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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 an exhibition context, the resources can suggest questions for...

Case Study: Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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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...

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: Electrical Installation *suitable for home teaching*

Produced for Future Morph, these resources contain a video in which a student talks about her apprenticeship course in electrical installation at Exeter college. She describes the entry qualifications needed for her course, contrasts her experiences at college compared to school and briefly mentions health and...

Case Study: Service Engineering

Produced for Future Morph, this video sees an apprentice in service engineering talk about his work. Service engineers are mechanical engineers who work on equipment such as engines and gearboxes. The student describes how his attendance at college fits with his job in an engineering business and allows him to...

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...

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,...

Staff Development: Research-led Teaching

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 this video, research-led teaching is discussed.

Professor Peter Cox explains how his enthusiasm for his research benefits his teaching...

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