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Lighthouse keeper challenge

This challenge provides a STEM activity day in which teams of children work together to design a way of getting lighthouse keepers back to the mainland from a lighthouse based on a small island 200 metres from the nearest land. The design will need to use a zip line to carry the keeper safely across the waves...

Liz Bland: Chartered Civil Engineer

In this Careers4u.tv video, Liz Bland talks about her work as a civil engineer. Liz manages the day-to-day running of construction sites, ordering materials, managing budgets and ensuring that jobs are completed in time. She enjoys problem-solving and finds the work very rewarding. In the video, Liz talks...

Certificates

This resource contains a set of achievement certificates for you to print out and award to children. Certificates are for many different subject areas including: science, mathematics, technology and engineering. There is also a blank certificate to create your own award.

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Aerospace engineer challenge

This challenge provides a STEM activity day in which teams of children work together to design an aeroplane and then construct a transporter to move it to the next stage of development. The aeroplane must be able to fly a good distance and the prototype transporter must be able to carry it at least 3 metres...

Wind power STEM challenge

From Practical Action, this challenge asks students to design a simple wind turbine capable of lifting a cup off the floor to bench height. The winning team will be the one producing a machine that lifts the most weight. The resource includes an instruction sheet, wind turbine images, links to videos and...

Squashed tomato STEM challenge

This Practical Action resource presents a fun hands-on and brains-on challenge for Key Stages Two to Five.

The problem: In Nepal many farmers living on the mountainside grow fruit and vegetables, including tomatoes. To earn a living they need to sell these at the local...

Design a boat

This resource is part of the Polar Explorer Resource Collection https://www.stem.org.uk/polar-explorer-educational-resources.

Water pushes upwards with a force called ‘upthrust’. (You can feel this if you try to...

Powerful practicals toolkit

This toolkit has been produced to help STEM Ambassadors to plan and deliver practical activities for students. It includes guidance, links to useful websites and resources for teachers to use. The toolkit is for both new and experienced STEM Ambassadors and it answers questions they might have about using practical...

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:

Managing Behaviour for Learning MOOC November 2015: Webinar 2 outputs - Edited recording

Webinar 2 was held at 7.00pm GMT on 25th November 2015. The edited recording (sub-titles to be added) can be found here.

(This resource was used to support the free online Managing Behaviour for Learning...

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