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Survival

This resource looks at the control and maintenance of body temperature in the context of surviving extreme conditions. Students are challenged to investigate a variety of different survival techniques for a casualty in cold water and evaluate which is most effective. They then examine the costs associated with...

Navigation

This resource is designed to enable students to be able to describe the differences between scalar and vector quantities, be able to calculate velocity, acceleration and distance covered and to be able to calculate resultant velocity of parallel vectors and vectors at right angles to each other. Students view a...

Launch

In this activity, students look at the RNLI’s high-speed Shannon class lifeboats and launch vehicles which use hydraulics as a propulsion system. They explore the relationship between force, pressure and area and how forces are transmitted through liquids. Students also investigate how the output force of a jet...

Dynamic equilibrium

These diagnostic questions and response activities (contained in the zip file) support students in being able to:

  • Recognise that a reactant added in excess will still be present in the final reaction mixture.         
  • Recognise that some chemical reactions are reversible.
  • Recognise...

Debate Kit - Unisex Toilets

This debate kit, asks the question: 'Should schools make all their toilets unisex?'. It allows students to consider the social, ethical and factual...

Debate Kit - Food Hygiene

This debate kit asks the question: 'Is it safer to eat at home or out at a restaurant?', which allows students to consider communicable diseases...

Debate kit - Mars mission

This kit supports a class debate on whether humans should be sent into space on a mission to Mars.

Learning objectives:

• To practise discussing and debating issues and expressing an opinion

• Understand more of...

Debate kit - Privacy

This resource focuses on the subject of privacy and provides an opportunity for a structured practice debate on a controversial topic. The different ‘rounds’ of the debate help students think through the issues and reconsider their opinions. The structure also shows them how to build a discussion and back up their...

Debate Kit - Climate Change

This debate kit asks the question: 'Should flying be banned for ten years?', which allows students to consider the social, economic and technical issues around climate change and the effects of human activity. Pupils take on a given role so that they look at the question from a certain point of view.  They share...

Debate kit - Self-driving cars

This pack has all you need to facilitate a structured debate on the controversial topic of whether the town centre ought to be for self-driven cars only. The structure shows students how to build a discussion and back up their opinions with facts. The pack provides outline guidance for four imagined but...

Beaker ball balance problem

This video introduces an interesting problem of two balls placed in beakers of water.  A ping pong ball is fixed to the bottom of one beaker of water and an acrylic ball suspended into another beaker of water.  Both beakers contain the same amount of water and both balls displace equal amounts of water (they have...

Atomic bonding song

A song that explains ionic, covalent and metallic bonding in simple terms. 

AQA Style Foundation Linear

This resource contains a set of Mathematics GCSE Foundation level examination papers in the style of the 2012-16 AQA examinations. Paper 1 is the non-calculator paper worth 70 marks. Paper 2 is the calculator paper worth 105 marks. The marking guides look very similar to the actual AQA GCSE mark schemes. There are...

AQA Style Higher Linear

This resource contains a set of Mathematics GCSE Higher level examination papers in the style of the 2012-16 AQA examinations. Paper 1 is the non-calculator paper worth 70 marks. Paper 2 is the calculator paper worth 105 marks. The marking guides look very similar to the actual AQA GCSE mark schemes. There are...

Adding Outwards

This activity is based upon addition and subtraction of integers, requiring students to find patterns and relationships, develop formulae and prove results.

The resource consists of printable worksheets, teachers' notes and solutions.

The activity can be extended by the use of algebra to explain...

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