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Inside Body *suitable for home teaching*

The Inside Body resource from the Association for Science Education (ASE) provides a template that students use to produce their own ICT presentations on the effects of a substance on the body.

By completing this activity students improve their ability to select relevant information for a presentation,...

Eggnaut

In this resource from ESA, students' mission is to design and build a vehicle that will protect their Eggnaut from the perils of re-entry from space. The objective is to have your Eggnaut survive the fall without a crack. The project can be adpated for either primary or secondary students. The resource was produced...

Sources of Mathematical Discovery

This resource, published at a time when teachers had become aware of the tremendous need for motivational topics in mathematics, gives students an appreciation of, and insight into, mathematics and helps adopt an experimental attitude to the teaching and learning of the subject. The book contains ten units.

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Investigations in Mathematics

This resource provides a wealth of ideas and inspiration for teachers looking to enrich the curriculum with investigative mathematics. There is a mix of examples drawing out the mathematics from a wide range of everyday objects and activities. The activities are split into six units.

  1. In Search of...

Engaging Mathematics 2

Engaging Mathematics 2, written by David Wells, invites the reader to reflect on their own mathematical activity. Do you tackle mathematics by turning to paper and pen, the computer, experimental apparatus or think in images and/or symbols? It is likely that the reader uses each process at some point but when and...

Openings

This booklet, the Mathematics Centre at the University of Chichester, contains some ideas that Marion Bird has used with reception children, aiming to involve them in activities and encouraging them to participate in steering the direction of their early mathematical activities.

The teacher's role in using...

Making a Start

This booklet, the Mathematics Centre at the University of Chichester, is about beginnings. Here teachers and students are tackling unfamiliar interactions as the students are playing games, investigating, discussing and problem solving. The contributing teachers all met initially as members of courses run by the...

Engaging Mathematics 1

Engaging Mathematics 1, written by David Wells, first invites the reader to ask questions that relate to given situations. Mathematical growth often mirrors the questions and problems posed at the time. The reader is taken through some past developments in order to reflect on how aspects of mathematics are...

Engaging Mathematics 3

The third booklet in the Engaging Mathematics series, written by David Wells, invites the reader to consider different ways of looking at situations. Being able to relate to situations, experiences, structures, language and form is an important feature of learning. This is particularly so in mathematics when...

Teachers Evaluating and Assessing Mathematics (TEAM): Section 4 - Getting Started

This section of the Teachers Evaluating and Assessing Mathematics (TEAM) project, produced by the Mathematics Centre at the University of Chichester, contains ideas, approaches, lists of useful resources and teachers' comments about their personal experiences. The aim is to develop a whole approach and attitude to...

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