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This activity introduces the idea of remote sensing and some of the difficulties of obtaining images from orbit by asking students to match photographs taken from the ground with early astronaut photographs.
This series of five videos describes what one needs to consider when setting up a STEM club, and the range of different ways in which one can approach it.
Benefits of setting up a club
What to do and how to do it...
The four videos below focus on the impact of STEM clubs on achievement, opportunities for staff CPD, and the awards and competitions open to clubs.
Awards and competitions
The videos below describe how to create your own club identity, extend the impact of a club, and how to establish successful relationships with other schools and a local community.
Working with your local community
Working with other schools...
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This Key Stage 1 activity introduces children to QR (Quick Response) Codes. The children use tablets to scan QR Codes and guess the minibeasts from a given habitat.
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Here is a suite of downloadable resources to inspire pupils or support teachers using the concepts and technology behind the innovative Gravity Jet Suit.
In this activity children take on the role of Earth observation scientists submitting a request for an image they would like for their research. This gives them the opportunity to consider the possibilities of pictures taken from orbit (and the limitations) and to write scientifically for a specific audience. It...
ENTHUSE Partnership funding enables groups of four to eight schools and colleges to work together, with support from STEM Learning on a two-year intensive programme to raise aspiration and achievement in STEM subjects. Each Partnership can access up to £20,000 worth of support, including face-to-face CPD, in-school...
This brief activity uses false-colour images of the Columbia glacier to introduce the idea of using sequences of satellite images to monitor change and focuses on the selection of appropriate data for an investigation.