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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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Climate Change - Who Is in Control?

Produced by Practical Action, this role play activity activity helps students explore who should take responsibility for reducing the effects of climate change.Students use role play involving different perspectives to promote discussion and debate. Designed to take place over two to three lessons, the lesson plans...
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2000 - 2009

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Belief circles

From Practical Action and the Royal Academy of Engineering, this short starter activity helps students to think about their own values and those of their peers in relation to the sustainability of engineering. The activity encourages an awareness of the impact of engineering on the environment and sustainability. It...
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2000 - 2009

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Let's negotiate

From Practical Action, this resource encourages students to look at how design specifications are balanced when developing new products.
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2000 - 2009

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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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What Is Science?

This is one of three readers published by the ASE's SATIS 16-19 project as a way of linking together a selection of the individual units. 'What is Science?' addresses philosophical questions about the nature of knowledge. The aim is to use stories and examples to show students:*what kinds of explanation science makes*...
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1990 - 1999

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How Does Society Decide?

This is one of three readers published by the ASE's SATIS 16-19 project as a way of linking together a selection of the individual units. 'How Does Society Decide?' discusses the responsibilities of citizens in a democratic society to take part in the decisions that affect them. The book aims to help readers to...
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1990 - 1999

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Investigating Factors Affecting Photosynthesis Using Leaf Discs

One of a series of resources from Science & Plants for Schools (SAPS) investigating key topics in plant biology. An enjoyable and reliable practical activity allowing students to compare factors affecting photosynthesis. Possible investigations could include the rate of photosynthesis in sun and shade plants, and...
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2000 - 2009

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Growing Pollen Tubes

One of a series of resources from Science & Plants for Schools (SAPS) investigating key topics in plant biology. An enjoyable and thought-provoking introduction to the topic of sexual reproduction in plants. Students observe in real time the growth of a pollen tube, over the course of a lesson. When a pollen grain...
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2010 to date

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