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Smart Materials and Metal Foams

This is a set of resources that can be used to introduce Smart Materials and Metal Foams.

It contains an overview of shape memory alloys / polymers, electrochromic glass, piezoelectric transducers and actuators - with questions at the end.

What is Engineering - Assembly Powerpoint

This is a resource I have used with KS3 to explain what engineering is and provide examples of what engineers do. Useful as a starting point if you are about to start an engineering activity or engagement week.

NE600 Using technology to enhance practical work in science

Supporting resources for the online CPD course for science technicians: NE600 Using technology to enhance practical work in science.

 

Women in Science - a historical perspective

This is an article which I wrote and was published by the Royal Society of Chemistry on their website. It addresses gender equality by describing the amazing achievements of women who pursued careers in science despite many obstacles which they had to overcome.

My article challenges the stereotype that...

STEM for Greenpower Racing

This resource shows how the topics students study at A Level are used to understand and improve the performance of their Greenpower car, and is the key learning outcome.

NE711 Introducing assessment for learning supporting resources

The following resources support the online CPD course Introducing assessment for learning. This course is available via FutureLearn.

Why choose Biomedical Science?

Information for anyone considering a career in Biomedical Science from the Institute of Biomedical Science.

https://careers.ibms.org/students/why-choose-biomedical-science/

 

Virtual STEM Careers Fair 2019

At Springpod, we are transforming the way employers and students interact. The STEM Virtual Careers Fair is part of our continued commitment to encourage top employers from the world of Science, Technology and Engineering to engage with talented...

Get Girls into STEM, Tips for Careers Leaders

A few months back, we took to the keyboard to write a blog post on tips and resources for schools to help encourage girls into the world of science, technology, engineering and maths. The blog post kind of hit it off online, so in the interest of the people we have written a bigger, bolder...

Drugs on Trial

This powerpoint is suitible to support a discussion-led class on the topic of drugs, smoking and alcohol. Looking at the topic from a different point of view, the main activity looks at diferent kinds of drugs including those which are legal, controlled and illegal and asks pupils to decide for themselves whether...

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