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Inside STEM Careers: cloning endangered plants

Produced by Science & Plants for Schools (SAPS), these materials look at the work of conservation biotechnologist, Jonathan Kendon. Through investigating the effects of human activity on the environment, students gain a greater understanding of the career opportunities available in ecology and plant biology....

British Science Week 2016 Home Science Booklet

Short booklet suitable for pupils from Reception - Year 6, encouraging children to engage in simple Science activities at home. This one has specific details about local events around Leeds, but can be easily edited to put in your own local events.

Making a Start

This booklet, the Mathematics Centre at the University of Chichester, is about beginnings. Here teachers and students are tackling unfamiliar interactions as the students are playing games, investigating, discussing and problem solving. The contributing teachers all met initially as members of courses run by the...

Mathematics with Eight and Nine Year Olds

This booklet, from the Mathematics Centre at the University of Chichester, contains accounts of how some students aged eight and nine became involved in starting to carry out some of their own mathematical explorations. The accounts focus on the first hour or so of five different sessions.

A range of...

Teachers Evaluating and Assessing Mathematics (TEAM): Section 4 - Getting Started

This section of the Teachers Evaluating and Assessing Mathematics (TEAM) project, produced by the Mathematics Centre at the University of Chichester, contains ideas, approaches, lists of useful resources and teachers' comments about their personal experiences. The aim is to develop a whole approach and attitude to...

Sources of Mathematical Discovery

This resource, published at a time when teachers had become aware of the tremendous need for motivational topics in mathematics, gives students an appreciation of, and insight into, mathematics and helps adopt an experimental attitude to the teaching and learning of the subject. The book contains ten units.

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Investigations in Mathematics

This resource provides a wealth of ideas and inspiration for teachers looking to enrich the curriculum with investigative mathematics. There is a mix of examples drawing out the mathematics from a wide range of everyday objects and activities. The activities are split into six units.

  1. In Search of...

Science for Children with Learning Difficulties

The Learning Through Science guide on Science for Children with Learning Difficulties was written for teachers of children in the age range 8 to 13 who are unable to manage learning tasks which are successfully completed by most of their peers. This followed the recommendation in the Warnock Committee report of...

Problems for the Early Secondary Years

These four sets of problems, from the Nuffield Mathematics Project, have been designed for young secondary-school students. It was hoped that teachers would find them useful in conjunction with the main work described in the teachers' guides. The majority of the problems are investigative. It was felt that the...

Pure Investigations

These two books from the Shell centre focus on the pure investigations. The pure investigation tasks are, perhaps, rather different from the other two main types of extended task, those of a practical nature and those of an applied nature, in the sense that they allow students to seek out the pattern and beauty of...

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