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ESERO-UK

ESERO-UK (the European Space Education Resource Office for the UK) is an education project from the European Space Agency (ESA).

ESERO-UK has been established at the National STEM Learning Centre through funding from ESA and the Department for Education. ESERO-UK promotes space in the UK and the use of space...

This collection contains resources relating to the Solar System and Planets. There are a range of activities, images, video and information from sources such as the European Space Agency and NASA. There are a range of materials which can be used with primary or secondary students.

The Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching provide these resources, developed to emphasise the practical nature of mathematics and its application to real life situations.

Athletics Track - explores the mathematics required in the design of an athletics track.

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The National Strategies were professional programmes for children and young people across all the school phases in England, delivered on behalf of the Department for Education. They were first introduced in 1998 and ceased to operate in 2011. The materials were designed to help teachers and schools focus on the...

The eight Science ('D') Units in the Nuffield 13-16 programme each included enough material for eight double periods. Together they provided some choice for teachers who could select two of the units to complete the Single Science course and a further three units to complete the Further Science course. The booklets...

As the Key Stage Three Strategy evolved into the National Secondary Strategy, it produced guidance on a range of whole-school development issues which were all intended to help to raise standards of achievement. Assessment for Learning was an integral part of this drive, generic materials and training preceded the...

The second edition of Nuffield Co-ordinated Sciences gave a higher profile to the study of earth and space topics. These aspects of science dealt with three of the cross-curricular themes in the 1992 National Curriculum: weather, geology and space. These themes were related to two strands of the National Curriculum...

In 2002 the UK Government launched the Key Stage Three National Strategy for science – a school support programme involving locally employed consultants to work with science teachers and departments to raise standards in Key Stage Three science across England (students...

Making a Spectacle

'Not everyone has good eyesight. Many of us need spectacles or contact lenses to improve our vision. A lot of science goes into making sure people get the right spectacles to suit their needs.' These practicals and videos use a workplace context to help students to develop their understanding of the electromagnetic...

The GCSE Mathematics extension materials are aimed at students who are working towards GCSE Mathematics and would benefit from exposure to mathematics beyond the GCSE specifications.

Aims
The aims of the materials were:

  • To introduce students to new ideas so as to stimulate...

MEI Online Resources provide this introduction to Matrices for AQA FP1. Detailed notes covering the manipulation of matrices and crucial points to learn are included, together with study plans for both Heinemann and Oxford textbooks.

There are many misconceptions in the understanding of mathematics which ultimately give rise to errors. Resources addressing eight of the most commonly found are included in this collection. Each resource contains an explanation of how the misconception arises so easily, together with some exercises aimed at...

A series of specifications for the GCSE design and technology modules.

Assessment matters

From April 1989 SEAC assumed responsibility for the management of the existing contract of the Assesssment of Performance Unit (APU). A new section formed within the SEAC was created – the Evaluation and Monitoring Unit (EMU).  The unit has responsibility for monitoring and evaluating the National Curriculum...

The World of Science was based on a selection of topics from ASE’s SATIS project. The publications contained the best of the thinking of the first project. Units that had stood the test of time were included but they were updated, shortened and amended in the light...

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