Results for "problem solving" (1263)

John Gray

This STEMNET resource introduces John Gray who is a specialist engineer for the BBC. His role is crucial in ensuring that the programme production system used by local radio stations across England works properly.John was at university studying for a degree in Computational Physics when he first worked for the BBC...
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2010 to date

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Ros Brain

Ros Brain, Deputy Head Teacher in a primary school, recruited four STEM Ambassadors from STEMNET to bring alive the topic of poor sanitation for an activity day in her school. The children got involved in a range of practical and fun experiments which were relevant not only to the themes of problem solving,...
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2010 to date

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Scimorph

Scimorph is a Prototype Augmented Reality (AR) Character to promote engagement with science. Its target audience are Year Six students although useable across a much wider range. The resource can be used as a lesson introduction and to provoke discussion and exploration of scientific principles. It may also be...
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2000 - 2009

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Corrosion

This is one of the 14 Background Books published for Stage III of the Nuffield Chemistry Sample Scheme. The books were highly illustrated and designed to be attractive. This book describes applications of chemistry to solve practical problems. There are three parts to this book: *Part 1: What is corrosion? The...
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1960 - 1969

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Tutors’ Handbook (CPVE edition)

Nuffield Working with Science was revised in the 1980s to meet the requirements of the Certificate of Pre-Vocational Education (CPVE). In this edition the general course guidance and the specific guidance about the units was brought together into a single Tutors’ Handbook.ContentsChapter 1 Working with Science and...
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1970 - 1979

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Liz Bland: Chartered Civil Engineer

In this Careers4u.tv video, Liz Bland talks about her work as a civil engineer. Liz manages the day-to-day running of construction sites, ordering materials, managing budgets and ensuring that jobs are completed in time. She enjoys problem-solving and finds the work very rewarding. In the video, Liz talks about what...
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2010 to date

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Match and Mismatch: Finding Answers

The Progress in Learning Science book for teachers entitled Match and Mismatch: Finding Answers provides information about the kind of learning experiences which are likely to help children at various point in their progress towards their learning goals in science. It thus complements Match and Match: Raising...
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1970 - 1979

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Thinking about Energy

Work done in this Nuffield 13 - 16 module followed from the B unit called ‘Machines and engines’ and the S unit ‘Fuels’. This X unit provided enough material for eight double periods. It could be selected to complete either a Science or a Further Science course. The teachers’ guide included 10 worksheets to supplement...
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1980 - 1989

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APU Science Report for Teachers 2: Science Assessment Framework at Age 13 and 15

This APU Science report for teachers sets out the view of science that underpinned decisions about what to assess in the surveys of students at ages 13 and 15. The view led to attention being focused on activities associated with solving problems scientifically. These activities were expressed in the assessment...
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1980 - 1989

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Number and Algebra 1

There are twelve units in this book from Nuffield National Curriculum Mathematics. Each unit provides information for the student to read and questions and activities for them to do. The units, which are in short sections, have detailed content descriptions at the top of each page. These descriptions are also...
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1990 - 1999

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