Results for "problem solving" (21)

Water for the World

Water for the World was developed jointly by Engineers Without Borders UK (EWB) and Arup, a global firm of engineering consultants and specialists. There are three resources, investigating issues of water scarcity, sourcing and supply and showing how engineers can help to solve problems. Although initially designed...

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2010 to date

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Get to work with science and technology

'Get to work with science and technology' is a fascinating new narrative nonfiction series that introduces readers to the real-world applications of STEM subjects.

From analysing data, to using tools and technology, readers will be excited to see how real-life scientists and engineers solve problems every...

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2010 to date

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ENGINEER

This collection contains nine activities which support science learning within the context of a wide range of engineering design challenges. Designed to foster questioning and creativity and to develop problem-solving skills including testing alternative options, interpreting results and evaluating their solutions...

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2010 to date

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Engineers Without Borders UK (EWB)

This collection is produced by Engineers Without Borders UK (EWB) , an international development organisation that aims to remove barriers to development through engineering. It contains resources which challenge children to discuss big issues facing the modern world and the challenges this poses for engineers...

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2010 to date

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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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Super Sucker: Designing a Machine to Clean up Litter

This resource provides a design and technology project for older primary children. Linking to the topic of electricity, it provides a practical context in which children focus on electric circuits, motors and batteries to build their own mini-vacuum cleaner. The series of four lessons begins by introducing the...

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2010 to date

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Design and Technology: the National Curriculum - Key Stages 1-4 (1999)

The 1999 edition of the Design and Technology National Curriculum included set out clearly the programmes of study and attainment targets for Key Stages One to Four. It sets out the importance of design and technology education to students' performance across the curriculum in promoting social, moral and cultural...

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Knee Deep: Designing and Constructing a Water Pond

Aimed at primary level, this resource provides a design and technology project which links to work on the properties of materials and aspects of environmental geography. Children design and make a model of a pond and discover more about the work of engineers throughout the process. In the first lesson the context...

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2010 to date

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Spaghetti Towers

Aimed at primary learners, this resource asks children to design and build a tower using spaghetti and marshmallows. This challenge links design and technology, mathematics and science as children use problem-solving strategies and knowledge of two-dimensional and three-dimensional shapes to build their towers....

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2010 to date

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There Is No Them, Only Us (Summer 2013)

This edition of the Computing at School newsletter contains articles covering:

*Computing in the national curriculum

*Computational thinking in the classroom

*Code Club

*Learning algorithmic thinking through dance

*Code Avengers

*Touch Develop

*The Behind the Screen...

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2010 to date

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