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Subject key:

  • Science
  • Design & Technology
  • Engineering
  • Maths
  • Computing

Student age:

  • 11-14
  • 11-14
  • 11-14
  • 14-16
  • 16+
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Animal Chips

Science Design and Technology Mathematics Appropriate for children aged 11 to 14 Appropriate for children aged 14 to 16

Type: MainDuration: 50 mins

Living in a highly technological world, where access to information and entertainment is at our fingertips, the Inform and Entertain Me topic is a gateway to engage and introduce students to the principles and technology that form the basis for communication devices that are used in our everyday lives.

Activity info, teachers' notes and curriculum links

This engaging activity introduces students to the use of RFID technology. They investigate extensions to the use of such technology in various contexts.
The activity sheet includes teacher notes, guidance, useful web links, and links (where appropriate) to the national curriculum in each of the four devolved UK nations; England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

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All activity sheets and supporting resources (including film clips!) are free to download, and all the documents are fully editable, so you can tailor them to your students' and your schools' needs.

You can stream and download the related films by clicking on the appropriate link in the Related resources section below.

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Pet ID

Podcast produced by Fun Kids Radio as part of the Techno Mum series, which aims to explain the technology behind pet ID tags.

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