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Students Who Fiddle With Objects

In this video from Osiris Educational Bill Rodgers discusses his experience of doodling in class as a pupil, and how best to deal with pupils who are distracted by objects in lessons.

Arrogant Lateness

Leading behaviour expert Bill Rogers describes some reliable techniques to address lateness and to minimise its impact.

Retaining and developing the teaching workforce

This report examines whether the Department for Education is supporting the schools sector effectively to retain and develop the teaching workforce.

Rocket science: final report

In the summer of 2016, six hundred thousand children became space biologists as they began a 35 day experiment to sow and grow rocket seeds that had spent six months on board the International Space Station.

This report tells of the journey these young people...

Solar System: Images of Individual Planets

From NASA, these high resolution images show separately the planets of our solar system. Images in this resource include: Sun, Earth, Moon, Mars, Venus, Neptune, Mercury, Saturn, Jupiter, Uranus and the dwarf planet Pluto.

Thinking like an engineer: implications for the education system

This report, from the Royal Academy of Engineering, offers fresh insights into the ways engineers think. It suggests ways in which the education system might be redesigned to develop engineers more effectively and makes suggestions as to how the wider public might become engaged with these issues. The report...

Space bugs

This animation explains how studies using microgravity on Earth can be used to investigate how bacteria would survive and multiply in space.  The animation is part of the 60 Second Adventures in Microgravity and is narrated by David Mitchell.

Bed rest

This animation explains how bed rest studies can simulate the effects of microgravity on the human body.  In this way, scientists can study a larger group of people than just the astronauts that we send into space.  The animation is part of the 60 Second Adventures in Microgravity and is narrated by David...

The vomit comet

This animation explains how we can use microgravity, using parabolic flights on aircraft, to test how particles come together.  This allows scientists to study how planets may have formed in the early solar system.  The animation is part of the 60 Second Adventures in Microgravity and is narrated by David...

What is microgravity?

This animation explains what microgravity is and how scientists can achieve these conditions on Earth.  The animation is part of the 60 Second Adventures in Microgravity and is narrated by David Mitchell. 

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