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What do you want to know about biodiversity loss?

These evidence-based, question and answer style classroom resources can be used to engage students of all ages...

What do you want to know about climate change?

These evidence-based, question and answer style classroom resources can be used to engage students in the climate...

Global project ideas

Global project ideas 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 how they can...

Principles and Big Ideas of Science Education

This report, edited by Wynne Harlen in 2009, sets out the principles that should underpin the science education of all students throughout their schooling. It argues that students should be helped to develop ‘big ideas’ of science and about science that will enable them to understand the scientific aspects of the...

STEM Careers Report for Teachers

This report looks at developing classroom teaching to enhance students’ learning of the STEM subjects and improve the uptake of STEM careers.

Teachers and employers taking part in the Ingenious Project prepared, either jointly, or separately, 35 classroom activities whose purpose was to place learning within...

10 years of impact on teachers, pupils and schools - lessons in excellent science education

This Impact Summary, published in 2015, showed how for the previous ten years the National Science Learning Network had provided teachers, technicians and other educators with high impact, subject-specific professional development in science and other STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and mathematics...

National STEM Learning Network: regional programme - evaluation report 2015-2016

In 2015-16, the regional Network has been found to have sustained a strong upward trajectory in the amount of CPD that it is delivering, increasing its level of CPD delivery by 45% compared to 2014-15, and surpassing the levels of CPD delivery achieved in previous years.  

The Network has also forged new...

STEM careers toolkit: secondary school student survey

 

This student survey can be used to measure student attitudes towards the STEM subjects and their interest in careers in the STEM sector.

It is also a useful 'before and after' tool for measuring the impact of activities such as off-timetable days or STEM...

Molecules From the Past *suitable for home teaching*

A Catalyst article looking at how modern archaeology uses analytical chemical techniques to answer questions about ancient civilisations and animals. Scientists working at the University of Bristol match compounds present in archaeological materials to those in modern plants and animals which were likely to have...

The Chemistry of the Noble Gases *suitable for home teaching*

This Catalyst article looks at the noble gases (Group 0 or 8 in the periodic table) which are almost inert. This article shows how they were discovered through the use of fractional distillation and looks at their chemical and physical properties.

This article is from Catalyst: GCSE Science Review 2011,...

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