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Seeing The Unseen - Radar. Practical, active group activity to discover how basic maths and physics help engineers to "see the unseen"

Group activity involving volunteers moving around a teaching space and using time, distance and speed measurements to locate a student taking on the role of an aircraft. 

Supports the use of Speed = Distance / Time and also the concept of radio waves travelling through space, giving practical meaning to...

North Sea Rocks

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RESINATED CORE SLABS (15m)

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Let's think through science! 8&9 teacher's guide

Let’s Think through Science! comprises a series of engaging group activities, designed to develop cognitive abilities and establish a clear understanding of scientific principles.

Thinkertoys

In hindsight, every great idea seems obvious. But how can you be the person who comes up with those ideas? 
In this revised and expanded edition of his groundbreaking ...

Rockets, Orbits and Newton

You may be interested in Rocket Science but... can you guide a Rocket into orbit? 

 

Drawing for science, invention & discovery

This book is aimed at all the scientists, mathematicians, engineers and pioneers who understand the value of creative thinking in their field. It identifies some of the key cognitive processes that...

Our Ingenious Engineers

The attached teaching notes have been written to support the following Science and Engineering Show: https://www.science2life.com/shows/irelands-ingenious-engineers-show/

Practical Action

Practical Action is a development charity which uses simple technology to fight poverty. The learning resources in this collection look at how issues such as climate change and the need for renewable energy can be tackled. The resources contain background information, teachers' packs, classroom activities, stimulus...

Recycling

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