Results for "problem solving" (3)

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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Rising to the challenge: using CREST Awards in food lessons

The CREST Awards scheme provided the ideal opportunity for me to teach Year 9 students how to conduct a food science experiment and for them to learn key skills in writing up the experiment – excellent preparation for the GCSE Non-exam Assessment.We had just completed work on cereals, so the project title ‘Compare how well bread rises when made from...

Nuffield Home Economics: Nutrition

Nutrition was one of the four topics that featured as a separate area of study in the Nuffield Home Economics course for students aged 14–16. The course emphasised the influence of food choice on health. The authors appreciated that entrenched attitudes to food and feeding are as likely to influence dietary...

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1980 - 1989

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