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Conference: Using research to improve teaching and learning in STEM subjects

Using research to improve teaching and learning of STEM subjects

20 May 2016

National STEM Learning Centre, University of York

Schools and colleges are increasingly expected to engage with research and evidence led findings to enhance teachers’ professional practice, student outcomes and...


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Gravitational Waves - a massive physics breakthrough

Just a short blog post, for two reasons;

a) timing - I urge ALL teachers and educators (even those not normally comfortable with teaching Physics) to discuss this with their pupils tomorrow if possible (before many schools break up for half term)

b) the Science - this is a topic so fascinating,...


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Gravitational waves detected for the first time

Yesterday, the Ligo Collaboration announced that they have detected gravitational waves from colliding black holes.  These waves were first predicted by Einstein, in his Theory of General Relativity, 100 years ago.  Gravitational waves are ripples in space-time caused by the movement of mass.  They are...

Pioneering female scientist to appear on Scottish bank note

Scientist Mary Somerville has been announced as the next face to appear on the Scottish £10 note. She was shortlisted along with Thomas Telford and James Clerk Maxwell to appear on the new polymer bank note in Scotland. The final decision was made via a vote on Facebook, with the public deciding which of the three...

Maths Careers: The maths of online dating

This collection contains a range of teaching materials to support the Maths Careers article 'The maths of online dating' by Hazel Lewis.The resource collection includes a link to the full article, explores what makes people attractive and classroom resources for teaching algorithms,...
Publication date:
06 April 2016

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Maths Careers: The mathematics of football

This collection contains a range of teaching materials to support the Maths Careers article 'The mathematics of football' by Hazel Lewis.The resource collection includes a link to the full article as well as resources to explore mathematical concepts in football.
Publication date:
06 April 2016

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Maths Careers: The Secrecy Scare

This collection contains a range of teaching materials to support the Maths Careers article 'The Secrecy Scare' by Hazel Lewis.The resource collection includes a link to the full article, resources to explore prime numbers as well as ideas teaching primes in real-life contexts.
Publication date:
25 May 2016

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Demo Day 2016 - still time to get involved

We are pleased to be running Demo Day 2016 on 17th March as part of British Science Week and if you haven’t yet pledged, there’s still time to take part and to get your school or college on the map!

Visit www.britishscienceweek.org/plan-your-activities/demo-day/ to pledge and find out...


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Publication date:
16 December 2016

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Demo Day 2016 - be part of British Science Week 2016

As part of British Science Week 2016 Demo Day takes place on 17th March - the UK's largest one-day showcase of live school demos.
There's still time for you to pledge to be part of the day, and to put your school on the map! https://www.britishscienceweek.org/demo-day-map/
The webpages also...


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