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Big Bang Collection

Launched in 2009, The Big Bang: UK Young Scientists & Engineers Fair is the UK’s biggest single science and engineering experience for young people. The Big Bang LessonIn 2010 Professor Brian Cox, physicist and presenter of television series such as The ‘Wonders of the Solar System’, visited Springfield...
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2010 to date

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Natural Environment Research Council

The mission of the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) is to gather and apply knowledge, improve understanding and predict the behaviour of the natural environment and its resources. It was established in 1965. NERC funds and manages research and training in earth system science, advancing knowledge of...
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2000 - 2009

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STEM Education Reports

Part of the Educational research in STEM subjects collection, this collection holds a variety of reports that cover a wide range of issues in science, mathematics and technology education.Produced by organisations such as the Association for Science Education, Centre for Education and Employment Research, Ofsted,...
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2000 - 2009

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STEM Fairs

STEM Fairs offer wide and varied opportunities to expand students’ views of the world of STEM. This collection of resources, provided by the British Science Association, with support from Intel Education, includes practical help for teachers to get the most out of a STEM Fair. The materials offer advice applicable...
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2010 to date

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Economic and Social Research Council

This collection of resources from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) gives support materials for teachers in schools, helping to provoke debate and discussions and providing useful statistics about the UK population. The materials can be used to explore aspects of mathematics, psychology and health as...
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2000 - 2009

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Facts and Figures

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) has produced sets of facts and figures about various aspects of life in Britain. The statistics give a picture of our society and show how mathematics has applications in the study of other subjects. * Where would social science be without maths? - A poster and...
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2000 - 2009

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School Briefings: Body Image

This set of four Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) school briefings look at how body image, confidence and self-esteem are affected by advertising, social stigma and class. The briefings describe ESRC-funded research on each topic and can be used to spark discussions in the classroom about how people are...
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2000 - 2009

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School Briefings: Happiness

This set of four Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) school briefings look at happiness, what it is, how it can be measured and how it can be enhanced. They look at how happiness affects society and the economy as well as the individual. The briefings discuss research into these areas and can be used to spark...
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2000 - 2009

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Careers

These Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) careers guides give simple definitions of social science subjects, with ideas about possible careers and examples of ESRC-funded research. The guides available here are: * Economics * Psychology
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2000 - 2009

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School Briefings: Addiction

These four school briefings from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) look at the problems of smoking, alcohol and drug addiction amongst young people. Each of the four information sheets focuses on an aspect of addiction and presents the findings, concerns and recommendations of researchers. The...
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2010 to date

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