light sensor circuit

light sensor circuit

A short ppt/pdf set of slides showing a basic light sensor circuit. The ppt also has differentiated demonstration boards for soldering techniques/outcomes with moving interactive display on how to solder correctly and an activity on block diagrams. Added to this is the circuit itself which can be cut out and stuck in pupils books for labeling.
abiann123
STEM club schemes of work bundle

STEM club schemes of work bundle

Twelve themed schemes of work that can be used in STEM clubs or for fun science lessons. All practical lessons. Each scheme of work contains a number of lessons based around that theme that can be carried out over a number of weeks. for each lesson in each scheme of work there is a lesson plan which lists all equipment needed,how to set up and how to carry out the activity. and a colouful student instruction sheet which can be printed off and laminated or displayed on the board once upon a STEM star wars STEM christmas STEM easter STEM colour and fun themed STEM STEM the science of food valentines themed STEM Cosmetics themed STEM STEM practical challenges STEM Scavenger hunt Borax free slime recipes Bubble themed scheme of work
marissa03
electronics - timer circuit

electronics - timer circuit

Handy PPT set of slides looking at a timer circuit, very straight forward set of slides with moving GIF images. useful for the beginner teacher of electronics. Looking at components input - control - output etc. Students and teacher alike can follow the slides and be able to construct a basic timing circuit for KS3 pupils , it also display comparison images about correct and incorrect soldering techniques. I have used it with observations and ofsted.
abiann123
Mindset - thinking skills in DT

Mindset - thinking skills in DT

I use this poster every time a pupil says they ‘can’t do it’. Blow up to any size you wish and use it to differentiate your learners mindset. I use it as an encouragement aid which really works as it challenges the students to try and think differently.
abiann123
Year 8 Speaker Project

Year 8 Speaker Project

Please find attached a 12 week planed sow practical for An animal speaker. My idea for to progress from the pringles tube speaker and to also include woodwork. It includes a step by step approach home to create the speaker from Rapid. I find this quite useful as the students work independently.
raegannewc
Full Introduction to Electronics

Full Introduction to Electronics

This is over 16 weeks of Electronics practical i do with Year 7. Included: PowerPoint Presentation on all lessons, with starter and tasks Work booklet that coincides with the PP End of unit test Extension tasks It covers all the basics: Circuit Boards Protoboards Series/Parallel Circuits Resistors Diodes L.E.D L.D.R Transistors Capacitors Soldering
luckyiffy
Register Recaps - Lesson Starter Activities

Register Recaps - Lesson Starter Activities

5 Great lesson starter activities that can be adapted for ANY subject or curriculum. Activities are fun and focus on pupil choice for theory and literacy recap! Download the PowerPoint to use or adapt to suit your subject area. Brightly coloured with a simple layout: Knowledge Wheel: Students have to get from A-B by answering the questions correctly. However, if they want to get the most points, the must take the long route around, answering the more difficult coloured questions. This method gives students a choice and is differentiated for different levels of ability. Target Practice: Using 3 darts, students must select 3 questions to answer to try to get the most points. Question difficulty varies based on the number of points each colour is worth. Again, this method gives students a choice and is differentiated for different levels of ability. Keyword Scrabble: Students must figure out each of the keywords by answering the clues and matching the letters to the total number of points. This activity is a great way to check student understanding and correct spellings. Connect 4 Analysis: Students must connect 4 in a row, either vertically, horizontally or diagonally. At the top of each column there is a product analysis heading. Student can only connect 4 if they correctly analyse the product based on the heading. For example: Analysis the function of the torch, iPhone, fidget spinner and washing machine. Analysing the aesthetics of the watch, consumer of the baby toy, function of the fidget spinner and material of the Xbox pad. The gives students a choice from a range of analysis categories. Vocab Snap: Students have 2 minutes to match the vocabulary word to its definition. Using a mini whiteboard they can write, 5E…1C etc. This is a great way of embedding keywords and literacy easily.
ShaniceWelsh
Ks3 Design Technology Homework

Ks3 Design Technology Homework

Ks3 homework for Design Technology. It is based on the Nando’s takeaway homework sheets. However, have adapted it for certain areas. Two for Year 8 & 1 for Year 7. Please feel free to use and adapt. Good for ideas. Any feedback appreciated. Enjoy
dan1027
Design Technology : Skills Strips (Differentiation)

Design Technology : Skills Strips (Differentiation)

Differentiation. One of the most important things in every classroom, but sometimes the hardest to manage. Skills Strips are a visual aid that helps low level learners with instructions in the classroom Includes 6 pre-designed Technology skills : Sketching, Reflecting, Isometric, Evaluating, Analysing and Cutting. -6 different technology skills cards already set up, ready to print and use. -Print A3 and laminate so that students can tick off stages as they work. -Can be fully edited and adapted using PowerPoint. For more detail on this resource, visit - www.educationbycreation.com
ShaniceWelsh
RAF 100:  Aiming for awesome - STEM resource

RAF 100: Aiming for awesome - STEM resource

The aim of this resource is to give students the opportunity to investigate the impact of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) on aircraft design. Topics that can be delivered in your lessons include design and make challenges, the development of numeracy and literacy skills, and support for scientific principles such as: forces, sound and radio waves, and experimental skills and investigation. The aim of the activities in this resource are to develop a better understanding of the ways engineers think and act using engineering habits of mind (EHoM). Each resource is linked to the National Curriculum. Further information about the selection of resources that we provide primary and secondary schools is available on the Schools section of our site. Aircraft design - gives students the opportunity to investigate the impact of STEM on aircraft design. Radar - gives students the opportunity to investigate the impact of STEM on radar technology. Speed record - gives students the opportunity to investigate the impact of STEM on the air speed record. Ejection seat - gives students the opportunity to investigate the impact of STEM on ejection seats. Code breaking - gives students the opportunity to investigate the impact of STEM on code breaking and security. Satellite age - gives students the opportunity to investigate the impact of STEM on satellite communications. Disaster relief - gives students the opportunity to investigate the impact of STEM on delivering humanitarian aid. Logistics challenge - gives students the opportunity to investigate how STEM is used when planning a mission. Remotely piloted air systems - gives students the opportunity to investigate the impact of STEM on the design, production and control of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems. Stealth - gives students the opportunity to investigate the impact of STEM on making stealth vehicles
RoyalAcademyofEngineering
Y7 Transition Project and taster session - Drag Racer

Y7 Transition Project and taster session - Drag Racer

This resource is a highly engaging Y7 transition project that can be used for primary taster sessions. It includes a team workbook and pupils are asked to design and build they own wind powered drag car. Pupil then race them at the end of the session. (the cars are blown along the track by a leaf blower)
leepeachey
Product Designer: Alessi

Product Designer: Alessi

Full lesson that can be used for exam revision or observation. Contains a highly engaging presentation containing videos. The resource also contains a student worksheet, design activities and a graded example. Save yourself the workload
leepeachey
Vikings: Battle Modifications with Working Scientifically with littleBits LKS2

Vikings: Battle Modifications with Working Scientifically with littleBits LKS2

Children will look at the history of Viking warfare and weapons during their invasion of the United Kingdom. Children will then design their own defence or weapon modification with littleBits based on Viking design. In the past, I have introduced this lesson dressed as a Monk in a Monastery with the lights off and candles lit. I play audio in the background of Monks singing (link provided) before acting frightened at the arrival of Vikings coming ashore (link provided). This unit is bundled with Working Scientifically objectives for Years 3 and 4. An editable digital links for sharing on Google Classroom and Seesaw available in zip files with download.
erinbrasington
Lighting it up workbook

Lighting it up workbook

A workbook to make a nightlight for a child. Prints easily onto A4 to create a back-to-back A5 booklet. Design Technology key stage 2 project It includes all of the following stages: Product investigation Success criteria to evaluate Planning the nightligh Designing a circuit Product evaluation and self-assessment Can be adapted to suit a different light project
flora9449
Some useful KS2 Design and Technology Recourses

Some useful KS2 Design and Technology Recourses

In the bundle is a selection of resources that could cover a number of projects for Primary Design and Technology and could also be useful as a general resource. A bargain at over half the normal sales price.
MrFied
KS3 Lamp project - Booklet and SOW

KS3 Lamp project - Booklet and SOW

KS3 Mood Changing Lamp project Booklet Scheme of Work Self Assessment Peer Assessment Exemplar Design Evaluations Completely adaptable for your school (Runs off 10mm light changing LED from Kitronik)
leepeachey
Introducing Electronic Prototyping

Introducing Electronic Prototyping

Introducing Electronic Prototyping is a workbook containing 9 simple exercises aimed aimed at developing familiarity with an electronic prototyping board. The exercises can be completed as standalone tasks or in conjunction with prototyping kits. Students simply draw the connections from component to circuit board to connect battery pack, lamps, switches, resistors and LEDs in a number of series and parallel circuits. A wordsearch and a crossword are also provided. Exercise included are… Know your Prototyping Board Building a Simple Circuit Lamps in Parallel Lamps in Series Controlling a Lamp with a Switch Controlling Two Lamps with a Switch A Simple LED Circuit Controlling an LED with a Switch Controlling Two LEDs with a Switch Basic Electronics Crossword Basic Electronics Wordsearch The workbook is in PDF format formatted to print as a 14 page landscape booklet printed back to back and stapled on the short edge.
LBo_IT
Technology : Consumer Profile Cards (activity)

Technology : Consumer Profile Cards (activity)

Being a Designer means stepping out of your comfort zone and forgetting about your own preferences & needs. However, I have noticed that this is sometimes lost in classroom practice. Students are given a design brief or problem to solve, yet the final outcome is bias and based upon what THEY like and want. Students design something for themselves that they can take home and use - This resource prevents this from happening! 12 different consumer cards that are purposely written in a paragraphs, so that students can dissect the information, like a reading comprehension, pulling out the important facts that they need to know. This will show a detailed understanding. The cards include a range of people that have a variety of likes, needs and wants. This encourages students to choose a suitable consumer that is relevant to the problem that they have been asked to solve. (For example, if the problem is to design a product to help the elderly, then the Baby consumer profile card would not be suitable - Students should be expected to work this out after class discussion). Print on A4 or A3 paper and laminate!
ShaniceWelsh
Star Wars STEM club Scheme of Work

Star Wars STEM club Scheme of Work

A variety of Star Wars themed STEM activities I put together to use with my STEM Club to celebrate Star Wars Day- May the fourth be with you. Activities can be carried out over a number of weeks or can alternatively can be done as a carousel of activities. For each activity there is a lesson plan which lists the equipment you need for each activity, how to prep the activity and how to carry out the activity A coloured student instruction sheet which explains to students how to carry out the activity and the science behind it Any print outs I have produced to go with activities Activities includes are Building recycled droids Free Han Solo from the frozen carbonite Making galaxy jars Galaxy Oobleck Glow Stick Light Sabers Making Hovercrafts Making Star Wars Sound effects Straw Spaceships Use the Force Electrostatics Use the Force Magnetism Bubble wand Lightsabers
marissa03
Using the micro:bit as an accelerometer - customising the script using touch develop.

Using the micro:bit as an accelerometer - customising the script using touch develop.

A guide to adapting the code on a micro:bit to use as an accelerometer in a Bloodhound SSC Rocket car. Create a cheap and reliable data logger for motion and velocity practicals by adapting a BBC micro:bit and free software. This information supports a Bloodhound SSC Rocket Car workshop, designing, building and racing model rocket cars. The BLOODHOUND Project is a global Engineering Adventure, using a 1,000mph World Land Speed Record attempt to inspire the next generation to enjoy, explore and get involved in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. For more information on our inspiring workshops, activities, videos, and resources, visit www.bloodhoundssc.com, or follow us on twitter: @Bloodhound_EDU.
Bloodhound_EDU
Turn your micro:bit into an accelerometer data logger using free bitty app. How to:

Turn your micro:bit into an accelerometer data logger using free bitty app. How to:

Need a quick and reliable motion data logger for speed/ distance practicals? Add a battery pack to your micro: bit and download the free bitty software.( www.bittysoftware.com ) This ‘how-to’ guide can work alongside the Bloodhound SSC Project, a global Engineering Adventure, using a 1,000mph World Land Speed Record attempt to inspire the next generation to enjoy, explore and get involved in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. For more information on our inspiring workshops, activities, videos, and resources, visit www.bloodhoundssc.com, or follow us on twitter: @Bloodhound_EDU.
Bloodhound_EDU
KS3 Physics and Design and Technology: Bloodhound SSC: Jet car. Stress Testing the Fin, Materials

KS3 Physics and Design and Technology: Bloodhound SSC: Jet car. Stress Testing the Fin, Materials

A 2 min video clip explaining how we test the fin of a 1000mph car. BLOODHOUND’s giant tail fin is a key part of the car. It keeps it running straight and true. At 1,000mph it will see incredible loads, so the engineers need to monitor the aluminium structure using strain gauges… The BLOODHOUND Project is not only about building a car to go 1,000mph, but it is also a perfect vehicle for education of STEM subjects. Over the life of this project we’ve been able to inspire over 2 million young people! For more activities, videos, resources and information on workshops visit, www.bloodhoundssc.com, or follow us on twitter: @Bloodhound_EDU.
Bloodhound_EDU
KS3 Chemistry, Science Skills; Bloodhound SSC Testing the Fuel Systems of a 1000mph Car.

KS3 Chemistry, Science Skills; Bloodhound SSC Testing the Fuel Systems of a 1000mph Car.

3 minute video explaining how the fuel systems of Bloodhound SSC are regulated to control the rate of combustion, considering the ‘sloshing’ of the fuel in the tank as it accelerates up to 1000mph and back… The BLOODHOUND Team are at Newquay Airport to test the Fuel Systems for the EJ200 Jet Engine - they need to simulate the G forces the jet fuel will face at 1000mph by tilting the lower chassis to an angle of 60 degrees. Find out how they got on in this episode of Cisco BLOODHOUND TV. The BLOODHOUND Project is not only about building a car to go 1,000mph, but it is also a perfect vehicle for education of STEM subjects. Over the life of this project we’ve been able to inspire over 2 million young people! For more activities, videos, resources and information on workshops visit, www.bloodhoundssc.com, or follow us on twitter: @Bloodhound_EDU.
Bloodhound_EDU
KS3 Electronics Design and Technology: Bloodhound SSC: Electrical Systems of a 1000mph Car.

KS3 Electronics Design and Technology: Bloodhound SSC: Electrical Systems of a 1000mph Car.

2 min 26 video showing how we rig the Electronic System of Bloodhound SSC. The electronic systems are are the lifeblood of the car. In a state-of-the-art racing car with three engines, three braking systems and over 500 sensors, the electrical systems are key. Systems Technician Milton explains the wiring loom in the cockpit. The BLOODHOUND Project is not only about building a car to go 1,000mph, but it is also a perfect vehicle for education of STEM subjects. Over the life of this project we’ve been able to inspire over 2 million young people! For more activities, videos, resources and information on workshops visit, www.bloodhoundssc.com, or follow us on twitter: @Bloodhound_EDU.
Bloodhound_EDU
KS3 Media Art: BLOODHOUND SSC - Making Animations and Films  of a 1,000mph car  with CAD

KS3 Media Art: BLOODHOUND SSC - Making Animations and Films of a 1,000mph car with CAD

6 min 23 video: BLOODHOUND SSC animators (www.flocklondon.com) explain how they produce such exciting videos. The BLOODHOUND Project is not only about building a car to go 1,000mph, but it is also a perfect vehicle for education of STEM subjects. Over the life of this project we’ve been able to inspire over 2 million young people! For more activities, videos, resources and information on workshops visit, www.bloodhoundssc.com, or follow us on twitter: @Bloodhound_EDU.
Bloodhound_EDU