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This first issue of the HEaTED magazine looks into how to train as a technician and a number of different careers paths leading into the profession. There is also an interview with a fine arts technician working in FE and HE education. The feature articles focus on the Athena SWAN Charter as a scheme to recognise...
This STEM Learning magazine aimed at all primary teachers contains articles devoted to teaching science, mathematics, design and technology and computing at primary level. Articles include:
- What does primary STEM look like?
- Taking the next step in coding
- Could the...
Pioneering technical services are explored in the cover article of the summer issue of STEM Learning Magazine for Post-16 and FE sectors. Other articles describe changes to A levels and GCSEs, provide advice on conducting A level biology practicals, and look into investigating radiation levels from space. There is...
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.