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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...
This booklet provides useful information on a variety of routes into a career in cancer research including the fields of mathematics, computer science, chemistry, biochemistry, physics, medicine and non-research roles.
A case study produced by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). Researchers from the EPSRC-funded Nanoscale Physics Research Laboratory (NPRL) at the University of Birmingham, have developed a nanoscale device which can diagnose prostate cancer with more accuracy than current tests....
UTOPIAE presents two...
Experiments on Coralline Algae as a Model to Examine the Effects of Climate Change and Environmental Variation
There are teacher notes and student materials which describe the research into the potential effects of climate change on a Coralline algae species. Curriculum links include biodiversity, sampling techniques, student t test, Simpson’s Index, photosynthesis, climate change, ecology, ecosystems, adaptation,...
This audit of space related educational material was commissioned by the UK Space Agency and the ESERO-UK, in support of their future education campaigns. This report summarises the findings of the Space Education Resources Review that took place between November 2017 and April 2018. The report is divided into...
The MarsQuake project provides a set of teaching resources and classroom activities that can use real data and images sent back from the 2018 NASA InSight mission to Mars.
Aimed at 11–18 year-olds (KS 3, 4 and 5), these activities include modelling and locating meteorite impacts, or marsquakes, which will...
In this session children use their senses to look, listen and touch their way around their outdoor space - encouraging a sense of curiosity that could lead to adventures and imaginative play.
This lesson enables students to:
- Treat animals in the environment with care and sensitivity
A set of posters with useful key facts which could be used in a marketplace activity on immunity.
- cancer immunotherapy
- primary immunodeficiency
- secondary immunodeficiency
- rheumatoid arthritis
'Geologists are among the busiest and happiest of mankind.
What is it that they find so fascinating and exhilarating?'
(Prof HL Hawkins)
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