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This Grand Challenge set of resources focuses on atmospheric pollution and the production of zero emission vehicles. The Level 1 materials are ideal for 11-14 year old students and includes ways to study lichens as a pollution indicator and measure particulate pollution. It then moves on to allow students to...
Do arm exercises with balls of different weights as if you are in different gravitational conditions. Use medicine balls to strengthen your arms and torso muscles and improve your co-ordination. See how your strength improves over time.
Complete an agility course to improve movement skills, co-ordination, and speed. Record your speed and see if you can get faster with practise.
Try to cycle as far as you can on static exercise bikes. Cycle to school or in your free time and record the distances.
Perform somersaults on a mat. Then perform more advance somersaults through a hula hoop. See how many somersaults you can complete. Remember to do the exercise well rather than fast.
Aim to increase your walking distance to 6.2 miles, or 10 km the equivalent of the NASA Base Station Walk-Back limit. Try skipping, cycling or running instead. How far can you cycle and still comfortably get back to base? How far did you walk, cycle, skip or run?
Why not add space-style burpees to your astronaut training programmes? In Peake Lift off you will perform a burpee, an activity that is designed to promote a combination of muscular strength, agility, coordination and endurance. The burpee blends together squats, pushups, and jumping in the air!
Teaching practical primary science gives pupils the chance to explore in a hands-on way, asking questions, testing their ideas and in turn developing a greater understanding of the world around them. The...
If you don’t evaluate the types of learning occurring in your classroom and adapt to your planning to ensure that all types are covered on a regular basis, then are children learning as effectively as they can?
Task: identify and reflect
15 minute CPD - check understanding and identify...
In our previous bitesize CPD task we introduced the reasons for practical work in science.
Task: discuss with colleagues
15 minute CPD - discussion and share...