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Energy Trilemma Activities

There is a delicate balance between the three main areas of our energy future; security, accessibility and sustainability. This is known as the energy trilemma. How we manage these areas is a tricky task.

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Modelling micro:bit data with the Bitty Data Logger App

The free Bitty Data Logger for Android and Apple devices allows you to capture sensor data from the micro:bit's accelerometers, magnetometers and temperature sensors.  A small file needs to be flashed to the micro:bit to enable bluetooth communication with your mobile device, which will also allow you to calibrate...

Introducing BBC micro:bit to a wider audience

I have recently run a session for retired engineers and computer professional keen to learn about the micro:bit as a very cheap (£15) tool for their own interest and amusement, but also to be able to support colleagues in schools, academies and colleges to make sensible use of them to support cross-curricular STEM...

Engineering chocolate

From EngineeringUK, this engaging poster looks at the food industry engineering careers involved in the production of chocolate. Short descriptions are given for the jobs of: chemical engineer, environmental engineer, packaging engineer and biochemical engineer.

Four lesson activities accompany the poster:...

Harnessing Energy: Activity Sheets

Seven activity sheets produced by the Institute of Physics (IOP) to accompany the MODEL Project's Harnessing Energy video.

Worksheet one takes an overview of the topic. Worksheets two - seven are targeted at specific sections of the video.

Answers to all the worksheet questions are provided in the...

Sounds Good: Activity Sheets

Five activity sheets produced by Institute of Physics (IOP) to accompany the MODEL Project's Sounds Good video.

Worksheet one takes an overview of the topic. Worksheets two - five are targeted at specific sections of the video.

Answers to all the worksheet questions are provided in the Word document...

Cutting Edge Materials: Activity Sheets

Seven activity sheets produced by the Institute of Physics (IOP) to accompany the MODEL Project's Cutting Edge Materials video.

Worksheet one takes an overview of the topic. Worksheets two - seven are targeted at specific sections of the video.

Answers to all the worksheet questions are provided in...

Harnessing Energy: Practicals

Eight practicals produced by the Institute of Physics (IOP) that help students to understand energy transfer and transformation and the use of energy in its various forms.

Accompanied by the Teacher and technicians' guide for both the practicals and activity sheets.

In addition to the guidance...

Bright Sparks: Activity Sheets

Six activity sheets produced by the Institute of Physics (IOP) to accompany the MODEL Project's Bright Sparks video.

Worksheet One takes an overview of the topic. Worksheets Two - Five are targeted at specific sections of the video.

Answers to all the worksheet questions are provided in the Word...

Rocket Science Activities

From NASA, these activities look at the scientific, technological, engineering and mathematical foundations of rocketry to provide exciting classroom opportunities for authentic hands-on experimentation. Rockets have formed the basis of space exploration.

Extensive teachers' notes, guidance and lesson plans...

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