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This video is a message to ESERO-UK from European Space Agency astronaut Tim Peake. He talks about studying STEM subjects and how he became an astronaut. The video includes images of a launch, Tim engaging in various astronaut training exercises and the International Space Station, where Tim will be for six months...
Produced by FootageVault, and using original NASA video, these clips chart the first high altitude balloon flight of Joe Kittinger during Project Excelsior. This was a series of high-altitude parachute jumps made in 1959 and 1960 to test the Beaupre multi-stage parachute system. The final test set a...
This is an exercise with complex spreadsheets and mail-merged documents. It is based on an actual implementation in a vaut with over 1500 boxes of different sizes.
The simplified example uses nine boxes of three different sizes, each has the price for annual box rental.
Also recorded are the renters'...
Make a spectroscope from recycled materials.
A practical challenge for pupils based on a Design Council finalist project carried out by a 17 year-old.
The project includes the need for the pupils to provide a full report on their work.
An exercise in sustainability using recucled materials. Developed by STEM Coventry and IET Coventry and Warwickshire.
Pupils are asked to think of
- sustainability, which products can be re-cycled,?
- what would happen if nobody collected the waste?
- what happened to the glass makers...
Towers and Bridges with Marshmallows and straws or Jelly Beans and cocktail sticks
Tinkering creates a bridging point between a learner’s personal interests and experiences and a broad range of possible learning outcomes. It offers valuable opportunities to engage all students in STEM and fosters a more inclusive STEM education. In this way, it is very much aligned with a Science Capital Teaching...
Ten kits of a pupil challenge, nuts and bolts provided but you need recycled paper. Kits are available in Coventry and Warwickshire or by arrangeent. Slides available for download free.
There are separate slides for Secondary who are expected to create budgets for their designs, and for primary.
Ten kits of a pupil challenge to design nd make a roman catapult made from paper, nuts and bolts. Kits are available in Coventry and Warwickshire or by arrangeent. Slides available for download free.