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Making a Spectacle

'Not everyone has good eyesight. Many of us need spectacles or contact lenses to improve our vision. A lot of science goes into making sure people get the right spectacles to suit their needs.' These practicals and videos use a workplace context to help students to develop their understanding of the electromagnetic...
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2000 - 2009

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Sounds Good

'Our modern society has more ways of making sounds than ever before. How can we control sound to get good quality when we want it and cut out the sounds we don't want to hear?' These practicals and videos use a workplace context to develop students' understanding of the properties of sound, and how science can be...
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2000 - 2009

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Cutting Edge Materials

'What do materials scientists do? They investigate the properties of materials. Sometimes they try to make a material for a purpose. Sometimes a material is discovered and they explore its potential uses. The properties of all materials must be rigorously assessed.' These practicals and videos use a workplace context...
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2000 - 2009

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Bright Sparks

'We rely on electricity. It is a very versatile form of energy. But who installs electrical systems in our homes and workplaces? How can we be sure they will work correctly and safely once installed? An understanding the physics of electricity helps electricians do their work.' This group of practicals and videos...
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2000 - 2009

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Physical Health

'Modern hospitals have changed enormously in your lifetime. Thanks to amazing technological advances, we can see what is happening inside the body in more and more detail. Much of this is because of the work of medical physicists.' These practicals and videos use a workplace context to help students discover how...
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2000 - 2009

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MEI Online Resources

Mathematics in Education and Industry (MEI) is a membership organisation and a charity. Since the 1960s, MEI has worked to support mathematics teaching and learning. Any income generated through MEI’s work is used to support mathematics education. MEI emphasises understanding and enjoyment of mathematics and also...
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2000 - 2009

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MEI FP1

MEI Online provide a selection of resources for students following their Further Pure 1 Mathematics course. Complex Numbers are covered in detail and include a demonstration of the Argand diagram, as well as Powerpoint presentations which show useful techniques for factorising polynomials. There are thorough study...
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2000 - 2009

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Complex Numbers 1: Introduction

These resources, covering the topic of Complex Numbers, are suitable for students following the MEI Further Pure 1 Mathematics course (FP1). Detailed notes for all aspects of this course, together with study plans, exercises, activities, tests and interactive questions are provided.
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2000 - 2009

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SMILE Cards

SMILE (Secondary Mathematics Individualised Learning Experiment) was initially developed as a series of practical activities for secondary school students by practising teachers in the 1970s. It became a complete individualised scheme based around a network of activity cards and assessments. The cards were organised...
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2000 - 2009

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SMILE Cards: Booklets

The SMILE booklets are a collection of stand alone booklets, part of the SMILE mathematics network of numbered workcards.The collection includes:*Tables booklets*Calculating*Reckonings*Action Fractions*Action Decimals*Decimals to Fractions and Back Again*Imaginings*The Highway Code*Symmetry*Archimedes Spirals*Real...
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2000 - 2009

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