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Nature of Science

The Nature of Science is a collection of illustrated stories from the history of science in 40-50 page A5 booklets edited by Joan Solomon. The stories illustrate the thinking and theory building processes of science and show how the application of scientific ideas are affected by the social and cultural context in...
Publication date:
1980 - 1989

12 resources
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Science & Plants for Schools (SAPS): secondary and post-16 resources

Innovative and reliable practical activities to engage students with biology, focusing on plant science. Where appropriate, the resources include detailed background information for teachers and technicians, and questions to stimulate discussion with and between students.The Science & Plants for Schools (SAPS)...
Publication date:
2010 to date

41 resources
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Biotechnology practical archive

A cluster of practical activities for students to explore biotechnology involving viability of yeast, fruit juice production, milk products, fungal inhibition and microbial growth curves.
Publication date:
2000 - 2009

10 resources
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See Where They Can Take You

Developed with funding from the Department for Education, these video clips show interviews with young professionals working in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) sectors. The films introduce some of the exciting careers that students may access by studying STEM subjects. The professionals interviewed...
Publication date:
2010 to date

16 resources
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Communication About STEM Careers

These materials support teachers, careers and personal advisers who are working together to broaden knowledge of STEM opportunities amongst students and parents. Resources include posters and support materials for practitioners. Teachers may also find the following eLibrary collections useful:Future Morph videos:...
Publication date:
2000 - 2009

3 resources
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Enhancement, Enrichment and Partnerships

Using enhancement and enrichment activities helps to promote greater engagement with STEM subjects and raises awareness of STEM careers. These resources support the establishment and utilisation of external partnerships to promote STEM subject choice and careers.Teachers may also find the following eLibrary...
Publication date:
2000 - 2009

3 resources
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Equality and Diversity

These materials provide examples of effective practice in equality and diversity within STEM subjects and careers. Teachers may also find the resources available from the interactive Equality and Diversity Toolkit useful. The toolkit has been developed with a view to promoting Science, Technology, Engineering and...
Publication date:
2000 - 2009

2 resources
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Investigating Science of the Earth

These materials, from the Earth Science Teachers' Association, contain hands-on activities that will help students to understand processes such as the water cycle and phenomena like climate change and plate tectonics.
Publication date:
1990 - 1999

3 resources
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Improving learning in mathematics

The Standards Unit: Improving Learning in Mathematics resources were produced as a response to the Smith report. The materials use active learning approaches originally designed for post-16 mathematics but for use across the secondary phase. The resources, and the work of the Standards Unit with leading maths experts...
Publication date:
2000 - 2009

6 resources
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Teaching Activities and Materials

These materials exemplify the ideas and approaches adopted in the Standards Unit pilot. To get best value from them, we recommend that you use them in association with the guidance and other materials in the resource. The following are some specific hints and guidance:* These sessions are offered as examples of the...
Publication date:
2000 - 2009

9 resources
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