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STEM Club Support: Routes into Engineering

This information sheet is aimed at teachers to use with their students to introduce them to the range of engineering careers and training routes. The sheet provides information on salaries, profiles two engineering students and provides suggested websites for further information.
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STEM Club Activity: Moving House

This activity sheet for students will enable them to demonstrate the idea of reinforced materials and conclude which is the best to choose for a specific task, in this case constructing buildings resistant to earthquakes and high winds. The work of a structural engineer is also profiled.
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2010 to date

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STEM Club Activity: the whole package

This activity sheet describes a group activity designing and manufacturing smart packaging which uses thermochromatic pigments to show that the food product is at the correct temperature. The sheet also contains a profile of a mechanical development engineer.Get involved with our new STEM Clubs Community BoardGet...
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2010 to date

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STEM Club Activity: milking it

This activity looks at the use of plastics. Because the manufacture of plastics requires huge quantities of oil and produces pollutants including greenhouse gases alternative sources of raw materials are required. This activity will enable students to explore how to make plastics and experiment with different...
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Challenges

These resources have been provided by Mathematical Education on Merseyside who have been running Challenge and Senior Challenge, take-home competitions for February half term, since the late 1970s. The Challenge is aimed at students in Years Seven and Eight. Each challenge consists of about eight questions, with...
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2000 - 2009

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Bronze Award: Future Travel

 These materials look at three possible projects that relate to sustainable travel.* Communications project - students gather information and explain about ‘green’ transport policies, reducing and offsetting carbon footprints.* Practical project - students investigate how to compare carbon dioxide emissions from...
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Bronze Award: Squeaky Clean

These materials look at three possible projects that relate to household cleaning products:* Communications project - students gather information about cleaning products, compare them and explain how they are suitable for different cleaning problems.* Practical project - students investigate how well different...
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2010 to date

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Gold Award: Squeaky Clean

These materials look at three possible projects that relate to the environmental impact of domestic cleaning products:* Communications project - students gather information to explain how cleaning products can be harmful to the environment and recommend good practice that will help protect the environment.* Practical...
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Silver Award: Future Travel

 These materials look at three possible projects that relate to sustainable transport:* Communications project - students gather information and produce a balanced view on the costs and benefits of using hydrogen as fuel for vehicles.* Practical project - students investigate the factors that affect the...
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Silver Award: Squeaky Clean

These materials look at three possible projects that relate to cleaning products and tackling microbes that spread disease: * Communications project - students act as health promotion specialists trying to persuade people about the need to wash hands after using the toilet. * Practical project - students investigate...
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2010 to date

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