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ARISS

ARISS – Amateur Radio on the International Space Station

Tim Peake will become the first British ESA astronaut when he starts his journey to the International Space Station in November 2015. This represents a unique opportunity to reach out to students all over the UK and help inspire them...

Publication date:
20 March 2015

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develop the Environmental leader in you at Earthwatch's residential training programme this summer

develop the Environmental leader in you At our residential training programme this summer

When: August 17 - 21, 2015
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Publication date:
02 April 2015

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Learning to code - with a purpose

A 5 part beginners user guide to getting started with programming languages such as Scratch and Turtle for physical computing with sensors, microcontrollers, electronics and animations.

Adrian Oldknow       adrian@ccite.org         March 30th 2015

Publication date:
02 April 2015

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Data-capture, modelling and simulation

A beginners guide to free and cheap software and hardware to capture data from experiments using sensors and/or video, to process and analyse the data, to carry out mathematical modelling from the data and to produce simulations and animations. Also the pdf of the NCET/Becta `Data-capture and Modelling' book and...

Publication date:
12 April 2015

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An Introduction to the BBC Micro Bit

Two short documents.  One giving current information on the new BBC Micro Bit computing device.  The other showing how it can be programmed on a Blockly emulator, and also modelled in the Turtle System.

Adrian Oldknow  adrian@ccite.org  30th March 2015 

Publication date:
20 April 2015

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Hubble Standard Form

GCSE, set of standard form exercises. 

A selection of 11 real life questions based on observations from the Hubble Space Telescope involving standard form. By no means easy this uses GCSE maths to find out real facts about the solar system and universe, just like astronomers do.

Answers, internet...

Publication date:
07 March 2016

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Seasons on Saturn

KS3 (with support) & KS4, application of standard (right-angle) trigonometry and transformations of curves. 

This task involves students making and using measurements from Hubble Space Telescope images to determine Saturn’s orbital period and then transform the sin curve using the excel file to establish...

Publication date:
07 March 2016

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