Principia mission - maths in space

On December 15th 2015 European Space Agency astronaut Tim Peake launched on the six month Principia mission to the International Space Station (ISS). Principia was named after Isaac Newton’s Naturalis Principia Mathematica, describing the principal laws of motion and gravity.

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Mission: Starlight

This resource, from the Royal Society of Chemistry,  is about protecting astronauts from the effects of harmful UV light.

 

Students can experiment with different materials to discover which blocks UV...

Primary science investigations with plants

A collection of investigations around the topic of plants, looking at life cycles, factors affecting growth, parts of a plant, composting and plants that we eat. Investigations provided by Science & Plants for Schools (SAPS) are:  

Holly leaves:...

Plotr

Plotr  is a free-to-access website which offers advice and resources to support the work of teachers in bringing STEM careers to life for their students

Plotr have developed a series of lesson plans and quick-fire activities to help teachers embed careers learning within  schemes of work...

Cross-curricular science ideas webs

This collection, produced by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), provides ideas for incorporating science teaching and learning into a topic based plan. Divided into three age ranges which span the primary phase, each resource contains key questions which can be used to drive enquiry based...

BBC micro:bit in space

The BBC micro:bit is a small programmable device, designed to engage children with coding and the world of digital. Given to all 11-12 year old students across the UK in 2016, it is supported with a range of programming environments available ...

Alice and Bob in Wonderland

Alice and Bob in Wonderland are animations produced by the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics. They are based around the questions that Alice has about the physical world and how these can lead to "powerful ideas" in physics, such as energy-mass equivalence and relativity. Topics...

Concept Cartoons - Environmental Issues

These four concept cartoons are examples from the Environmental Issues series produced by Millgate House Education. They help students explore four different environmental issues that affect the lives of people around the world, including those living in developing countries. Concept Cartoons...

SMILE Cards

SMILE (Secondary Mathematics Individualised Learning Experiment) was initially developed as a series of practical activities for secondary school students by practising teachers in the 1970s. It became a complete individualised scheme based around a network of activity cards and assessments. The...

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Selected resources used on the Differentiating for Learning in STEM Teaching MOOC

Enrol here for the free online Differentiating for Learning in STEM Teaching course led by Dylan Wiliam, Christine Harrison and Andrea Mapplebeck to help STEM teachers understand DfL.We are grateful to ASCD for permission to reproduce and use the What Is (and Is Not) Differentiated Instruction?...
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2016

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Over 100 Pupil Challenges Free to Download

 For an up tp date list please see dwiller.com ProjectDescriptionDownload LinkFlightA paper based exercise helping 5-13 year olds to understand flight. There are different planes to be made and different wing arrangements demonstrate how lift affects flight – canard versus tail-plane, etc. (30 mins)...
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2016

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Over 100 Pupil Challenges Free to Download

 For an up tp date list please see dwiller.com ProjectDescriptionDownload LinkFlightA paper based exercise helping 5-13 year olds to understand flight. There are different planes to be made and different wing arrangements demonstrate how lift affects flight – canard versus tail-plane, etc. (30 mins)...
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2016

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5 Principles of Creating Successful Code - for GCSE or A Level

 A motivational poster & diagram highlighting the Computational Thinking elements involved at each step of coding.
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2016

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Recognising hinge-point questions

Typically hinge-point questions:Have wrong answers that match the most common student misconceptions or alternative conceptions;Are difficult for a student to get the correct answer(s) with the wrong reasoning or knowledge;Are quick to answer (in less than two minutes, and ideally in less than one minute);Allow the...
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2016

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Notes " Limit & Tangent , Normals"

Notes To study concept of Limit & Tangents, Normal to the Curve"Taken from different Web Sources.very Helpful for Homework & Worksheet Purpose 
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2016

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BBC Micro:bit for sensing and control with a buggy

An article about using the BBC Micro:bit to control a £25 Kitronic self-assembly buggy.  The assembled kit makes a line-following buggy.  The micro:bit can be used just to control the motion, after calibration, of the buggy as a floor trutle.  It can also use the on-board accelerometer sensor...
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2016

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Synthesis Explorer

A synthetic route planner for A-Level Chemistry students.http://www.synthesisexplorer.co.uk/Designed to help students plan synthetic routes and study key organic chemistry reactions. It can be used by teachers and students to introduce, explore and revise organic chemistry. Features include:hundreds of compounds...
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2016

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Love your saltmarsh activity

'Love your saltmarsh' is an activity about the benefits we get from nature and making difficult choices about coastal management.  When there is no saltmarsh and mudflat in front of a LEGO® town, participants discover that they spend more of their chocolate coins to build and maintain a higher sea...
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2015

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Be a bee activity

'Be a bee' is an activity about pollination and food security designed to prompt further outdoor learning and discussion about the benefits we get from nature. Be a bee participants forage amongst different species of ‘flowers’ collecting ‘nectar’ with their ‘honeybee...
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2015

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