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Gravity - STEM Resources

Here is a suite of downloadable resources to inspire pupils or support teachers using the concepts and technology behind the innovative Gravity Jet Suit.

Publication date:
18 March 2019

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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...

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2010 to date

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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!

Publication date:
14 September 2017

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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...

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2010 to date

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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 block...

Publication date:
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...

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2010 to date

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Where Does Food Come From?

In this activity, aimed at Early Years children find out if a food comes from a plant or an animal. Using a selection of foods and food packaging they name each food and say where it originates from. Children are then asked to sort cards into food from plants or animals then match the food cards to their sources....

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2000 - 2009

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What Foods Are in Season?

In this activity, aimed at Early Years Foundation Stage children learn about the seasons and the different fruit and vegetables which are ready to eat at different times of the year.

Children discuss the seasons thinking about: the things that may be observed in each, the clothes worn and activities that...

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2000 - 2009

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