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2. Optical Fibres in School Physics

This Association for Science Education (ASE) publication about optical fibres was developed in association with the General Electric Company (GEC). At the time of publication GEC was the largest manufacturer of electrical and electronic products in the United Kingdom,...

7. Safety in Gas Appliances

This Association for Science Education (ASE) publication about safety in gas appliances was developed in association with the British Gas Corporation. At the time, this was the only gas industry in the world to be involved in every aspect of gas supply.

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Oil Rig Risers (BP)

A National STEM Learning Centre and Network Engineering Case Studies resource investigating recovery techniques used in the oil and gas industry and their potential environmental impact.

We need more oil and gas, but...

Industrial Hemp

A National STEM Learning Centre and Network Engineering Case Studies resource investigating the industrial uses of Hemp.

Hemp is making a comeback!

Industrial hemp...

Popcorn Polymer (BP)

A National STEM Learning Centre and Network Engineering Case Studies resource investigating the production of oil and how oil reserves are located.

If the oil reserves are running out, how can we get more out of what'...

Battery-powered Lawnmower (Bosch)

A National STEM Learning Centre and Network Engineering Case Studies resource investigating battery powered lawnmowers and their potential environmental impact.

Lawnmowers have come a long way since they were a mechanical cutter being pushed along by hand. A smart battery (like in your mobile phone) lets you...

Air Products

A National STEM Learning Centre and Network Engineering Case Studies resource investigating air products and how they can be used.

How do you deliver the right amount of gas to a patient during an operation?

A modern twist on a very old design is the answer. Air Products produce rotameters, which help...

Blu-Ray DVD Player (Sharp)

A National STEM Learning Centre and Network Engineering Case Studies resource investigating the evolution of the Blu-Ray DVD player, starting with the invention of the laser in 1958. This is a science enquiry story of how these devices have evolved from the invention of the laser in 1958 to the high-tech blue laser...

The Mosquito

A National STEM Learning Centre and Network Engineering Case Studies resource investigating how science is used to build devices that drive groups of youngsters away from buildings.

Hearing loss is age-related: this...

MRI Scanning (Siemens)

A National STEM Learning Centre and Network Engineering Case Studies resource investigating the super magnets used in MRI scanning machines.

Can MRI scans discover if you're telling lies?

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