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Python

This series of three lessons introduces Python programming to students in secondary school.

The lesson objectives include:

*Creating simple code including the input and print scripts

*Using "If statements" to make a decision

*Using the random function in programs

Detailed lesson...

Secondary Design and Technology Introductory Challange - Airdrop Relief

A team working introductory design and technology activity for secondary students aged 11-16 working in small teams. The activity takes between 60-90 minutes to complete.

Activity Theme: Parachutes

STEM Links: Forces, Resistance, Design, Structural Aerodynamics,...

HPQ for N5 chemistry

A set of HPQ based on the areas my S4 find tricky in N5 chemistry or where I am not convinced they all understand to the depth required. 2nd slide is a quick note to teachers to say that some questions have 1 correct answer, others more than 1 and some are just intended to promote discussion. Please feel free to...

Step 3.11 Hinge-Point Question Peer-Review Checklist

Eight point checklist to support the peer review process of hinge-point questions. (This resource was used to support the free online Assessment for Learning in STEM Teaching...

Classroom Talk - Banishing the Quiet Classroom

Article by Chris Harrison Published in Education Review, 19.2. pp.67-77

(This resource was used to support the free online Assessment for Learning in STEM Teaching course...

Teacher Questioning in Science Classrooms

Christine Chin 

JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN SCIENCE TEACHING VOL. 44, NO. 6, PP. 815–843 (2007) 

(This resource was used to support the free online ...

Peer Reviewing Hinge-Point Questions: Exemplars

To support you in writing your feedback we have provided three example responses to Step 3.8, with feedback. Take account of the examples when you provide your own feedback, but at the same time, don’t treat these as “model peer reviews”. You may also find it useful to remind yourself with the quizzes in Steps 3.3...

APU Science Report for Teachers 10: Metals at Age 15

This APU report for teachers focuses on the performance of students aged 15 in a range of test questions concerning metals. This subject was chosen since metals are the commonest examples of elements which students meet in their everyday lives. Questions reported were drawn from the pool used in APU surveys,...

APU Science Report for Teachers 7: Electricity at Age 15

This APU report for teachers focuses on the performance of students aged 15 in a range of test questions concerning electricity. It presents the findings in a sequence in which it suggests that different activities are generally encountered by students. An experimentally-based course would, in the first three years...

APU Science Report for Teachers 2: Science Assessment Framework at Age 13 and 15

This APU Science report for teachers sets out the view of science that underpinned decisions about what to assess in the surveys of students at ages 13 and 15. The view led to attention being focused on activities associated with solving problems scientifically. These activities were expressed in the assessment...

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