Results for "problem solving" (15)

Mathematics in science teachingRP210

There is an increased mathematical demand in science and a greater understanding is necessary to accelerate learning and raise attainment for science GCSE's. This course explores the typical weaknesses in mathematics that hinder students' ability to understand and solve scientific problems. It will give teachers an...

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...

Isaac physics teacher CPDRP516

This course is designed for KS5 Physics teachers who would like to become involved in the Issac Physics project whose aims are to improve the problem solving skills of students of A level Physics enable Physics and Maths students from all backgrounds to gain expertise beyond school level prepare students from all...

Applying knowledge and understanding in scienceRP344

Develop the ability of your students to apply their knowledge and understanding of scientific ideas, scientific enquiry, techniques and procedures. This course focuses on the demands of AO2 in exam specifications and offers practical advice and suggestions on how to develop application and problem solving skills

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...

Seasons on Saturn

KS3 (with support) & KS4, application of standard (right-angle) trigonometry and transformations of curves. 

This task involves students making and using measurements from Hubble Space Telescope images to determine Saturn’s orbital period and then transform the sin curve using the excel file to establish...

Publication date:
07 March 2016

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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 Motion

STEM Links: Forces, Friction, Kinetic Energy, Vehicles, Axles,...

Publication date:
21 September 2015

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Developing STEM in the primary curriculumRP293

During this session you will identify the skills needed to become successful in STEM and learn how to integrate STEM skills into the primary curriculum.

When Disaster Strikes Activity Pack

When Disaster Strikes is an event aimed to be run for 3.5 hours. It is most suitable for secondary school students from Year 7 to Year 11 – the difficulty can be altered to suit the age group. Students are to be split into groups of 5 (no less than 4 and no more than 6 in a group).

In the activity, the...

Publication date:
25 June 2018

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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)...

Publication date:
03 April 2018