Results for "problem solving" (41)

Teamwork - Solving Problems and Improving Quality

The Science with Technology Teamwork unit, from the Association for Science Education and the Design and Technology Association, introduces students to skills to solve problems and improve quality. It was developed in collaboration with experts in the Rover Group. This unit was part of the Toolkit produced by the...
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1990 - 1999

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Teachers TryScience

Teachers TryScience was developed to bring best practices in design-based learning to schools. These lessons, along with teaching strategies and resources, are designed to spark students’ interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Design-based learning gives flexibility to facilitate and...
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2010 to date

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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 as...
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2010 to date

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Experimenting with Industry

The ‘Experimenting with Industry’ series was published in the mid-1980s when it presented industry-related science practicals for schools. It was developed as part of a 'teachers into industry' project organised by The Association for Science Education (ASE) on behalf of The Standing Conference on Schools' Science and...
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1980 - 1989

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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 trying...
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2010 to date

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Nuclear Power Design Engineer: David Bennett

This STEMNET resource describes the background and career of STEM Ambassador David Bennett, a design engineer at a nuclear power station. David's role is to ensure that any modifications made to the nuclear power plant improve safety and efficiency. He started work after gaining a degree in Mechanical Engineering...
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2010 to date

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Science and Technology in Society 1

SATIS book one includes Ashton Island - a problem in renewable energy, Fibre in your diet, and Nuclear power. The ten units in this booklet are: *101 Sulphurcrete: Reading, questions and experimental work on the use of sulphur as a building material. *102 Food from fungus: Information, questions and decision-...
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1980 - 1989

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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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1990 - 1999

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STEM Learning Magazine: Secondary - autumn 2015

This edition of the STEM Learning Magazine includes articles on:Professional development for science techniciansAn interview with a design and technology teacherStudy visits to CERNHigh quality staff training daysTim Peake's mission to the International Space StationBringing careers education and information into the...
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2010 to date

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Scalextric Cars

This resource from Boxford describes the manufacture of car moulds for the Scalextric 4 Schools competition. It contains exemplar CAD files. Steps needed to complete the project are described and photographs show examples of a finished mould. The cutting tool size needed and option for analysing the electrical...
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2010 to date

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