A teaching module to introduce students to a feature of the nature of science (analogies and models) through learning about a curriculum topic (ele
Keith S. Taber
Forces, motion, electricity, atomic physics and wave effects can be illustrated using outdoor student activities.
Explore one of the most enigmatic tools in astronomy, the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram, interactively with your students.
Las Cumbres Observatory
What does effective ‘Environmental’ or ‘Sustainability Education’ look like? How does this link to best practice STEM education?
Analogies relating to electric circuits can aid understanding but the limitations of such analogies should always be considered.
Mark D. Walker
This article describes how the Science Department at Shoeburyness High School in Essex introduced a space-themed year 8 (ages 12-13) science course
A simple hands-on activity to illustrate Hubble's law
Kaye and Laby provides tables of data, formulae, graphs and charts covering a wide range of science and engineering topics.
National Physical Laboratory
Music and science are normally distinct departments in schools, yet coming together to combine the two can create effective and lasting learning ex
Why and how to borrow the Moon. The Apollo missions brought back 382kg of Moon rock.
A downloadable project to support students using the OurFuture.Energy website to explore issues relating to energy resources and their use.
OurFuture.Energy is an online education resource to inform young people of the importance of energy in our daily lives.