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Student Self-review Sheets

Produced by the Nuffield Foundation these resources offer four options of self-review sheets for students to use as they complete capability and resource tasks. *Reviewing your work in a capability task: Two A4 sheets that can be copied, backed, to form an A5 leaflet for students to complete at key points as they...

Defying Gravity

The 2013 Institute of Physics Schools Lecture - Defying Gravity: Laura Thomas, an independent science communicator with a background in astrophysics, talks about the physics of space flight. She explains how studying physics and mathematics could help towards a career in space. Magnets in space: The astronaut...

Generating Resources

This collection of resources from the Association for Science Education (ASE) and produced by teachers using standard ICT packages, illustrate some of the ways that ICT can be used to enrich existing schemes of work.

A moment to learn: PowerPoint presentations to start and review the concept of moments,...

Fun-Size

These Fun-Size activities, from the Association for Science Education (ASE), are short 5-15 minute tasks that enliven lessons. This resource is part of the SYCD Can we; Should we? collection. The activities range from short games and word plays through to quick demonstrations.

Fun-size is particularly useful...

Function Machines

There are 10 questions on function machines in this Subtangent resource.

Questions increase in difficulty and offer students the opportunity to identify specific problem areas.

The test covers simple inputs and outputs from single and double function machines, as well as requiring students to...

Properties of Numbers

In this Subtangent resource there are 10 questions of increasing difficulty starting with factors and multiples. Square and triangular numbers LCMs and HCFs complete the topics.

Students are given four possible answers to choose from and a calculator is available for some of the questions.

There is an...

Pythagoras' Theorem

This Subtangent test on Pythagoras' theorem gives students the opportunity to practice all aspects of this topic.

Questions begin with simple calculations and progress to problems which are set in context as well as a complex 3-dimensional application.

An on screen calculator with root, square and...

Quadratics 1

This Subtangent test progresses from students identifying quadratic expressions, expanding brackets and factorising expressions to solving quadratic equations.

Students are given four possible answers to choose from and there is an opportunity to review their choices before submitting their final answers....

Assembly: Genetic Engineering

These assembly materials, provided by the Association for Science Education (ASE), considers viewpoints for and against human cloning. The aim is to make students more aware of their need for scientific understanding in the world outside school. Teachers could time the assembly to coincide with classes studying...

Controlled Assessments and Sustainability Issues

From Practical Action, this resource is intended to help students to think about how they can include sustainability throughout their tasks, from specifications, through to evaluation by using an eco-design tool.

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