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Brian Collins

An Impact! People case study from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

Professor Brian Collins has a very varied, interesting and important role that affects all our lives.

As Chief Scientific Adviser to two Government departments – the Department for Transport and the...

Guide to Examples of Good Quality STEM Placements

Produced for the Department for Education, this resource from Sheffield Hallam University, is designed to help employers, teachers, students and anyone involved in work experience develop strategies for creating good quality placements for young people aged 14–19.

This guide contains examples of good...

In-service Training Pack

This in-service training pack, from the Centre for Science Education, was developed to help subject leaders to make effective use of the Engineering a Better World resources. The aims of the pack are to:

*enable leading teachers to develop their team's experience and expertise when integrating engineering...

Mini Robot Wars

Mini Robot Wars, from the Centre for Science Education, is a set of teaching materials which offer a cross-curricular approach to learning about engineering. Students build a small Robot Wars type robot controlled by an umbilical chord and two forward and reverse switches. The starting point is the TEP Lunar Rover...

Medical Emergencies

Medical Emergencies, from the Centre for Science Education, is a set of teaching materials which offer a cross-curricular approach to learning about engineering. Students design and make a hanging storage device that could, ideally, be folded up to make a rucksack or other carrying device. They have the opportunity...

Solar Detectives

Solar Detectives, from the Centre for Science Education, is a set of teaching materials which offer a cross-curricular approach to learning about engineering. Students build and modify a model solar car and research the science and mathematics underlying the use of solar energy. They have the opportunity to...

Protecting Your Head

Protecting Your Head, from the Centre for Science Education, is a set of teaching materials which offer a cross-curricular approach to learning about engineering. The context for the activities is the design of head protection for snowboarders where the risk of injury is significant but personal image is also...

F1 Challenge

F1 Challenge, from the Centre for Science Education, is a set of teaching materials which offer a cross-curricular approach to learning about engineering. Students build and modify a model F1 car based on ideas used for the F1 in Schools competitions. These ideas can be used as a stand-alone engineering based...

Equality and Diversity

This Teachers TV video shows two secondary schools in Blackburn as they explore STEM careers by encouraging their students to take a hands-on approach to learning.

Witton Park High School takes a workshop for Year Eight girls which aims to make students aware of gender stereotypes and encourage girls into...

Economic Wellbeing

In this Teachers TV programme, staff at Riddlesdown High School in South London are taking steps to encourage students to study science, mathematics and technology.

Students at the school participate in a role play as members of a residents' association. During the activity they discuss a proposal to...

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