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VEX Robotics Competition

The VEX Robotics Competition allows students to design and build a robot from scratch to compete in regional, national and international events using the VEX EDR robotic platform. The actual challenge changes every year, but the same concepts remain so students and teams knowledge can grow with the programme.The VEX...

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Generation Science

Generation Science is the schools touring programme from Edinburgh International Science Festival. Each year we deliver interactive science shows and hands-on workshops in primary schools all over Scotland. In 2019 the tour runs from 28 January - 24 May. On offer this year are 15 workshops each exploring areas within...

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Generation Science

Generation Science is the schools touring programme from Edinburgh International Science Festival. Each year we deliver interactive science shows and hands-on workshops in primary schools all over Scotland. In 2019 the tour runs from 28 January - 24 May. On offer this year are 15 workshops each exploring areas within...

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PEP and Pizza - National Vegetarian Week Grants

I know that some of you have identified activities around the theme of ‘Climate change’ within your PEP action plans and indeed most of our themes are inextricably linked to these issues.

Here are details of an opportunity for schools to access a mobile pizza oven for a day as part of National Vegetarian...


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Researcher career profiles - ecology & geography

Researchers involved in the Biodiversity and Ecosystem Service Sustainability (BESS) research programme explain their work and their passion for science. These profiles are aimed at early secondary school students and intend to highlight both the relevance of ecological science to human wellbeing and research as a...
Publication date:
02 December 2015

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Weaving Guides

The Nuffield Mathematics Project Weaving Guides are single-concept books which give detailed instructions or information about a particular subject. The first two guides are concerned with the advent of calculators and computers and how they might be used to develop mathematical concepts. The use and...
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1960 - 1969

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Environmental Issues Leaflets

The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) have published a number of briefing notes and brochures which give excellent insights into some of the big environmental issues such as climate change, natural hazards, sustainable use of this planet's resources, biodiversity and pollution. Two of these brochures are...
Publication date:
2000 - 2009

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Ice-locked ship News Story

There is an interesting story about a Polar Vessel in the news about a ship which is purposely going to get stuck in ice and be allowed to drift across the North Pole.  This is a nice story talking about collaboration and climate change.  This would tie in really well with the Polar Explorer Programme and...


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Boaty McBoatface News

Welcome schools. You may wish to show students this recent news story linked to the Polar Explorer Programme to get them even more excited. Boaty McBoatface (all 3 of them) is doing some work as we speak. Read more here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-39232973 I'm meeting with the owners and...


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Free trees for eligible primary schools

Eligible primary schools in England can apply for free tree packs from the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and the Woodland Trust.These free trees and accompanying teaching resources will help pupils engage with nature and allow teachers to deliver the curriculum with confidence.Free trees...

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