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This easy to read Tomorrow’s Engineers guide helps parents and carers understand more about engineering careers and routes into engineering, providing tips on how to recognise and encourage their child’s engineering talent.
In this resource students are required to use moving averages to investigate evidence for trends in local temperature change. There are links to the very real political and scientific debates regarding the question of climate change.
Climate Change Overview This brief overview makes...
In this activity students examine the Olympic 100m winning times from 1928 to 2012. Both men's and women's times show an improvement. The challenge is how to show that there is an improving trend and to show which times show the most improvement. Scatter graphs, regression and the Least Squares Regression Line are...
In this Core Maths activity students are asked to play a ‘ladder game’ in order to improve decision making and explore probability theory.
Fitting Numbers: Overview
This teacher guidance contains a range of information including prior student knowledge, suggested approaches and possible...
This is a series of interactive excel sheets that look at histograms.
The first sheet contains a histogram displaying a summary of time spent travelling to work. A new set of data can be generated at the click of a button. Alongside the graph tables calculating class width and frequency density can be...
How to send secret messages to your friends.
Contains full teacher instructions. Uses Basic programming language.
Pupils shoud have completed the Introduction To Computer Programming
An exercise to compute whole nu,mber Pythagorean triangles.
The project uses the Basic programming language.
Pupils should have completed the exercise Introduction To Computer Programming
Card Tricks. Ten kits of a pupil challenge to discover how two card tricks work. Kits are available in Coventry and Warwickshire or by arrangeent. Slides available for download free.
Two card tricks that requrie maths to explain. Even primary school pupils understood the algebra!
This STEMNET resource describes the background and career of STEM Ambassador Vicki Hodges, an Attitude and Orbit Control Systems engineer working on a project to develop an unmanned spacecraft.
Having joined the Astrium graduate scheme, Vicki has moved around the company and gained experience in a variety of...