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Savings and interest

Students calculate interest for one year, then compound interest using a decimal multiplier.

This resource is part of the Nuffield Maths Level 1 Foundation resource collection.

Mobile phone tariffs

Students use an Excel spreadsheet to calculate mobile phone bills. They compare mobile phone tariffs to see which one is the best for someone to use.

This resource is part of the Nuffield Maths Level 1 Foundation resource collection.

Invoices

Students check and complete invoices. Students also work with their own data in spreadsheet simulations of invoices.

This resource is part of the Nuffield Maths Level 1 Foundation resource collection.

Best Buys

Students work out which are the best buys for items sold in different-sized packs at different prices.

This resource is part of the Nuffield Maths Level 1 Foundation resource collection.

Bank Balance

This game gives learners practice in working with money, entering items onto a bank statement and calculating the balance.

This resource is part of the Nuffield Maths Level 1 Foundation resource collection.

Ecology and Simpsons Diversity Index

These activities allow students to model how environmental scientists compare diversity in different ecosystems by using ordinary playing cards as ‘species’ to generate data to calculate Simpson’s Diversity Index. This can be completed in a single lesson. Some students find the concept of species diversity quite...

Emotional robot

A short starter activity for students of all ages. It would make a good introduction to lessons on robotics or artificial intelligence and could spark a discussion on how neural networks might be used to create human-like behaviour. Equally, when discussing HCI design, it might move the debate beyond keyboard and...

3D printing the Gravity Jet Suit

Parts of the turbine engines for the Gravity Jet Suit are made through additive manufacturing, through a type of 3D printing using sintering of powdered metal.  This process is explained in this resource.

Spacecraft structures engineer

This video presents Abbie Hutty, a spacecraft structures engineer who currently works on the X Mars Rover mission. Abbie emphasises the fact that it is a very sociable career, as it requires working with specialists from different departments. Abbie...

Dietitian

Julia is a dietitian for Addenbrookes Hospital, she discusses her role in this video.

Curriculum links include malnutrition, food groups, healthy diet, nutrition

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