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Students examine the sugar content of potatoes in relation to emerging interest in the carcinogen acrylamide produced when potatoes are cooked at high temperatures. Employing cutting-edge techniques to genetically modify E. coli bacteria, they will insert the jellyfish gfp gene to make the...
This booklet illustrates ten case studies of civil engineers describing their career paths and options within civil engineering. The publication is aimed at school students to inspire and interest them in engineering careers and to emphasise the value of STEM subjects.
This edition of the magazine focuses on the new approach to GCSE food preparation and nutrition as well as the changes to A-level mathematics and computing. Paul Browning, Senior Project Consultant, is decoding the world of MOOCs and presenting the benefits of...
In this revision tutorial students create a new game that features bouncing balls. They revisit class and field structures, modifying images and using constructors to add new balls as well as exploring using methods to change parameters.
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This video discusses these 13 misconceptions, including:
Global warming is not happening so it was renamed climate change
The globe is not warming
In the past, scientists warned of global cooling
The Earth is cooling
Arctic sea ice is increasing
The Sun is...
This resource presents some real seismic data recorded before a volcanic eruption and allows students to locate some of the resulting earthquakes by use of graphs and maps.
Curriculum links include waves, longitudinal and transverse waves, S waves, P waves, disaster relief, earthquake detection
Lipids are essential components of membranes and even communication.
This resource consists of two starter activities, the Cyber Security Diamond asks students to take 9 statements relating to Cyber Security and rank them (in a diamond layout) from most to least important. The Social Engineering Activity contains four definitions of types of social engineering activity and asks...
Published by the Wellcome Trust, the ‘Big Picture’ explores issues around biology and medicine.
This resource includes videos, activities, articles and a poster covering aspects of cell biology for post-16 students. The aspects of cell biology covered include: cell structure, cell signalling, cell...
Employability Skills are often based on knowledge, technical skills and attitude – skills which employers greatly value in their employees.
This poster from STEM Learning highlights the 10 main skills that employers value. The accompanying guidance notes show you how to use the poster as...