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Recycling and Sustainability

This booklet is part of the ‘Innovations in Practical Work’ series published by the Gatsby Science Enhancement Programme (SEP). ‘Sustainability’ is about using resources in a way that does not deplete them. An increased emphasis on renewable energy is part of the move to greater sustainability, but so is the idea of...
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2000 - 2009

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Physics Demonstration Films

This series of videos have been produced by the National STEM Learning Centre and the Institute of Physics. They are mostly aimed at teachers and illustrate how to perform simple demonstrations and use particular pieces of equipment. Some topics have versions of the video that could be used with students in the...
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2010 to date

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Thermal Conductivity

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Monkey and Hunter

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Electric Sausage

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2010 to date

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Electric Motor

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Power Lines

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Let Sleeping Bags Lie

From The Centre for Industry Education Collaboration (CIEC), this series of activities investigates heat transfer and the thermal insulation properties of sleeping bags. In the investigation, students: * Consider the requirements for different categories of sleeping bags. * Measure the volume of air trapped in a...
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1990 - 1999

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Silver award: how well do sun creams protect against UV radiation?

Students investigate how well different sun creams and sun blocks protect against UV radiation from the sun and research: Information about the electromagnetic spectrum and radiation from the sun. Why UV radiation is damaging to people’s skin. What different sun protection factors (SPFs) mean on sun cream and sun...
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2010 to date

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Silver award: build a model pirate ship ride

In this project students research theme park rides and design and build a model of the pirate ship ride, concentrating on how to support the swinging parts.  Another vital component is the support that holds the gondola and the counterweight.  The gondola is the component that ‘holds’ the...
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