Results for "problem solving" (15)

Inclusive design thinking with FixpertsTV208

Fixperts is an award-winning, hands-on learning programme that challenges young people to use their imagination and skills to create ingenious solutions to everyday problems. This one day course will look at how teachers can challenge and disrupt the design and technology classroom through implementing inclusive...

Maths subject knowledge: proportional reasoningNE204

Proportional reasoning, and the use of ratios, is required across different areas of the mathematics curriculum. It is essential to many areas of science and technology and is used in a range of real-world situations in both life and work. On this self-paced, online subject knowledge course, we explore a number of...

Bringing Mars exploration to the classroomCY218

ESA's ExoMars mission will search for signs of life on the red planet. Using Lego robotics, data logging and simple engineering challenges you will learn how to link this exciting context across STEM subjects, motivating students to link together skills and knowledge. The course will include lesson activities and...

Primary Design and Technology Introductory Project - The Puff Buggy

A team working introductory design and technology activity for primary pupils aged 7-11 working in small teams. The activity takes between 60-90 minutes to complete.Activity Theme: Vehicles and MotionSTEM Links: Forces, Friction, Kinetic Energy, Vehicles, Axles, Structural Aerodynamics and Problem Solving.Key Skills:...
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21 September 2015

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VEX IQ Robotics Project

This collection of lesson resources supports students to design and build using VEX IQ kits, whilst learning about VEX IQ parts, programming the controller and key engineering terminology (such as chain drive, friction, gear ratio, motors). The challenges and learning are based on a US STEM...
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06 March 2019

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Using and maintaining your overlockerTV207

This CPD is aimed both teachers and technicians, looking to maximise their use of an overlocker in the classroom and understand more about their maintenance and safe use. An overlocker is a specialist piece of textiles equipment that gives a professional quality finish to textiles products, replicating shop bought...

Be part of inspiring a new generation of engineers !

EDT is looking for mentors to work with teams of Year 8 and 9 students in Blackpool on an environmentally themed projects!  What is Go4SET?Go4SET aims at sparking the interest of Pupils (ages 12-14) into the possibilities of how they can use the maths and science they learn in school, to create innovative...
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03 April 2018

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Hexbug Primary KS2 Project Lessons 1-10

This project requires pupils to work individually and with teams, similar to the situations presented to real engineers and designers. Through REVERSE ENGINEERING pupils learn about MECHANICAL & GEARED SYSTEMS. Through exploring AUTOMATION, pupils will be introduced to COMPUTER PROGRAMMING & AUTOMATION. By...
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30 August 2016

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Hexbug Primary KS3 Project Lessons 1-10

This project requires pupils to work individually and with teams, similar to the situations presented to real engineers and designers. Through REVERSE ENGINEERING pupils learn about MECHANICAL & GEARED SYSTEMS. Through exploring AUTOMATION, pupils will be introduced to COMPUTER PROGRAMMING & AUTOMATION. By...
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30 August 2016

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Developing mathematics skills for the new design and technology AS and A levelsTY222

Designed to support teachers to develop their subject knowledge in mathematics, helping to prepare you for delivery of the new AS and A levels in design and technology. With support from our mathematics specialists, we will investigate the subject knowledge needed to solve design engineering, product design and...

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