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ESERO-UK

ESERO-UK (the European Space Education Resource Office for the UK) is an education project from the European Space Agency (ESA).ESERO-UK has been established at the National STEM Learning Centre through funding from ESA and the Department for Education. ESERO-UK promotes space in the UK and the use of space to enhance...
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Inside STEM careers: research into plant pollinators

Produced by Science & Plants for Schools (SAPS), these materials look at the work of plant research scientist, Beverley Glover. Through activities based around plant adaptations, students gain a greater understanding of the career opportunities available in plant biology.Beverley Glover is a lecturer and research...
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Inside STEM careers: investigating antimicrobial properties

Produced by Science & Plants for Schools (SAPS), these materials look at the work of the plant biologist, Julian Ma. Through seeing how natural and genetically-modified plants can produce medicines, students gain a greater understanding of the career opportunities available in plant biology.Julian is Professor of...
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STEM Careers Profiles to Inspire Your Students

Designed to raise awareness of a greater range of STEM careers for post-16 students, this resource consists of 25 PowerPoint slides, each with information about a different science career, ranging from toxicology to environmental conservation. They can be displayed at the beginning or end of a biology or...
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Wearing Electronics

This Catalyst article investigates how polymer materials can be designed and printed with electrical properties that allow them to be used in wearable electronic devices. The article is from Catalyst: Secondary Science Review 2015, Volume 26, Issue 2.Catalyst is a science magazine for students aged 14-19 years....
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Biomimicry

This Catalyst article investigates biomimetics and discovers how scientists are finding ways of copying ideas from nature to improve products. The article is from Catalyst: Secondary Science Review 2015, Volume 26, Issue 2.Catalyst is a science magazine for students aged 14-19 years. Annual...
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Materials That Can Repair Themselves

This Catalyst article investigates carefully designed polymer materials that can repair themselves when mechanically damaged. The article is from Catalyst: Secondary Science Review 2015, Volume 26, Issue 2.Catalyst is a science magazine for students aged 14-19 years. Annual subscriptions to print copies of...
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Materials for Space Travel

This Catalyst article investigates materials that are used in space travel. It discovers that they must be designed and tested to ensure they will protect astronauts from radiation and the vacuum of space. The article is from Catalyst: Secondary Science Review 2015, Volume 26, Issue 2.Catalyst is a...
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Alloys and Aircraft

This Catalyst article investigates materials used in jet engines. They must withstand high temperatures and great forces. Special alloys are used for structures such as turbine blades. The article is from Catalyst: Secondary Science Review 2015, Volume 26, Issue 2.Catalyst is a science magazine for...
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