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21st century show and tell
(University of Cambridge, 201304)This cross curricula case study focusses on Digital Literacy, in particular using Eskills to: support skills in writing/recording for a target audience and to improve communication and research skills through the process ...

88 Miles per hour
(University of Cambridge, 201305)The lesson initially looks at time travel, however the overriding theme is that of modelling and scientific method. It aims to show students that it is acceptable to get a result that doesn't fit with what you expect. It ...

Active Engagement
(University of Cambridge, 201304)A study guide offering practical strategies that can be used to engage pupils in learning. This 28 page DfES document (2004) draws on research that shows how pupils improve when 'actively engaged' in their learning. The ...

Alien Life
(University of Cambridge, 201305)This last of six presentations to recruit students for A level physics, is more lighthearted and simpler than the two previous resources. It considers the arguments around whether or not humanity is alone and includes an ...

Approaches to Reading in the Classroom
(University of Cambridge, 201304)By the end of the document you should have considered some approaches to reading in the classroom and related these to your own practice.

ASKAIDS Toolkit for Consulting Pupils
(University of Cambridge, 201304)The ASKAIDS Project involved a research project in SubSaharan Africa, focused on understanding how primary age pupils acquire sexual knowledge, in what contexts and how this relates to the HIV education received in schools ...

Assessment for Learning
(University of Cambridge, 201304)By working through the document you should enhance your understanding of AfL, and develop some strategies for utilising assessment effectively in classroom contexts.

Assessment to Raise Achievement in Maths
(University of Cambridge, 2003)This QCA guidance document, on the use of assessment in mathematics teaching, provides information about setting learning goals and sharing them; using effective questioning to assess and further pupils’ learning, and ...

Assessment to Raise Achievements in Maths
(University of Cambridge, 201304)The document provides a reference point for the use of assessment in mathematics. Its case studies may offer inspiration for other settings. By the end of the document you should have some clear goals for assessment in maths.

Astronomy Master Class
(University of Cambridge, 201305)The Astronomy Master Class was developed to inspire the next generation of scientists and in particular physicists. Although this course of 6 lessons is framed mostly around the science of astronomy, it draws on many themes ...

Atomic Structure and Microstructure of Materials: Crystallographic Texture
(University of Cambridge, 201308)On completion of this tutorial package, you should: understand the concept of crystallographic texture; be aware of different methods of measuring and representing texture; be aware of the effects of ...

Atomic Structure and Microstructure of Materials: Lattice Planes and Miller Indices
(University of Cambridge, 201308)Miller Indices are a method of describing the orientation of a plane or set of planes within a lattice in relation to the unit cell. They were developed by William Hallowes Miller. These indices are useful in understanding ...

Atomic Structure and Microstructure of Materials: Solidification of Alloys
(University of Cambridge, 201308)Metals and alloys are almost always cast from a liquid at some point during the manufacturing process, as they are typically obtained from their ores in liquid form, or melted down from scrap. Also, alloying two or more ...

Atomic Structure and Microstructure of Materials: The Stereographic Projection
(University of Cambridge, 201308)This TLP is designed to give you a good working knowledge of the stereographic projection and to enable you to identify and plot poles. This TLP will be looking solely at the stereographic projection of the cubic crystal ...

Biomaterials and Biomedical Materials: Optimisation of Materials Properties in Living Systems
(University of Cambridge, 201308)This teaching and learning package discusses the uses of merit indices in conjunction with materialsselection maps focusing on biomaterials. The derivation of merit indices is discussed and biological examples are shown.

Biomaterials and Biomedical Materials: Structure of Bone and Implant materials
(University of Cambridge, 201308)This set of animations demonstrates stresses in bone and femoral implants and their properties. From TLP: Structure of Bone and Implant materials

Biomaterials and Biomedical Materials: The Structure and Mechanical Behaviour of Wood
(University of Cambridge, 201308)This teaching and learning package discusses the structure of wood, focusing on the structure of the tree trunk and the differences between hardwoods and softwoods. The stiffness and strength of different types of wood are ...

Books/Teaching Science Using ICT
(University of Cambridge, 201304)information & communications technology

Bridges
(University of Cambridge, 201304)A brief explanation of an investigation in to the load carrying capabilities of bridges of varying length and cross sectional area, each built from a piece of A4 paper.

Can They Be Equal
(University of Cambridge, 201304)Sometimes area and perimeter of rectangles are taught separately, and are often confused. In this problem students consider the relationship between them and are being challenged to engage in some sophisticated mathematical ...