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This resource, from the Royal Society of Chemistry, is about protecting astronauts from the effects of harmful UV light.
Students can experiment with different materials to discover which blocks UV light the best and can...
Presentation on science of lightsabers and comparing them to lasers and plasma torches. Looking at uses of lasers. Experiments on light and colours
Interactive presentations looking at science of superheroes relating to materials science. Materials investigations to choose material for spiderman's web, prison for Magneto etc.
Notes for talking about materials, instructons sheet and table to complete for materials investigations
Take a look at the summary evidence behind the use of palm oil, a fat tax and biofuels and debate the pros and cons.
What's In My Tray? is a collection of free practical resources from Gratnells Learning Rooms covering science, outdoor learning, STEM and more.
The What's In My Tray? actviities support and enable curriculum-based practical work both inside and outside of the classroom.
To access more then 100 free...
This STEM Learning magazine aimed at all primary teachers contains articles devoted to teaching science, mathematics, design and technology and computing at primary level. Articles include:
- What does primary STEM look like?
- Taking the next step in coding
- Could the...
Mathematics Subject Specialist, Michael Anderson, discusses the questions the Principia mission poses, as well as the range of support materials available to teachers as Tim Peake returns to Earth from the International Space Station.
Gill Collinson, Head of Centre, National STEM Learning Centre and Network...
This project, exploring basic encryption, is a useful introduction to data security as well as iterating through strings to manipulate them. The program create a ‘substitution cipher’, one of the most basic forms of encryption. It also demonstrates that, for more complex chained commands, Scratch becomes rather...
This activity is an introduction to writing programs that can handle errors. It also helps students to understand number bases, by guiding them through the writing of a ‘base converter’ program.