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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
A practical challenge for pupils based on a Design Council finalist project carried out by a 17 year-old.
The project includes the need for the pupils to provide a full report on their work.
These images, from NASA, show crafts that have been used in the surface exploration of Mars. They illustrate space exploration including the Mars Viking lander which looked for signs of life on Mars.
This book on cosmology, from the Royal Astronomical Society, provides a good primer for those teaching A-level physics courses or GCSE Astronomy.
The resource begins by introducing the history of measurements in cosmology, from Aristotle to Galileo and Newton. It gives brief explanations of:
A podcast from the Planet Earth Online collection and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). As the map of Earth's gravity – as revealed by the European Space Agency's (ESA) sleek GOCE satellite – comes into sharper focus, Richard Hollingham speaks to a researcher who tells us what early results from the...
A case study produced by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). More accurate global weather forecasts and a better understanding of climate change are in prospect thanks to a breakthrough by electrical engineers at Queen’s University Belfast.
The team has developed a high...
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...
Produced in 2015, this resource looks at Human survival in a closed system on Mars.
Student activities include:
• Identify the basic requirements for Human life on Earth
• Understand the concept of a closed system and understand why the Earth, a space craft and Mars are all closed systems and...