn about how a food can is made in a factory and then use the information to sequence the process. They can then create a cartoon, a booklet or a poster that explains the process. The resource contains background information for teachers and several differentiated versions of the sequencing...
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Race 2 Recycle

This activity aimed at primary learners, links to work explanatory texts and D & T by looking at the processes involved in the production, use and disposal of drinks cans. During the lesson opportunities also arise for discussing the environmental benefits of recycling steel and aluminium and the costs of wasting...
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