Results for "problem solving" (221)

CREST Star Investigators

CREST Star Investigators is a UK-wide award scheme, run by the British Science Association that enables children to solve scientific problems through practical investigation. The activities focus on thinking about, talking about, and doing science. They are designed to be used primarily outside of class time and a...
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2010 to date

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Mathematics education policies and reports: Teaching and Learning

This collection of reports explores the teaching and learning of mathematics. The reports include:Mathematical Needs - The project comprised two reports which looked at the mathematical needs of Higher Education and employment and examined the mathematical needs of learners.Deep Progress in Mathematics: the Improving...
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2000 - 2009

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Astro Pi

Leading UK space organisations have joined forces with British ESA Astronaut Tim Peake and Raspberry Pi to offer students a chance to devise and code their own apps or experiment to run in space.Two Raspberry Pi computers are planned to be flown to the International Space Station (ISS) as part of Tim’s six month...
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2010 to date

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Number

This sub-collection of resources from the Virtual Text Book collection contains forty resources designed for use on an interactive whiteboard to aid the teaching and learning of a variety of topics in ‘Number’. Each resource is an interactive Excel worksheet to encourage teacher-student interaction. The topics covered...
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2000 - 2009

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Disaster Response: How do Engineers Save Lives?

This suite of student activities, challenges and related resources aims to give students an insight into the roles of engineers following a natural disaster.The short introductory activities increase students’ awareness of the range of types of natural disaster and the kinds of problems associated with them, as well...
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2010 to date

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SMILE Wealth of Worksheets

This collection of mathematics worksheets from SMILE is an interactive resource with 188 worksheets which can be viewed in groups sorted by topic and National Curriculum level or by SMILE number. Many of these worksheets are enhanced versions of the original SMILE cards. The mathematics is generally suitable for key...
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2000 - 2009

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Ordering

These Cre8ate maths activities develop multi-stage logistical thinking. The Planning ahead puzzle develops process skills of problem solving: working systematically and creating, describing and experimenting with systematic strategies. Making tea is concerned with finding the best way to organise time and draws on...
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2010 to date

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Loci and Constructions

This resource consists of 12 instant maths ideas, ideal for use as starter questions, extension question or probing questions to assess understanding, providing students with the opportunity to explore loci and constructions using physical activities, by solving problems such as the goat and the shed problem, drawing...
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2000 - 2009

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Activity Case Study 14: Vicki Hodges

This STEMNET activity case study describes the work of Vicki Hodges as a STEM Ambassador. In a wide range of activities, she has helped to build a space station in an infant school, worked at careers fairs for older students and lectured at universities. Vicki has worked with all age groups and enjoys sharing her...
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2010 to date

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Beat the Clock - Sorting Networks

Even though computers are fast, there is a limit to how quickly they can solve problems. One way to speed things up is to use several computers to solve different parts of a problem. In this activity sorting networks are used to do several sorting comparisons at the same time. This resource begins with a discussion...
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2000 - 2009

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