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Placement: Defence Science and Technology LaboratoryTY842

Location: Porton Down, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP4 0JQ Five day placements are available with the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) at their Portin Down site supported by £1000 of ENTHUSE bursary funding. To express your interest in a placement, please complete this form and send it to: insight@stem.org....

Science and Technology in Society 7

SATIS book seven includes Electricity in your home[, Physics in playgrounds, and Which anti-acid?. The ten units in this booklet are: 701 Electricity in your home: Exercises using the electricity meters in students homes to find out about electricity consumption. 702 The gas supply problem: Information and...
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1980 - 1989

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Mathematics Reader

The Nuffield Advanced Mathematics reader provided articles as background or extensions to topics covered elsewhere in the course. The aim was to encourage students to make further study of the development and applications of the ideas about which they were learning. This was one of the ways by which the course team...
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1990 - 1999

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Year Nine Geometrical Reasoning Mini-pack

This unit on geometrical reasoning from the National Strategies aims to make a significant contribution to the development of teaching and learning of geometrical reasoning. It was planned for the end of Year Nine in order to provide an opportunity to draw together students’ existing geometrical knowledge within a...
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2000 - 2009

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Tiling Diamonds

This resource from the Shropshire Centre for Mathematical Education contains many ideas that will hopefully indicate that work on tiling problems can be a central part of mathematical problem solving, particularly within the study of shape and space.By using two basic designs of diamond shaped tiles, images and...
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1990 - 1999

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The Star of Byzantium

This Problem Solving with Industry module was devised by the Centre for Science Education in collaboration with Willis Carroon North Limited and South Yorkshire Police. In this module the problem is to choose the most appropriate electronically-controlled security system that will reduce the risk of the theft of a...
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1990 - 1999

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Preventing Heart Disease

This Problem Solving with Industry module was devised by the Centre for Science Education in collaboration with local health promotion groups. In this module the problem is to design an effective campaign or a piece of material promoting ‘Healthy Hearts’. This can then be used in the School or College communityTasks*...
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1990 - 1999

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The Dye Is Cast

This Problem Solving with Industry module was devised by the Centre for Science Education in collaboration with ICI Huddersfield. The problem presented by this module is to find ways to control the colour and acidity of the effluent from a manufacturing plant which will be producing indigo dye.Tasks* Task 1 - reading...
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1990 - 1999

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Airport Terminal Design Challenge

This activity, produced by Innovate Educate and East Midlands Airport, challenges students to consider the factors that need to be taken into account when designing a new airport terminal building. The students are given a design brief and the requirement of the project before working in groups to solve the problem...
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2010 to date

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Motivating A-Level Mathematics

Produced by the Spode Group, this resource illustrates many applications of topics in A-level mathematics. The book is divided into four chapters. Each chapter contains a number of case studies. Each case study is divided into an introductory problem statement, solution and further exercises.Functions contains case...
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1980 - 1989

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