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Science and Engineering on the Moon Challenge

These NASA materials describe hands-on science and engineering challenges for students, using space exploration as an engaging context. The activities are related to NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter and NASA's Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite missions. Students design and build: *an air-powered...

Magnificent Spagh-edifices

This activity from Planet Science involves a building task using spaghetti, blu tac and marbles and is designed to show students that challenges in life and in the workplace often require ‘sticking at it’ and managing emotions. Motivation and a drive to succeed are important. The resource is aimed at Key Stage...

Key Stage Three: How Plants Guzzle *suitable for home teaching*

Two lessons from the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)'s Seeing Science in which students look at how some plants absorb heavy metals. The lessons include an experiment to measure the amount of copper absorbed by lettuce and radish plants. In another activity, students use evidence cards and a map to...

Revised Nuffield Chemistry: Experiment Sheets I

The Laboratory Investigation sheets for Stage 1A and Stage IB of the first edition of Nuffield Chemistry were revised and republished as a single set of...

Revised Nuffield Chemistry: Experiment Sheets II

The Laboratory Investigation sheets for Stage II of the first edition of Nuffield Chemistry were revised and republished as a single set of Experiment Sheets for Stage II in the second edition.

The sheets give instructions to...

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