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Resources

Lists of external resources

The resources listed below are spilt into five sections: Careers, Science, Maths, Technology/Engineering and Coding/Computing.

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Resources that can be loaned from See Science

See Science has a suite of resources that teachers in Wales can loan. 

All schools in Wales who request a STEM Ambassador can loan these resources from their local STEM Contract Holder – See Science – FREE of charge. Contact enquiries@see-science.co.uk. The resources are ideal for running in STEM Clubs and for CREST Award projects.

To download the pdf information sheets below right-click on the link.

  • LEGO® MINDSTORMS® EV3 gives you the power to create and command your own robotic LEGO creatures, vehicles, machines and inventions.
  • Space Challenge Set for LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3. Developed with space experts, this set provides rich opportunities for students to explore and create innovative solutions for current space exploration topics.
  • Lego WeDo helps teach how technology plays an active and informative role in the pupils' learning and is an ideal product for teaching across different subjects at primary school, particularly literacy, science, maths, technology and engineering.
  • ESA Space Case. Investigate properties of materials and decide which would be suitable for use on a spacecraft, in this resource aimed at upper primary children.
  • Roller Coaster Building Sets. Experience the thrill of building your own toy roller coaster and create the ultimate amusement park with Thrill Rides from K'NEX.
  • BrightSparks 4Kids Primary Controller Kits. Teach Sequence & Control with an easy to use 'hands on' approach that is functional and engaging for primary children.
  • Brightsparks4kids Simply Circuits
  • In The Zone – primary and secondary resources.
  • Practical Action – Wind Power Challenge
  • Crime Lab – The Science Museum Crime Lab challenges students to solve a robbery attempt.
  • Launchbox – from the Science Museum –use ideas about forces and motion, energy transfer, materials, electricity and magnetism, light and sound to design and build a chain reaction contraption.
  • Maths in a Box
  • Practical Action – Squashed Tomato Challenge. Design, build and test a way of moving tomatoes that won't squash them!
  • The Furnace of Inspiration – although the information sheet is out-of-date, the resources are still valid and available.
  • The Crunch: Wellcome Trust kit for Primary Schools. Each kit is packed full of scientific equipment, lesson notes and practical activities for every age group to help you and your students explore the links between our food, our health and our planet.
  • The Crunch: Wellcome Trust kit for Secondary Schools. Each kit is packed full of scientific equipment, lesson notes and practical activities for every age group to help you and your students explore the links between our food, our health and our planet.
  • Junior Mechanics Kit. An experiment kit leading children to the fascinating world of mechanical physics. This kit allows four similar models to be built at the same time.

Other resources

  • Explore STEM Learning's bespoke collections of hand-picked resources, ideas and advice to support primary and secondary teachers of computing, design and technology, mathematics, science and technicians here.
  • The National Network for Excellence in Science and Technology promotes the development and sharing of cutting edge teaching practice in science and technology. Explore their resources here.