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Stem activities with TI-Nspire: computer graphics

STEM Activities with TI-Nspire is a series of booklets featuring activities that exploit the potential of the TI-Nspire in STEM contexts. All the activities contain some background scientific or other information together with links to appropriate websites. Many of the activities are suitable for a range of ages...

Towards a science of science teaching: cognitive development and curriculum demand

Towards a Science of Science Teaching was first published in 1981. It described the findings of the Concepts in Secondary Mathematics and Science Project and explained the methods and results of that research programme. It gave an account of testing instruments (Science Reasoning Tasks) which teachers could use to...

Supply and demand for science, technology, engineering and mathematics skills in the UK economy

Analyses trends in the supply and demand of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills. Examines the supply of STEM skills in the UK economy. Discusses the levels and flows of STEM subjects into the labour force. Examines the demand for STEM skills, focusing on graduate earning premiums....

Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programme report

The Science and Innovation Investment Framework 2004 -2014 set out a long-term strategy to secure and sustain a supply of scientists, engineers, technologists and mathematicians (STEM) to support the science base. As part of this Framework, the STEM Programme, jointly managed by DfES and DTI (now DCSF and BIS), was...

STEM student crossword puzzles: volume 1 (grades 5-12)

Engage students in STEM subjects and careers with entertaining and educational puzzles constructed of clues from: science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Science and mathematics education, 5-14: a state of the nation report

The third project in our 'state of the nation' series focuses on the early years of formal education, from the start of primary school to the point at which in their early secondary education children will already have been given a first opportunity to make GCSE or equivalent subject choices.

This report has...

Science and mathematics education 14-19: a 'state of the nation report' on the participation and attainment of 14-19 year olds in science and mathematics in the UK, 1996-2007

This report examines and evaluates key trends in 14 - 19 science and mathematics education across the UK from 1996 to 2007. It shows that education in the UK is failing to provide the increases in the numbers of school-leavers with science and mathematics qualifications required by industry, business and the...

Raising standards in stem and other subjects: successful approaches using space-related contexts and applications

The Leading Space Education programme has been funded by the STFC since September 2008. A network of schools was established and supported by SSAT, to develop and embed high-quality, space-themed educational practice. All schools started from different prior experiences of engagement with space education and are...

Nuffield STEM futures: an 11-14 cross-curricular topic

Pupils are challenged to rethink a positive sustainable future based on the principles of closed loop systems in nature. They explore topics through skills-based Science, Maths and D&T activities culminating in an open, enquiry based project.
28 hours of teaching time include:

3-hour introductory...

Microgravity: a teacher's guide with activities in science, mathematics, and technology

Microgravity is the subject of this teacher's guide. This publication identifies the underlying mathematics, physics, and technology principles that apply to microgravity. The topics included in this publication are: 1) Microgravity Science Primer; 2) The Microgravity Environment of Orbiting Spacecraft; 3)...

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