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Waste Away

From The Centre for Industry Education Collaboration (CIEC), these resources allow students to consider the problems of industrial waste disposal. In particular they focus on the biological treatment of industrial waste using air as a source of oxygen and problems that such biological treatment plants face.

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A Question of Cooling

Produced by The Centre for Industry Education Collaboration (CIEC), these materials help students to gain an understanding of a number of scientific ideas through investigating how a refrigerator works. The key ideas covered include:
* liquids require heat to evaporate
* some gases can be liquefied at...

Frozen Assets

Produced by The Centre for Industry Education Collaboration (CIEC), this activity engages students to consider the responsible use of chemicals and an analysis of the impact of a product through all the stages in its life. In this context, students attempt an analysis for different de-icers that might be used on...

Hot Chocolate

Produced by The Centre for Industry Education Collaboration (CIEC), these activities help students to investigate the absorption of radiation, heat transfer and heat capacity.

Taken from a real-life scenario, the students look at the effects of different colours on the amount of heat a container absorbs....

Magnox

Produced by The Centre for Industry Education Collaboration (CIEC), these materials look at nuclear fission and nuclear reactors.

The activities examine the trend in reactivity of the metals in group II of the periodic table and includes a brief study of isotopes in relation to nuclear fission and nuclear...

Tablet Coating: Not Just a Pretty Colour

These activities, produced by The Centre for Industry Education Collaboration (CIEC), help students understand about the formulation and design of coating used for tablets taken as medicines. Designed originally as a unit of GNVQ teaching, the materials contain a range...

The Essential Plastics Industry

This book, produced by The Centre for Industry Education Collaboration (CIEC), is aimed at teachers and post-16 students studying chemistry, design or materials science courses. It contains a wealth of information that cover topics such as the properties of polymers,...

Science Specials Needs Supplement

From The Centre for Industry Education Collaboration (CIEC), this book contains a range of science investigations that have been adapted for secondary-school students with particular learning needs. In these activities appropriate teaching and learning strategies allow...

Vitamin C - the Elixir of Life?

Produced by The Centre for Industry Education Collaboration (CIEC), the activities in this resource allow students to examine science concepts applicable to the healthcare industries and the work of people in the sector.

The activities in the resources cover areas that include:
* Determination of the...

War Against Pests

From The Centre for Industry Education Collaboration (CIEC), these materials help students to understand key ideas in the use of agrochemicals. These include:
* synthetic and natural pesticides
* biological control
* food chains and the management of ecosystems
* predator-prey relationships...

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