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Seeing Temperatures

This activity allows students to investigate how images are produced from data streams by using first a spreadsheet and then an image-processing program. They then go on to see how the usefulness of such a monochromatic image may be enhanced by using lookup tables and calibration. The materials used focus on the...

How Old?

Using the data from CensusAtSchool 2006/2007, this data analysis resource looks at trends in life expectancy in populations. Students consider both the primary data collected from CensusAtSchool and secondary data about life expectancy and major causes of death. A plenary asks students to consider what they have...

Prizes for STEM based primary school competitions based in and around Glasgow, Scotland

As part of The IET Scotland South West committee, we have available a small fund available to either provide small prizes or material to enable STEM investigations / competitions to be held in and around Glasgow.

The aim is to promote STEM competitions in primary school to highlight to young people the...

Satellite Telemetry Interpretation

As part of the FUNcube STEM satellite outreach programme we have developer a student and teachers pack showing how to interpret rea data from graphs.

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Cell structure quiz

A detailed diagram of a cell and organelles for students to label with the name of the structure and its function.    Structures include rough and smooth endoplasmic reticulum, vacuole, ribosome, Golgi apparatus, cell wall, nucleus, chloroplast and mitochondrion.


Defying Gravity

The 2013 Institute of Physics Schools Lecture - Defying Gravity: Laura Thomas, an independent science communicator with a background in astrophysics, talks about the physics of space flight. She explains how studying physics and mathematics could help towards a career in space. Magnets in space: The astronaut...

Biozone quiz: genetics

This quiz reinforces the definitions of key terms in genetics, including polymerase chain reaction (PCR), types of mutation, DNA ligation, DNA amplification, gel electrophoresis, stem cells, recombinant DNA, vectors, restriction enzymes.

Biozone quiz: transport across membranes

This quiz reinforces students use of key terms, including phospholipid bilayer, osmosis, active transport, transmembrane protein, ion pump, facilitated diffusion, endocytosis and fluid mosaic model.

Biozone quiz: enzymes

A crossword covering enzyme action, inhibition, and activation energy.

Biozone biology quiz 4

This quiz reinforces the meaning of key words in the topic of biodiversity and ecosystems, including allopatric speciation, binomial nomenclature, bioinformatics, conservation, reporductive isolation and diversity indices.


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