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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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2000 - 2009

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Biology articles for post-16 students

In this cluster of articles, students investigate aspects of plant biology and behaviour including chloroplast genes and how they have helped biologists understand plant evolution; how plants monitor the intensity, direction, colour and duration of the light they receive and if attacked by herbivores or pathogens how...
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2010 to date

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Maths Careers

These resources come from the Maths Careers website, which is managed and maintained by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications.The eleven activities in this collection are designed to encourage learner to delve deeper into a wide range of mathematical topics including air miles, paper folding and the golden...
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2000 - 2009

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The Teacher's Guide to the Leeds Mechanics Kit

This Mechanics in Action Project guide offers suggestions of practical activities for teaching mechanics that use the Leeds Mechanics Kit. The investigations focus on the modeling cycle. The Leeds Mechanics Kit contains simple apparatus for use with the mechanics syllabuses in A level Mathematics and Further...
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1990 - 1999

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Functions

The first of two RISP activities, Periodic Functions, asks students to write down as many periodic functions as they can. The activity progresses to look at what happens to the period when graphs with different periods are combined. Topics covered are periodic functions, odd functions, even functions, composite...
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2000 - 2009

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Integration 3: Differential Equations

The first of two RISP activities, Modelling the Spread of a Disease requires students to carry out a simulation of a disease spreading. Students carry out an experiment then pool their results to estimate the proportion of the population that will have caught the disease. The experiment is then modelled...
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2000 - 2009

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Cartesian components of vectors

This resource from Mathcentre explores vectors in two and three-dimensions, how to calculate the length of a position vector and the angle between a position vector and an x axis. After reading through the text and completed the exercise questions, students should be able to: coordinate unit vectors in two...
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2010 to date

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Estimates from Limited Data

This activity can be used to provide a simple introduction to the technique of Fermi estimation. The three files contain an overview, teacher notes and a student handout.Estimates from Limited Data - Overview provides a brief outline of the activity contained within the resource.Teacher notes - Making estimations...
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2010 to date

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Fermi Estimates

This resource provides examples of solving problems using Fermi Estimates. These examples are similar to the ones covered in the resource "Estimates From Limited Data". The tasks may be suitable for group and internet access may be beneficial.Fermi estimation provides an overview of the resource.Teacher...
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2010 to date

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