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Roboteers in Residence: an Evaluation for the BBC

Modelled on Artists in Residence and Poets in Residence, Roboteers in Residence was a National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA) funded pilot project in which Expert Roboteers planned 30 one-day workshops in further education colleges across the UK. The aim of the project was to:

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Design and Technology in a Knowledge Economy

This paper, published by the Engineering Council in 2001, sets out the importance of design and technology education and the contribution it makes to the school curriculum. Design subjects play a role in developing innovative thinking and practices, and the skills needed in a knowledge economy. The aims of this...

E-scape Portfolio Assessments: Reports

The E-scape project was an electronic assessment system that was based on students designing and prototyping new products by working entirely digitally. The expectation was that this form of assessment would encourage new forms of thinking in the students, enrich the designing process and make the assessment...

The Great E-scape

This resource contains a video interview with Professor Richard Kimbell, of the Technology Education Unit (TERU) at Goldsmith College, describing the reasons for and the process of creating the E-scape electronic assessment system. The aim was to transform the way teachers create, manage and assess learning....

Assessing Design Innovation: Report

This paper, produced by the Technology Education Research Unit (TERU) at Goldsmiths College, University of London, reports the findings of an assessment of design and technology teaching in primary and secondary schools. A focus of the report was on assessment of design and technology subjects at all stages and...

Air and Atmosphere

The sixteen practical activities in this resource provide an introduction to the properties of air and gases through an investigative and problem solving approach. The experiments can be carried out in any order and integrated into an existing scheme of work, and are ideal as part of a circus of activities around...

Bubbles

The ten practical activities in this resource use bubbles as a context for developing investigation skills, such as planning, the control of variables and data analysis. The experiments can be carried out in any order and integrated into an existing scheme of work, and are ideal as part of a circus of activities...

Change

This resource introduces the idea of change initially through observation of everyday life situations leading to more scientific descriptions of change, including physical and chemical changes. The booklet is divided into three sections:

[b]Section 1:[/b]
• Teacher demonstrations including a...

Changing Earth

The practical activities in this resource provide an introduction to earth science through an investigative and problem solving approach. The experiments can be carried out in any order and integrated into an existing scheme of work, and are ideal as part of a circus of activities around the classroom. The...

Colour

The practical activities in this resource explore colour through across a range of contexts. The experiments can be carried out in any order and integrated into an existing scheme of work, and are ideal as part of a circus of activities around the classroom.

[b]Our colourful world[/b] - an introductory...

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