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Keeping hearts pumping

This Mathematics Matters case study, from the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, looks at how mathematics modelling can aid investigations into the circulatory system. Blood-related diseases can seriously harm patients’ quality of life and even lead to death. Many of these diseases are caused by...

Future flight

This is challenge two of the 2016-17 BP Ultimate STEM Challenge competition.  The competition is open to teams of two to four students aged 11 to 14 from across the UK.  Students can win some fantastic prizes, including an invitation to a celebratory...

Rescue rockets

This is Challenge One of the 2016-17  BP Ultimate  STEM Challenge competition.  The competition is open to teams...

Dripping taps

These resources explore the importance of saving water and how students can make small changes that have a big impact.

The collection includes activities suitable for key stages 1 and 2 as well as students in key stage 3 and 4. Each of the resources use the idea of a dripping tap to cover key mathematical...

The apprentice

This Core Maths activity is based on the television programme ‘The Apprentice’ and was written by Core Maths students and their tutor. Examples of student work is also included.

The Apprentice: Guidance

The guide explains how the task was created and introduces the activity, including...

Making a Difference to Professional Practice

The National STEM Learning Centre and Network supports the teaching and learning of science, design and technology, computing, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education in schools and colleges throughout the United Kingdom, from primary level to post-16.

We enable educators and partner organisations to...

STEM Careers Awareness Leaflet

From the Centre for Science Education and the National STEM Learning Centre and Network, this leaflet provides some prompt questions that introduce creative and practical ways of raising STEM careers awareness. There is information on working with partners and also where further resources can be found.

AQA FP1 Matrices 1 Study Plan, Notes and Exercises

MEI Online Resources provide this introduction to Matrices for AQA FP1. Detailed notes covering the manipulation of Matrices and Crucial Points to learn are included, together with study plans for both Heinemann and Oxford textbooks.

Also available are Additional Exercises for students to complete with...

Study Plan, Notes and Exercises

This MEI Online Resources file for Edexcel FP1 provides information on Complex Numbers and Equations. Topics include equating real and imaginary parts, roots of complex numbers and polynomial equations with complex roots. A study plan for Heinemann textbooks is also available, together with crucial points for...

Accessible Spaces

This set of Cre8ate maths activities asks pupils to explore the ways in which their classroom and school can be made wheelchair accessible. If all the activities are attempted, the topic will be an extended one.

Mathematical connections involve making sense of plans and diagrams through interpreting scale...

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