Many generations of farmers, sailors and other people who work in the great outdoors have relied on weather forecasts to safely and productively manage their activities. Scientific knowledge and modern […]

Paper Plane Engineers!

Image Source Folding and flying a paper plane sounds more like holiday fun than serious maths and science learning.  However, paper planes are a great way to challenge your students […]

Drones in Education

Unmanned aerial vehicle with camera Science Understanding: Science as a Human Endevour: Science and technology contribute to finding solutions to a range of contemporary issues; these solutions may impact on […]

Tools and equipment for Makerspaces

This week I have been researching 3D printers, scanners and laser cutters suitable for school Makerspaces. Although most secondary schools would already have many tools suitable for woodwork, metalwork and […]

Squishy circuit challenges

Level 5/6 Physical Sciences: Energy from a variety of sources can be used to generate electricity; electric circuits enable this energy to be transferred to another place and then to […]

Paper challenges for all ages

Integrative STEM education is grounded in the tenets of constructivism and the findings of three decades of cognitive science. Bruning, Schraw, Norby, and Ronning (2004) identified the following set of […]

Quantum Print-a-Car Challenge

Applications are still open for the 4th annual Quantum PrintACar Challenge until Friday 21st April. So you have seven weeks to work with students, so they can design, 3D print, […]