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Python 3: Sequences

This intermediate-level resource for those learning to program with Python 3.x looks at lists (called arrays in other languages), strings and tuples. It covers the main features of these sequences, including the differences between them, how the elements of each are referenced, and some of the functions and...

Careers

This series of videos from Teachers TV looks at the kind of skills needed to work in STEM professions, examines the careers available and includes advice from research scientists, engineers and project managers.

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A science teacher uses a range of...

Textiles themed design challenges

This resource provides mini challenges based on the designing process. With textiles as the core theme, students are set mini challenges that ask them to create design briefs, understand client needs, generate ideas, communicate their ideas and evaluate their ideas.

Graphics Products

A Nuffield design hexagon task focusing on a range of graphics products. The resource aims to extend understanding of how to evaluate a design by thinking how it affects people and whether it performs as expected. This resource contains a number of activities for each side of the design hexagon (student pages and...

Rochester Bridge Trust Learning about Bridges Education Kit

The Rochester Bridge Trust was founded in 1399 to provide a crossing over the River Medway in Kent.  The Trust still provides free bridges today.  The Trust is passionate about bridge building and wants to encourage young people to find out more about bridges and become as enthusiastic as we are!  

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The Oxidation of Hydrogen

In this classic experiment, from the Royal Society of Chemistry, students vary the proportion of hydrogen and oxygen and then set light to the mixture. By comparing the loudness of the pop, students can conclude which reaction was most powerful. The resource is set out as teachers' notes followed by the students'...

Thorium

In the build-up to the Christmas Lectures in 2012, the Royal Institution published a new video for every day of advent revealing the elements that really excite and inspire people. Physicist Suzie Sheehy demonstrates how element thorium could be used as a fuel in future nuclear reactors. Unlike uranium, thorium...

Helium

In the build-up to the Christmas Lectures in 2012, the Royal Institution published a new video for every day of advent revealing the elements that really excite and inspire people. From the floor of the Science Museum in London, Roger Highfield explains why the scarcity of his favourite element should concern us...

Mercury

Andrew Marmery and Olympia Brown, from the Royal Institution, celebrate filming the Christmas Lectures by sharing their love of element number 80. Mercury, called quicksilver by the ancient alchemists, is the only metal which is liquid at room temperature. Olympia shows how beautiful the metal looks as she moves...

Sodium

In the build-up to the Christmas Lectures in 2012, the Royal Institution published a new video for every day of advent revealing the elements that really excite and inspire people. University of Nottingham chemist Professor Martyn Poliakoff reveals a symbolic attachment to his favourite element, sodium. As a child...

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