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This activity shows how Earth observation can be used to study human geography by comparing the satellite images of Las Vegas over the last few decades. Linking to measurement of irregular areas and addition and multiplication of fractions, it asks children to measure the area of Las Vegas at three separate times...
From the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), the 'Big questions, big experiment' wall chart describes the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN. It looks at the "big questions" about our Universe that scientists are trying to answer, and how the amazing LHC will help them to do so. The 'Tunnel to the...
This activity allows students to investigate how images are produced from data streams by using first a spreadsheet and then an image-processing program. They then go on to see how the usefulness of such a monochromatic image may be enhanced by using lookup tables and calibration. The materials used focus on the...
Introduction To Computer Programming using Basic progamming language.
Basic is a simple language emulating the more complex languages used in commerce and industry for financial mamagement, etc.
The exercise covers input, print, output, +, -, X, ÷ , =, <, >, <> , if...then, while...wned,...
Electric Burglar Alarm Made With a Clothes Peg. Kits of ten sets are available to borrow if you are in Covetnry and Warwickshire or by arrangement.
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