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Product impacts: life cycle analysis

Produced by Practical Action, these materials help students to consider the impacts of a product through its whole life cycle. A presentation describes the concept of lifecycle analysis (LCA) and gives some examples. Students are then challenged to consider the life cycle of familiar products, from raw materials,...

Linking the Properties and Forms of Quadratic Equations C1

In this DfE Standards Unit resource, students identify different forms and properties
of quadratic functions, connect quadratic functions with their graphs and properties, including
intersections with axes, maxima and minima. Students will need to be familiar with the...

Controlling Plant Cell Division to Enhance Biofuel Production

Produced in 2015, these post-16 resources look at how the control of cell division can lead to the production of lignified (woody) tissue. This has direct applications for producing greater quantities of energy rich biofuels. The resources are based on the work being carried out by Dr Ricardo Randall and...

Sustainable Science

This resource looks at types of home insulation, heat loss and calculating pay back time in order to justify choices of insulation. The videos look at materials used in house construction, properties of materials, heat transfer and solar energy. These resources were Supported and funded by National STEM...

Climate Talk

The series of Democs resources are produced by the new economics foundation (nef). Climate talk materials help students to discuss and understand climate change. The materials contain teacher guidance, student activity sheets and information on the issues around climate change. The activity helps students to:...

Animal Experimentation

Produced by the new economics foundation (nef), this resource contains activities that help students to discuss and understand the issues around the use of animals for research. The materials contain teacher guidance, student information and a range of activities that promote discussion and debate. Students...

Climate Change

Produced by the new economics foundation (nef), this resource contains activities that help students to discuss and understand climate change and global warming. The materials contain teacher guidance, student information and a range of activities that promote discussion and debate.

Students consider the...

Vaccination Policy

Produced by the new economics foundation (nef), this resource contains activities to help students to discuss and understand the issues around childhood vaccination programmes. The materials contain teacher guidance, student information and a range of activities that promote discussion and debate.

Students...

Stem Cell Research

Produced by the new economics foundation (nef), this resource contains activities that help students to discuss and understand stem cell research. The materials contain teacher guidance, student information and a range of activities that promote discussion and debate.

Students use the materials to learn...

GM Food

This series of Democs resources are produced by the new economics foundation (nef). GM Food is an acitivity that encourages students to discuss and understand the issues around genetically modified foods. The materials contain teacher guidance, student activity sheets and information sheets.

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