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Mission to the Moon

This collection of practical activities, investigations and games is all based on current lunar research. It supports many aspects of working scientifically and links to area of the curriculum including: earth and space, light and shadows, forces, materials, changes of state and rocks and soils. Activities are...

Sixty Second Science

Aimed at primary level, this pack contains a range of different activities which take sixty seconds and are intended to stretch the imagination. The activities cover a mixture of topics including: materials and their properties, Earth and space, forces, living things and their habitats, mathematical puzzles and...


This resource contains a set of achievement certificates for you to print out and award to children. Certificates are for many different subject areas including: science, mathematics, technology and engineering. There is also a blank certificate to create your own award.


Using the Resource Collection to Improve Teaching and Learning in STEM Subjects

A group of enthusiastic mathematics and science teachers with an interest in raising student achievement and making the link between the STEM subjects spent several months working as a STEM Knowledge Network and were able to commit time to evaluating the benefits of cross curricular teaching and the effect of the...

Professional Standards for Teachers in England from September 2007

Produced in 2007, these professional standards were intended to help guide teachers' professional development and career choices.

The professional standards cover the following career stages:
Q – qualified teacher status
C – core standards for main scale teachers who have successfully completed...

The Whole Curriculum in Primary Schools

Published in 1993 by the Association for Science Education, this report was a response to concerns about primary curriculum overload and the place of science as a core subject within the curriculum. A task group including practising teachers, a primary head teacher, a science adviser, lecturers and researchers in...

Enhancing STEM Academics' Public Engagement Skills

These resources, from the HE STEM Programme South West, were produced
 academic staff, undergraduates, masters 
 students in higher education institutions to
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Pedagogy and Practice: Teaching and Learning in Secondary Schools Unit 2- Teaching Models

This study unit offers some practical strategies that teachers, particularly those who are newly qualified (NQTs), can use to improve their understanding and selection of different teaching models. The unit provides strategies to develop teaching skills, practical tips and tasks to help teachers to consider advice...

Creating a 'Rockets in Motion' Project

At Bishop Challoner Catholic College in Birmingham, a STEM project entitled “Rockets in Motion” took place during the autumn term of the 2010-2011 academic year. The project ran through a series of after-school sessions led jointly by the science, technology and mathematics departments.

This project explored...

Cross-Curriculum Cooperation in Product Design

Students often seem uncomfortable when confronted with a science teacher talking about mathematics in a science lesson or a design and technology teacher talking about science in a design and technology lesson.

Karen Laws, a secondary science teacher at Hinchingbrooke School who had trained as a primary...


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