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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...

Solids, Liquids & Gases

Cartoon animations from the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) explain simply why materials have different properties and how they change on heating and cooling. Other animations show separating solids from liquids and illustrate dissolving.

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Key Stage Three Capability Tasks

A range of resources from the Nuffield Foundation for students to develop and reveal their capability longer more open tasks requiring designing, making and evaluating are necessary. Sometimes these activities are referred to as projects, or design and making assignments.

In Nuffield Design and Technology...

GAIM Activities: Practical Problems

GAIM Activities are open-ended tasks where achievements in using and applying mathematics can be assessed alongside content. In the practical problems students apply mathematics to real-life situations.

GAIM provides teachers with 80 Activities (40 Investigations and 40 Practical Problems) as a resource for...

Diabetes

From the ABPI this interactive resource provides students with information on the cause, symptoms and treatment of diabetes. The resource is offered at two levels, for students aged 14-16 and an advanced version for post-16 students.

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Quizzes

Two ASE SYCD: Science Year Primary quizzes based on familiar formats.

Who wants to be a scientist? is based on a well-known quiz format. It is a PowerPoint presentation, using overheads. You may want to print these out in black and white.

Questions are based around the Physical Processes teaching...

National Science & Engineering Week Quizzes

The National Science & Engineering Week quizzes are an easy and popular way of taking part in the celebrations in March. The quizzes are available in two different formats, a multiple choice quiz, a questions only quiz. The quiz also has two levels. The multiple choice quiz is designed for everyone, we have,...

Mathematics with Eight and Nine Year Olds

This booklet, from the Mathematics Centre at the University of Chichester, contains accounts of how some students aged eight and nine became involved in starting to carry out some of their own mathematical explorations. The accounts focus on the first hour or so of five different sessions.

A range of...

Science for Children with Learning Difficulties

The Learning Through Science guide on Science for Children with Learning Difficulties was written for teachers of children in the age range 8 to 13 who are unable to manage learning tasks which are successfully completed by most of their peers. This followed the recommendation in the Warnock Committee report of...

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