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Aliens and Underwater Volcanoes

This podcast from the Natural Environment Research Council's (NERC) Planet Earth Online collection looks at invasive species of plants and animals. Many of them are well-known. Grey squirrels, harlequin ladybirds, buddleia, Japanese knotweed - the list goes on. Some of these aliens, or invasive species to give them...
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2000 - 2009

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The Implementation of the Curricular Requirements of the Education Reform Act 1989-90

This report is the result of HMI monitoring the first year of the implementation of the National Curriculum in mathematics in Key Stages One and Three. Evidence was collected on visits made during the year by primary and mathematics specialists to 291 primary schools, 20 middle schools and 373 secondary schools. While...
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1980 - 1989

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High and Dry: Protecting Objects on a Floating Platform

Aimed at primary level, this resource provides a cross-curricular design and technology project which links to work on the properties and uses of materials and in particular floating and sinking. Throughout the lessons children design and make a floating island and discover more about the work of engineers throughout...
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2010 to date

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High Flyers: Building a Glider with Everyday Materials

Aimed at upper primary, this resource contains a series of lessons which explore forces and flight through a practical challenge where children work in teams to investigate materials and then design, make and test their own gliders. The first lesson sets the scene and introduces the problem as well as some basic...
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2010 to date

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Mathematics in the National Curriculum 1995

In 1993 Sir Ron Dearing, Chairman of the School Curriculum and Assessment Authority (SCAA), reviewed the whole national curriculum and made recommendations on slimming down the curriculum, and improving its administration. The revised curriculum which was implemented from August 1995 was not to be altered for five...
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1990 - 1999

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Mathematics Study Modules

These ten mathematics study modules, designed for an individual teacher or group of teachers, were produced by the mathematics strand of the Key Stage Three Strategy. They are intended for teachers who would like to reinforce, confirm and extend their knowledge of the Key Stage Three mathematics curriculum and to...
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2000 - 2009

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Focus Year 7/8 Shape and Space Lead-in

The material in this Century Maths Shape and Space Lead-in book is aimed at students working at below average levels. These students will have covered the concepts in their primary schools. The activities attempt to identify misconceptions and provide experiences to help students overcome them. The approach adopted...
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1990 - 1999

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Focus Year 7/8 Shape and Space Core

The material in this Century Maths Shape and Space Core book is aimed at average ability students but includes a small amount of more challenging material. The content overlaps that which will have been studied in primary school but some aspects are well beyond this, such as work on congruence. Many activities are...
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1990 - 1999

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Focus Teacher’s Support Pack Year 7/8 Algebra Lead-in

The material in this Century Maths Algebra Focus book is aimed at lower achieving students. There are a number of investigations with the emphasis on students making sense of what they are doing in preparation for more formal algebra.Contents of the student book:*Number sense - Puzzles using number grids and...
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1990 - 1999

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Foundation 1

This resource from Nelson Thornes was for students following the Foundation tier in mathematics and part of a series of books which delivered the three tier structure of GCSE. Each chapter begins with learning outcomes and contains reference boxes which explain techniques or concepts to be mastered, as well as...
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1990 - 1999

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