Results for "problem solving" (1068)

Skin Area

The task is to consider the process of making estimates to use in calculations before moving to the specific task of estimating the total surface area (i.e. skin area) of a volunteer. This is a readily accessible task, with students only needing basic measurement and estimation skills to get started. It is suitable...
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2010 to date

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e-commerce business analyst

Matthew is an e-commerce business analyst for Spicers, he discusses his role in this video. The role is Semi technical, semi people orientated, requiring problem solving, good communication skills and the ability to translate technical language to the business person and vice versa. He enjoyed sciences at school,...
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Testing testing

Machine learning is a process where machines or rather, computer code running on machines, is created that allows the code to develop its own methods to categorise information based on data that we feed into it.  Scientists at the University of Oxford are working on ways to improve the speed and...
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2010 to date

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12 Recommended Hardware Accessories for the BBC Micro:bit

With 25 external connections the BBC Micro:bit is not designed to be used in isolation alone, and whilst there are many great little projects that can be enjoyed using just one single Micro:bit, the real fun starts when you begin making connections. In this post I'd like to highlight 12 of the best hardware...


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Leapfrogs Action Books

This series of books from Leapfrogs offers a collection of explorations and investigations on a particular theme. In content they are less restricting than a simple work card.The Action Books are:Animations - slidescopes, flip sheets, zig zags, flick books, multi exposures transformations, enlargements,...
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1970 - 1979

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News roundup from the National STEM Learning Centre and Network I Spring 2016

Spring term brings with it with many exciting new starts, and it’s the same for the Centre and its Network. We can look back on a busy and productive Autumn term with a range of great events and activities to support science, technology, engineering and mathematics teaching and learning.Here is our news roundup of...

Focus Year 7/8 Handling Data Core

The material in this Century Maths Handling Data Focus book is aimed at average ability students. There are a number of practical activities and games to make learning the key concepts more enjoyable. [b]Contents of the student book:[/b] *[b]Using tables[/b] - reading and using data obtained from timetables and...
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1990 - 1999

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We Have the Technology

This physics extension module from the Salters’ Science course covers the action of sensors and amplifiers in electronic systems. Potential dividers are studied as a way of supplying different voltages. The action of light dependent resistors and thermistors in potential dividers is studied. Transistors are introduced...
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1990 - 1999

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Reasoning about numbers, with challenges and simplifications

This booklet from the National Numeracy Strategy was written to help students: * solve mathematical problems or puzzles, recognise and explain patterns and relationships, generalise and predict; * explain methods and reasoning orally and in writing; * suggest extensions by asking ‘What if …?’ All the activities give...
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1990 - 1999

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Working with Number Lines

This resource from ILEA Learning Resources explains that before students can form abstract mathematical ideas they invariably need experience in the physical world, and they also need to talk and think about this experience. Making and using number lines allows opportunities for students to develop an understanding of...
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1980 - 1989

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