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Robot Arm Design

In this activity students design and model a robot arm in 2D, need to be able to name the main parts of a robot arm and to be able to design and make a 2D card model of a 3D product. Robot arms are an example of a programmable system. They are used in a wide variety of industrial applications, ranging from loading...
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3D Modelling

In this activity students design and model a 3D robot arm. Robot arms are an example of a programmable system. They are used in a wide variety of industrial applications, ranging from loading machines to assembling cars, welding parts together and spray painting products. They are also used in applications such as...
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Plastic challenge

This resource contains a series of lessons which are designed to extend students’ knowledge and understanding of plastics and plastic waste on a global scale. Linking to materials and their properties, the environment, recycling and design and technology, they contain investigations and activities aimed at both...
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2010 to date

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Air Miles

This More Maths Grads resource, from the Maths Careers website, investigates the maths used in transport and is based on the travelling salesman problem.Students are given a table containing information on the cost of air travel between nine different cities and asked to plan a route that visits each destination at...
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2000 - 2009

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Cryptic Challenge

This resource, from the Maths Careers website, contains a quiz in which teams have to solve a different type of code of cypher in each round.The topics covered include mobile texting, transposition of messages, pencil code, binary and frequency analysis.The activity was written in conjunction with More Maths...
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2000 - 2009

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Fractals

This resource, from the Maths Careers website, explores fractal geometry and was created in conjunction with More Maths Grads and the University of Leeds.The activity involves making paper representations of fractals and gives the opportunity to investigate some of their mathematical properties.The resource package...
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2000 - 2009

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Mathematical Trickery

These resources, from the Maths Careers website, looks at the maths behind a variety of magic tricks and was created in conjunction with More Maths Grads and the University of Leeds. Tricks and ideas include those from Rob Eastaway, Johnny Ball and others.The resource package includes a PowerPoint presentation,...
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2000 - 2009

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Paper Imagination

This resource, from the Maths Careers website, uses paper folding to investigate the platonic solids and was created in conjunction with More Maths Grads and the University of Leeds.This activity was designed to be run with Key Stage 3 students and involves constructing several of the platonic solids using paper...
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2000 - 2009

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The Golden Curve

This resource, from the Maths Careers website, explores decimal numbers, predicting terms of a sequence and geometrical pictures and was produced in conjunction by More Maths Grads and the Queen Mary University of London.The activity invites students find the maths hidden in everyday images, before introducing the...
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2000 - 2009

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Auto arms

This is challenge three of the 2016-17 BP Ultimate STEM Challenge competition.  The competition is open to teams of two to four students aged 11 to 14 from across the UK.  Students can win some fantastic prizes, including an invitation to a celebratory event at the Science Museum, an Ultimate...
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