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Hubble Standard Form

GCSE, set of standard form exercises. 

A selection of 11 real life questions based on observations from the Hubble Space Telescope involving standard form. By no means easy this uses GCSE maths to find out real facts about the solar system and universe, just like astronomers do.

Answers, internet...

Gravity and the Inverse Square Law

GCSE higher, inverse proportion activity/worksheet.  Mathematics, Physics cross-curricular task based on applying the inverse square law to Newton’s laws of gravity. 

In this real life application of inverse proportion, pupils will investigate how gravity fields on various planets are inversely proportional...

Peer Reviewing Hinge-Point Questions: Exemplars

To support you in writing your feedback we have provided four example responses to Step 3.8, with feedback. Take account of the examples when you provide your own feedback, but at the same time, don’t treat these as “model peer reviews”. You may also find it useful to remind yourself with the quizzes in Steps 3.3...

Architecture Workshops For Secondary Schools

Architecture Workshops are hands-on fun educational activities for all Key Stages and abilities. Designed to enhance the national curriculum and to communicate the art and experience of architecture, art, and design.

Architecture Workshops help resource the school curriculum by providing students with...

Roll a Dice

An Excel spreadsheet which simulates the rolling of a die. There are three sheets which:

1. Rolls a die with values 1 to 6

2. Rolls a die with values 0 to 9

3. Rolls two dice each with numbers 1 to 6

To make the program work macros need to be enabled.

A rocket vehicle for cross-curricular STEM

The STOMP air rocket provides a cheap, safe, simple and fun way to get some experimentation done outside the classroom using simple measurement tools such as a protractor, stop watch and tape measure.  The captured data allows predictions to be made in the same way Galileo did - and even to find a value for g...

iSTEM+ an ETEP response to STEM Skills shortage 5-19

The Engineering & Technology Education Partnership, based at the IET, has developed a bottom-up strategy for an embedded approach to STEM through cross-curricular practical group projects at each Key Stage. This iSTEM+ approach fosters an integrated approach to STEM and other subjects, such as Computing,...

Getting going with GeoGebra

In 2012 a subgroup from the Computing At School Group was established to write an Educational Manual to accompany the Raspberry Pi. This was published and can be found at http://store.raspberrypi.com/projects/casmanual. Two of the chapters were withheld...

The new curriculum

A set of research material to support the intorduction of the new curriculum 

Peer Reviewing Hinge-Point Questions: Exemplars

To support you in writing your feedback we have provided three example responses to Step 3.8, with feedback. Take account of the examples when you provide your own feedback, but at the same time, don’t treat these as “model peer reviews”. You may also find it useful to remind yourself with the quizzes in Steps 3.3...

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