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					Cross-curricular work in STEM
    – is it rocket science?

                 Alison Tiltman
        Portchester Community School
           alison.tiltman@virgin.net

               Adrian Oldknow
         The University of Chichester
         www.adrianoldknow.org.uk
           aoldknow@yahoo.co.uk
Alison & Adrian:
The cunning plan

 Background to the Hampshire cross-
  curricular project: Adrian
 Case studies from a science perspective –
  bath bombs & rockets: Alison
 Case studies from a maths perspective –
  balls, swings, springs & rockets: Adrian
 Current & planned developments: Alison
 Current & planned developments: Adrian
The Hampshire collaborative
cross-curricular & ICT project
   5 schools in Fareham/Gosport: 2006-8
   Teachers of maths, science, DT, ICT, PE …
   M&C(2), Science, Sports, Perf. Arts
   Hampshire LA support (maths, science, DT)
   Microsoft/TDA: “Partners in Learning”
   Microsoft “Innovative Teachers”
   Others (UoC, TI, SSAT, YST, MMU)
   Teachers TV
   www.crosscurricular.co.uk
Enrichment activities – STEM
Crofton: 2nd in UK rocket competition 2007/8




featured in CBBC News 13th April 2007
http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/newsid_6550000/newsid_6553300/6553363.stm
http://www.croftonschool.co.uk/
http://www.ukra.org.uk/

850 feet, 45 secs, 1 unbroken egg
   Enrichment activities – STEM
   Crofton: 2nd in UK rocket competition 2007/8




  School’s video won 2nd in cross-STEM category in SSAT, FFL, MS
  “Capture it!” competition: http://community.filmsforlearning.org/Blogs/News/default.aspx
http://www.filmsforlearning.org/View.aspx?video=446&viewType=Owner&filterValue=fc89a132-f298-4e2a-a231-f12378a9ae37
http://www.croftonschool.co.uk/videos/rocket/rocket-presentations.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/bluepeter/zoes_blog/index.shtml

  750 feet, 45 seconds, 2 eggs, featured in Blue Peter, 13 June 2008
Curriculum enhancement:
science, maths, D&T, ICT, Art
Crofton Bath Bombs!




          www.teachers.tv/video/28859/
Enrichment activities - STEM
Bay House: aeronautics




www.crosscurricular.co.uk
Curriculum enhancement
Henry Cort – video analysis from Sport




www.teachers.tv/video/19119   www.adrianoldknow.org.uk
Curriculum enhancement
data-logging: CBR and
distance-time graphs




www.teachers.tv/video/154
Curriculum enhancement
Video analysis with Tracker




www.teachers.tv/video/???

Tracker 2 free software: http://www.cabrillo.edu/~dbrown/tracker/
  Data capture from sensors &
  video: Vernier Logger Pro 3




Logger Pro 3 & WDSS: http://www.inds.co.uk/education/vernier.htm

  Tracker 2 free software: http://www.cabrillo.edu/~dbrown/tracker/
open the file
                             Is mathematics
                             rocket science?




http://www.skyhighkites.co.uk/subcat.asp?id=187
Mathematics is
rocket science!
Google earth
      Rocket science is childs’ play




Al Fresco: Accessible, Lifelike, Fun, Reliable, Easy
           to set up, Safe, Cheap, Open-ended
Going off with a bang – or putting
you money where your mouth is.
 Henry Cort KS3 cross-curricular week
  Wednesday: Y9 rockets and maths
 Estimating and measuring
 Transforming formulae
 Modelling with functions and graphs
 Testing against real data
 Graphical calculators , dynamic
  geometry (GSP), Excel & TI Nspire
 `Sciencescope’ & Google Earth
  http://www.sciencescope.co.uk/rocketlogger.htm
Making STEM come to life –
and life come to STEM!
 The STEM agenda
 Joining up the curriculum: QCA
 Relating it to pupils’ experience
 And to their world to come
 Involving pupils e.g. filmsforlearning
 Invigorating teachers
 Using readily available tools and
  resources…
 Will it be a priority??
Adrian: Nuffield KS3 STEM project

 S-T-E-M & the apartheid approach
 Nuffield Foundation STEM project
 5 pilot schools: DT, maths and
  science teachers
 In-house team for DT, science
 External support for maths: PH & AO
 50 hour modules
 Y7 Olympic pods

http://www.nuffieldstem.org/
Adrian:
SE Region CPD: NCETM, SLC, Intech
 NCETM: “M in STEM”: Chichester Uni

 Go4set Hampshire: SLC SE

 Intech: Rocketing STEM into Space
  http://www.intech-uk.com/folders/education/exploring_investigations_27th_april_2007.cfm


 NCETM 2-day events: Shoreham &
  Rutherford/Appleton, Dec & Feb
  http://www.ncetm.org.uk/Default.aspx?page=20&module=cpd&mode=100&cpdid=10509

				
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