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Resources and Ideas - Secondary D&T

Welcome to the Secondary D&T  Resources group

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Physical Computing and Robotics

For teachers, enthusiasts and providers of physical computing and robotics.

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micro:bit - don't miss out!

It's been a while in coming, that's fair to say. However, sometime over the coming term a wonderful free device will be gifted to all Y7 students (S1 in Scotland) in your school.

It'll be like Christmas all over again!

Only for students in up to 35% of schools, currently, it'...


£3000 STEM grant funding available with The Royal Society

The Royal Society are accepting applications for their partnership grants (£3000) until the 1st of Feb 2016.

The partnership grants:

"fund up to £3000 for science, technology, engineering or mathematics projects supported by teachers and STEM professionals, in UK schools."



Top 10 Inventions for 2015...

Whilst doing some holiday browsing through the endless "top 10's for 2015", I came across this short and sweet beauty...

The 10 most talked-about inventions of 2015

Did you hear about the:

holographic headset that could help designers to create objects in thin air?Lung microchips...


£500 grant for STEM activities

If you are looking for funding to run a STEM activity in your school, the Royal Institution (Ri) is offering UK state schools grants of up to £500 to host a STEM enrichment activity for their teachers and students.


Successful applicants will receive £500 towards any activity listed...


Farmtech National STEM Competition

How can we check if agricultural crops have enough water remotely?

Is there a way of keeping farmers, their families and walkers safe on farming land?

The Farm Tech Challenge UK is a STEM challenge for students aged between 11 – 19 years.

The challenge is open until the 23rd of...


Free regional BBC micro:bit activity days with the IET

Over the next few months, the IET are running a number of free events around the UK to showcase the BBC micro:bit.

Each BBC micro:bit zone will include laptops and BBC micro:bits for you to use. "Learn how to build a simple code or use a more complex code to develop your own game or activity."...


I'm an engineer, get me out of here!


Following in the footsteps of the highly successful 'I'm a scientist!' competition, we now have 'I'm an engineer, get me out of here!'

A free online event where school students meet and interact with engineers. It’s an X Factor-style competition between engineers,...


This heat regulating clothing has a secret ingredient: bacteria.

High performance sports clothing is big business. Athletes, both professional and amateur, are willing to spend big money on garments that can help improve athletic performance by improving comfort, keeping the body cool/warm or helping with recovery. Well, athletes may soon be able to get a helping hand from an...