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Planetary Scientist

Sheila Kanani is a PhD student at University College London (UCL), and analyses data from a spacecraft currently orbiting Saturn. This Department for Education clip gives students insight into the world of space science.

Sheila describes how her involvement in space science has taken her to Russia, to see...

Radio Producer

Toby Hilder works as a producer at Radio 1. This Department for Education clip illustrates the importance of science and maths qualifications as the basis for careers in music technology.

Toby did maths and all three sciences at A-level before taking a degree. He then obtained a trainee role at the BBC...

Snowboard Designer

Liza Brooks is a snowboard designer. This Department for Education clip illustrates the link between studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects at school with careers in design and manufacture.

Liza describes how her job involves looking at the science that goes into a...

Spacecraft Engineer

Simon Meek is a spacecraft engineer, designing, building and tracking satellites. This Department for Education clip shows how studying science and mathematics open the gateway to interesting careers. Simon studied maths, physics and English at A-level and went on to study for a degree in Physics.

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Future Morph: Client Development Manager

This Future Morph video introduces client development manager Henry Smith who discusses how he uses data analysis techniques he learnt in maths and science in his work. Henry's company has high profile clients and he helps them to understand their customers so that targeted marketing campaigns can be developed. A...

Jake Honour: Apprentice Maintenance Engineer

In this Careers4u.tv video, Jake Honour talks about his apprenticeship in electrical and mechanical engineering. He works for a company that produces packaging and his daily tasks include maintenance, servicing and repair of machinery.

Jake's main priority is to assist a fully qualified engineer in the...

Dance Power

This video, from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), shows how the engineers behind the Watt Nightclub in Rotterdam designed a dance floor which turns the energy created by clubbers on the dance floor into power for the lighting.

The success of the Sustainable Dance Club was due to the...

Shrinking Coin

Produced by the Institute of Physics, this Physics to Go video shows a short demonstration in which a 2p coin is pushed through a hole the size of a 1p coin. It seems impossible but the small hole in 2-dimensions may be stretched in a third dimension to produce a slit that is large enough to allow the larger coin...

A Glimpse of the Future

In this video, from Rolls-Royce, students can see what it is like to work in a company that develops and manufactures high technology products. The video includes comments and descriptions from a group of young people visiting Rolls-Royce.

The video includes sections on: * The manufacture of hollow...

Where Maths Grows on Trees

This Teachers TV video shows how one school in Morocco is using a grove of olive trees planted in their school playground to teach students about mathematics. The students use mathematics as they care for the trees, harvest the oil, visit the camel-driven olive press and sell the resulting oil in their local...

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