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Architecture Workshops For Primary Schools

Architecture Workshops are hands-on fun educational activities for all Key Stages and abilities. Designed to enhance the national curriculum and to communicate the art and experience of architecture, art, and design.

Architecture Workshops help resource the school curriculum by providing pupils with insight...

AstroPi Code Sheet

Code cheat sheet for the AstroPi HAT add on board

A guide to Ohbot

Ohbot is a new build-it-yourself educational robot which models some of the physical movements of the human head from the neck up.  It can nod and turn its plastic head, open its mouth, turn its eyes and raise its eyebrows - all controlled by servo motors and linkages.  Programming is in a Scratch-based system...

Polymers - free residential courses to improve your understanding and knowledge.

Aimed at Science and D and T professionals these 4 day residential courses take place at Napier, Manchester and London Metropolitan Universities in June and July 2015. A mixture of lectures from leading academics and industry professionals combined with laboratory sessions and visits to polymer processing factories...

1. Electrical Testing

This Association for Science Education (ASE) publication about electrical testing was developed in association with a company called Square D Ltd in Swindon, Wiltshire. At the time of publication Square D was a major manufacturer of electrical equipment, operating more than 75 production and warehousing facilities...

8. Extracting Metals from Scrap

This Association for Science Education (ASE) publication about extracting metals from scrap was developed in association with ECR Ltd. This was a secondary copper refining company which was first established in Birmingham in 1807. Its origins could be traced back to Faraday's work on electroplating. ECR Ltd was...

2. Optical Fibres in School Physics

This Association for Science Education (ASE) publication about optical fibres was developed in association with the General Electric Company (GEC). At the time of publication GEC was the largest manufacturer of electrical and electronic products in the United Kingdom, and was one of the biggest companies in the...

7. Safety in Gas Appliances

This Association for Science Education (ASE) publication about safety in gas appliances was developed in association with the British Gas Corporation. At the time, this was the only gas industry in the world to be involved in every aspect of gas supply.

The booklet contained guidance for teachers and notes...

Special Study: Chemical Engineering

This Nuffield Advanced Chemistry Special Study enabled students to see something of the scope of the field of chemical engineering, and to appreciate its dependence upon chemical principles The objectives were to show:
*that chemical engineers are concerned with the economic production of chemicals.
*that...

10. Electronics of Control Systems

In these experiments students make and test circuits to investigate a range of effects:

Section A: Transforming a d.c. power supply
*Experiment A(i): Step-up voltage regulator
*Experiment A(ii): Step-down voltage regulator
*Experiment A(iii): High current step-down regulator
*...

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