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Gelli baff

Gelli Baff, a crystalline powder, has been dumped into a bathtub filled with water. How can you force the hydrogel to go down the plughole in order to drain the bathtub? In this investigation, students learn about swelling reactions, balanced reactions, and polymerisation. Students should be able to describe how...
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Leaking bag

This mystery can be used to introduce osmosis and diffusion. Two beakers are displayed at the front of the room. Both look identical in that they both contain a plastic zip--lock bag with a starch solution inside. The zip-lock bags are both sitting in a clear solution. What the students don’t know is that while...
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Air Miles

This More Maths Grads resource, from the Maths Careers website, investigates the maths used in transport and is based on the travelling salesman problem.Students are given a table containing information on the cost of air travel between nine different cities and asked to plan a route that visits each destination at...
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2000 - 2009

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Good Practice Resource: An Inclusive Approach to Attendance and Punctuality

This case study describes how an inclusive approach to attendance and punctuality can improve overall success rates for learners with a declared disability or health condition, many of whom were formerly not in education, employment or training.
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2000 - 2009

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An investigation of headteachers’ and teachers’ views towards science-specific CPD

Published in April 2013  This report from the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) presents the findings from an investigation into the views of senior staff with responsibility for determining CPD strategy, within schools and further education colleges.     The full...
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D&T teachers CPD survey

Published in September 2010, this summary of an online survey looks at design and technology (D&T) teachers’ attitudes towards CPD.The full collection of STEM Learning impact and evaluation research reports can be viewed here. 
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Evaluation of the impact of Myscience CPD programmes in STEM leadership on primary and secondary schools

Published in November 2014, this summary report (based on research conducted by the National Foundation for Educational Research) investigates the impact of a range of STEM leadership CPD programmes targeted at leaders and teachers of STEM subjects in primary and secondary schools and colleges.The full collection...
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Evaluation of the impact of National Science Learning Network CPD on schools

Published in October 2015, this report from the ISOS Partnership is an evaluation of the impact and benefits of schools engaging with subject-specific science continuing professional development (CPD) from the National Science Learning Network (NSLN) and the National STEM Centre (STEM Learning).The full...
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Evaluation of the impact of ENTHUSE partnerships: draft interim report

Published in January 2015, this interim report provides an overview of the ENTHUSE partnerships, discusses the progress they have made to date, identifies the impacts that have arisen thus far and those expected in the future, and summarises key learning points.The full collection of STEM Learning impact and...
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Evaluation of the impact of the cohort 3 ENTHUSE clusters

Published in November 2014, this report from the Office for Public Management (OPM) evaluates the impact of the ENTHUSE Cluster programme with the third cohort of schools.The full collection of STEM Learning impact and evaluation research reports can be viewed here. 
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