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Chris Holmes is a sports technologist for sports equipment manufacturer Adidas. This Department for Education clip is useful in showing students how a career such as this relies on a background of STEM study. Chris describes how he specialises in the development of sports balls. His job is to investigate the best...
The aim of this activity is for students to use tiddlywinks to represent sections of jumping genes, which they then flick onto a poster which is representative of a section of the human genome. Where their "gene" lands either will or will not disrupt the gene and may then cause disease. An accompanying PowerPoint...
From the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), the 'Big questions, big experiment' wall chart describes the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN. It looks at the "big questions" about our Universe that scientists are trying to answer, and how the amazing LHC will help them to do so. The 'Tunnel to the...
This is an exercise with complex spreadsheets and mail-merged documents. It is based on an actual implementation in a vaut with over 1500 boxes of different sizes.
The simplified example uses nine boxes of three different sizes, each has the price for annual box rental.
Also recorded are the renters'...
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.
The Big Telescopes poster links ground and space based telescopes with the parts of the electromagnetic spectrum that they are observing and their locations on Earth or in space.
The poster explains how larger telescopes allow scientists to learn more about the early universe and map our own galaxy with...
From Practical Action, this 1-2 hour class activity uses the supply of energy for an island community to help students to understand renewable energy options.