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Water Availability

In this activity, students take the role of data analysts of the World Water Resources Board (WWRB) a fictional organisation charged with providing financial aid to countries most in need of water. They will compare the availability of water in Algeria, Jordan and Turkey. Students will determine how to fairly...
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2000 - 2009

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2D and 3D

This resource consists of two interactive excel programs. The first allows students to explore 2D representations of solids. The second provides problems relating to angles and lengths within solids which need to be solved using trigonometry.Drawing 3D in 2D This excel file deals with 2D representations of solids...
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2000 - 2009

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Year Two/Three Spring Term

This resource has been created for use with mixed age class primary children from six to eight years of age. The two weekly plans support learning about number, place value, rounding, addition and subtraction and contain differentiated activities for the different year groups, guided tasks and details of resources...
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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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STEM Learning magazine: secondary and post-16 - spring 2017

The Spring issue of the STEM Learning magazine explores how a visit by a STEM Ambassador can fire up your students, by helping to transform a school STEM Club and inspire many students to continue their science studies. The magazine also includes the following articles:Mission X: train like an astronaut: the...
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CS4FN Issue 22

This issue of Computer Science for Fun focuses on creative computing. Can a machine even ever be truly creative? After all they are just blindly following their programs. Surely that isn’t what creativity is about! But what do we really mean by creativity? We need to decide if we are to write programs that are...
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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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Hot coffee

Act 1A giant cup is being used as part of a world record breaking attempt. A video shows two hoses being used to pour coffee into the cup. The start and end times for filling the cup are given. How many gallons fit into the coffee cup?https://stemlearning.wistia.com/medias/b3ql7tsv5y

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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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Classifying proportional and non-proportional situations

This lesson develops the concept of identifying when two quantities vary in direct proportion to each other. Students enhance their ability to:Distinguish between direct proportion and other functional relationshipsSolve proportionality problems using efficient methodsThe lesson begins with students answering...
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