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Science and Engineering Apprenticeships

A Catalyst article about training as a technician after GCSEs. With an apprenticeship scheme it is possible to start a career at 16, keep learning to acquire qualifications – and get paid. It is quite possible to obtain a permanent job at the end of the apprenticeship. Many different companies up and down the...

10. Electronics of Control Systems

In these experiments students make and test circuits to investigate a range of effects:

Section A: Transforming a d.c. power supply
*Experiment A(i): Step-up voltage regulator
*Experiment A(ii): Step-down voltage regulator
*Experiment A(iii): High current step-down regulator
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Report on the STEM Mapping Review 2004

The purpose of the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Mapping Review, published by the Department for Education in 2004, was broadly to:

• investigate whether STEM initiatives currently being taken forward address the concerns raised about the decline in demand of university places in...

STEM Careers Awareness Guides

These STEM Careers Awareness Guides were designed to provide STEM teachers and careers advisers with an overview of the 'See where they can take you' campaign. This aimed to improve the quality of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers guidance for students, to help them make informed post-...

Knowledge and Understanding of Science: Energy

This book develops teachers' background understanding of different aspects of energy.

Within the book the sections are grouped into two main parts: sections 1-7 cover levels one to five of the National Curriculum, sections 8 and 9 cover levels six and seven of the National Curriculum. Each section includes...

Nuffield Advanced Chemistry (Fourth Edition): Chemical Engineering

The Chemical Engineering Special Study was revised and updated for the Fourth Edition of Nuffield Advanced Chemistry. All the theory was explained in the Students’ Book. The experiments were described in a separate file. The Teachers’ and Technicians’ Guide provided the...

Generating Electricity

Produced by The Centre for Industry Education Collaboration (CIEC), these resources help to put curriculum science in a real life context. The activities provide opportunities for children to extend their understanding of electricity by applying it to the concepts of electricity generation and its use in the...

Mechathlon

Mechathlon, from the Centre for Science Education, is a set of teaching materials which offer a cross-curricular approach to learning about engineering. The context for this case study is designing a multipurpose vehicle which could aid recovery following a devastating...

Science Ambassadors

From Teachers TV, this video illustrates how three science and engineering professionals volunteer their time and expertise to work alongside teachers at Royal Kent school in Surrey.

Organised through the SETPOINT charity, their aim is to introduce children to the world of engineering, raise attainment in...

Polymers: Physical Testing

From The Centre for Industry Education Collaboration (CIEC), these activities are aimed at post-16 students following courses in technology, engineering, physics or materials science. The activities described allow students to gain experience and practice experimental technique in the testing of materials' physical...

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