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False Memory Experiment

This is an interesting experiment that might challenge your view about memory being something like a video recording.  Here participants will "remember" something that they did not experience.  It works really well for children from late primary school onwards.  There are examples on the...
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02 July 2018

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Brain Speed Test

This is something we run in primary schools but it is also fun for older children.You will need a laptop/computer with Internet connection and a tailor's tape measure that is at least as long as the arm length of anyone taking part in this.Instructions are in the attached word document and  there are two...
Publication date:
02 July 2018

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STEM and STEAM for Cartography

Mini Map Makers is creating a Poster for STEM and STEAM for Cartography. How Cartography interacts with the elements! This is working progress and a draft copy will be out soon!
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14 September 2017

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Managing Behaviour for Learning MOOC November 2015: Webinar 1 outputs

Webinar 1 was held at 7.00pm GMT on 10th November 2015. The following links provide access to various outputs:Edited recording (with sub-titles)Livestream chat log (time-ordered)Downloadable recording (this is a 491MB MP4 file - use the streamed edited recording unless you have connectivity problems. Right-click on...
Publication date:
21 June 2017

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Thanks for the Memory

In this activity, students investigate the three main types of memory - sensory, short-term and long-term. An explanation is given for each one and linked to a memory experiment. Students are also given five memory tasks to complete which include looking at factors that affect peoples' memories and ways in which to...
Publication date:
2010 to date

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Psychology - Correlation Study

From the Integrating Mathematical Problem Solving project by Mathematics in Education and Industry (MEI), this activity for post-16 students shows that correlation can be used to measure the strength of a linear relationship. Statistical Inference looks for evidence of what is happening in the population by looking...
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2010 to date

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The Human Machine

This booklet provides a number of practical experiments investigating tissues, organs and organ systems, including how the mind controls the body, psychology and ergonomics. Curriculum links include, respiratory system, circulatory system, behaviour, nervous system. The experiments are: 1. Muscles 2. The...
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1970 - 1979

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Moths, Adaptations and Predators

In order to avoid predators, the caterpillars of some species of moths rest during the day by masquerading as twigs, well-camouflaged and keeping their bodies rigid and still. The aim of the investigation is to determine if caterpillars of the peppered moth show a preferred angle of rest. Students look at a series...
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2000 - 2009

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