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4 Qualities of an Effective Study Plan

4 Qualities of an Effective Study Plan

The fact that you are creating a study plan is a strong first step in effectively preparing for your classes. Without a plan, you're left to study haphazardly, focusing on different topics as they come to mind. While a plan itself can help you remain...

Seeing The Unseen - Radar. Practical, active group activity to discover how basic maths and physics help engineers to "see the unseen"

Group activity involving volunteers moving around a teaching space and using time, distance and speed measurements to locate a student taking on the role of an aircraft. 

Supports the use of Speed = Distance / Time and also the concept of radio waves travelling through space, giving practical meaning to...

North Sea Rocks

The resource available consists of the following items:

RESINATED CORE SLABS (15m)

This is material that has been cut...

Thinkertoys

In hindsight, every great idea seems obvious. But how can you be the person who comes up with those ideas? 
In this revised and expanded edition of his groundbreaking ...

Rockets, Orbits and Newton

You may be interested in Rocket Science but... can you guide a Rocket into orbit? 

 

Drawing for science, invention & discovery

This book is aimed at all the scientists, mathematicians, engineers and pioneers who understand the value of creative thinking in their field. It identifies some of the key cognitive processes that...

STEM Ambassador events and volunteering

An updated calendar of events for STEM Volunteers. Most events are practical and involve mentoring a small team of young people through an engineering challenge leading to a performed test or display of the engineering. Resources and activities explore maritime, construction and aviation. Projects delve into...

Microscopy

Simon Quinnell demonstrates how to use a microscope and how to focus an image.

Gold award: investigate the properties of materials used for saucepans

Students investigate the properties of materials used for cooking utensils in order to collect quantitative data.  For example, if testing for thermal conductivity they should gain a value for the rate at which heat flows through a cross-sectional area of material.  Students should also find out if there are any...

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