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A team game for mimicking bitcoin mining and blockchain environment

Bitcoin (₿) is cryptocurrency, a form of electronic cash. The aim of this group task is to model the process of bitcoin mining and to explain the blockchain environment. The class divides into groups, each member taking a specific role in the bitcoin process: 'puzzle maker', 'mathematical verifier', 'miner' and '...

Techniquest Glyndŵr support for STEM/Science Clubs

 

Techniquest Glyndŵr is able to deliver one-off support or a short series of visits to enhance school based After School Science or STEM Clubs.

 

 

 

Drawing upon its extensive range of educational shows, workshops and its extremely popular...

New Materials and Nanotechnology

Produced in 2015, this resource looks at glass microspheres, which contain radioactive Y-90, and are currently being used to treat liver cancer in humans, where their chemical durability is of prime importance.

This package of materials describes how the glass microspheres are used, and why. It shows how...

FETCH-DECODE-EXECUTE Board Game

This game teaches students how instructions and data move from RAM to the CPU and internally between the various registers and the ALU in order to run a simple program (which takes 2 numbers, adds them and stroes the result in memory).

A-Level students have fed back that it really helped them in the exam...

Environmental and ethical food choices lesson

Environmental and ethical food choices lesson.  Includes; card sort, powerpoint, differentiated worksheets and several video clips on free range vs caged hens. 

All about water!

Various powerpoints and worksheets on the importance of staying hydrated, also looks at dehydration.

What are good and evil?

Philosophy resource on meaning of good and evil

DIY Su Doku

This resource, from the Royal Society of Chemistry, explains the spreadsheet that makes generating chemistry Su Doku puzzles quick and easy. Whenever there is a list of related facts that you want your students to learn, a Su Doku puzzle may be an appropriate tool to help.

This activity is part of a...

Which is the Odd One Out? (Organic)

This resource, from the Royal Society of Chemistry, encourages a rapid consideration of the range of concepts met in organic chemistry. Students need to think laterally in some cases. Prior knowledge of chirality, oxidation level, electrophiles, nucleophiles, bases and π bonds is required. The activity is aimed at...

Obesity

From the Wellcome Trust, this issue of the 'Big Picture' series reviews the causes, health consequences, and personal and social impact of obesity, and how it might be tackled. How is body weight controlled?

Why is the incidence of obesity increasing? What is the impact on people and society? What can be...

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