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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 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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Training and Development Agency for Schools (TDA)

Established in 1994 as the Teacher Training Agency, this organisation became the Training and Development Agency for Schools (TDA) in 2005 – a body responsible for the initial and in-service training of teachers and other school staff in England. In 2012 many of its functions were taken on by the establishment of the...
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2000 - 2009

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IET Faraday Resources

The IET Faraday programme has been developed by the Institution of Engineering and Technology, Europe’s largest professional organisation in the field. The aim is to introduce a new generation to the sheer excitement of science, technology and engineering.These resources include cross-curricular classroom activities...
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2010 to date

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Pure Water

The resources in this collection, from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), look at how we meet our increasing water demands, the importance of clean water to public health, water shortages and engineering solutions to providing clean water. There is also a product design project to develop a ‘...
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2010 to date

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Sparks Will Fly

This collection provides three primary science resources which link to the Royal Institution Christmas Lecture ‘Sparks Will Fly’, given by Prof Danielle George in 2014. Produced by the University of Manchester's Science & Engineering Education Research and Innovation Hub. The Christmas Lectures at the Royal...
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2010 to date

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Wind power STEM challenge

From Practical Action, this challenge asks students to design a simple wind turbine capable of lifting a cup off the floor to bench height. The winning team will be the one producing a machine that lifts the most weight. The resource includes an instruction sheet, wind turbine images, links to videos and downloadable...
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2000 - 2009

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Winners and losers

This resource helps students think about who the winners and losers are when making product choices.
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2000 - 2009

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Squashed tomato STEM challenge

This Practical Action resource presents a fun hands-on and brains-on challenge for Key Stages Two to Five.The problem: In Nepal many farmers living on the mountainside grow fruit and vegetables, including tomatoes. To earn a living they need to sell these at the local market. The problem is getting to market...
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2010 to date

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