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Dispensing Optics

Produced for Future Morph, this short video looks at several students following ophthalmic dispensing and contact lens courses. The students describe the work they are doing with lenses and how this relates to the science they learnt at GCSE level. It...

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Case Study: Plumbing

Produced for Future Morph, this resource contains a video in which an apprentice plumber talks about his work in a renewable energy company installing solar water panels. The theory and practicals he learns in college is applied in the workplace. A second activity looks at a demonstration that illustrates the...

Case Study: Vehicle Maintenance

Produced for Future Morph, this video clip shows an apprentice in motor vehicle maintenance talking about her work and college course. She describes how a car's engine is tested to find a fault with its fuelling. An additional activity describes a classroom demonstration that shows the products of hydrocarbon...

Case Study: Landbased Technology

Produced for Future Morph, this short video shows the activities of a student studying a National Diploma in Land Based Technology at Bicton College. The student describes how the course develops skills in the maintenance and repair of machinery such as tractors, commercial vehicles and other agricultural...

Future Morph careers quest

Future Morph Careers Quest was developed for students attending one of the the Big Bang science fairs. In the activity, students question exhibitors about aspects of their work and how they had chosen their particular career.

Whilst developed for a an exhibition context, the resources can suggest questions...

An Italian Feast

This resource for Key Stage Three and Key Stage Four students provides some statistics about the eating habits of children in Italy and asks students to compare and contrast these with their own eating habits. Through this activity, students have to interpret charts and graphs, plan how to collect data and design a...

The Food Pyramid *suitable for home teaching*

In this resource, aimed at Key Stage Two and Key Stage Three, students are asked create a pyramid to represent the food groups in a balanced diet, considering how many portions of each food type should be eaten each day. The resource would link to studies about food, diet and health, and the life processes and...

Making Choices: Why Choose STEM Subjects?

These videos have been developed for the National HE STEM Programme project ‘becoming a STEM enthusiast’ to be used in conjunction with the activities found in this collection.

Making choices features six staff...

Stepping Up: Studying STEM Subjects at University

These videos have been developed for the National HE STEM Programme project ‘becoming a STEM enthusiast’ to be used in conjunction with the activities found in this collection. The two clips are from both staff and student perspectives, explaining how they found the...

Why Choose Maths?

These videos have been developed for the National HE STEM Programme project ‘becoming a STEM enthusiast’ to be used in conjunction with the activities found in this collection.

Dr Tim Jupp explains that the difference between school mathematics and university mathematics is that at university students...

Why Choose Physical Sciences?

These videos have been developed for the National HE STEM Programme project ‘becoming a STEM enthusiast’ to be used in conjunction with the activities found in this collection.

Dr Alastair Hibbins talks about the active research project work contained in undergraduate physics programmes. Professor...

Why Choose Engineering?

These videos have been developed for the National HE STEM Programme project ‘becoming a STEM enthusiast’ to be used in conjunction with the activities found in this collection.

Professor Dragan Savic talks about how engineers design, build and maintain the infrastructure we see around us today. He...

Research in STEM Subjects

These videos have been developed for the National HE STEM Programme project ‘becoming a STEM enthusiast’ to be used in conjunction with the activities found in this collection. In the following videos researchers talk about the research they are currently undertaking.

Dr Alastair Hibbins talks...

Staff Development: Active Learning

This video was developed for the National HE STEM Programme project ‘becoming a STEM enthusiast’ to be used in conjunction with the activities found in this collection. In the video, different active learning techniques are discussed.

Professor Peter Cox explains how he uses videos to show opposing views,...

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