Pumpkin Interactive produce high quality educational resources for secondary schools. Our DVD resources are tailor-made to meet the requirements of all the UK’s main awarding bodies. In fact many of our teaching resources are now either endorsed or recommended by all the major exam boards, including OCREdexcelAQA and WJEC

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Science and Psychology

Pumpkin Interactive specialise in producing high quality, specification-relevant Science and Psychology DVDs for secondary schools and colleges. We aim to provide case studies of real life applications to illustrate some of the more complex scientific concepts and theories. Themes covered include: forces and motion, waves and imaging and electricity generation, transmission and distribution. 

All our teaching resources are developed with the help of expert subject consultants and we work closely with subject associations and with awarding bodies to ensure our video content and teaching resources meet the requirements of your specification.  

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Biodiversity Under Threat

Biodiversity Under Threat

Resource bank of video clips, interactive maps, student activities and teachers' notes.

Bangladesh's Sundarban Mangroves is one of the world's most bio-diverse areas and home to the endangered Bengal Tiger. This interactive DVD resource bank looks at why the Sundarbans is so important: as a bio-diversity hotspot, a...

42 mins

£45.00

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Electricity Generation: Non-Renewables

Electricity Generation: Non-Renewables

Fossil Fuels and nuclear energy still account for over 60% of the UK's electricity generation and in some countries their use is even on the rise.  As well as containing clear explanations and graphics to illustrate how energy from coal, gas and uranium is used to generate electricity,...

27 mins

£49.00

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Electricity Generation: Renewables

Electricity Generation: Renewables

The drive to reduce greenhouse gas emissions means that many governments are trying to decarbonise electricity generation.  But some renewables only generate electricity when conditions are right. They're also very location dependent and can often face opposition from local residents.  Fro...

44 mins

£49.00

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Electricity Transmission and Distribution

Electricity Transmission and Distribution

This DVD resource looks at how electricity is distributed from power  station to consumers along the National Grid.  As well as giving an overview of the entire distribution network, it also looks at how step up and step down transformers are used to reduce line loss during transmi...

29 mins

£49.00

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Extraordinary Electromagnetism

Extraordinary Electromagnetism

Nearly two hundred years after Faraday wowed his audiences by demonstrating electromagnetic induction, this DVD takes a variety of exciting and contemporary examples through which to explain the principles behind the phenomenon that has made it possible to produce and distribute electrical energy ...

25 mins

£49.00

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Forces and Motion: the Physics of Car Crashes

Forces and Motion: the Physics of Car Crashes

Bring Newton's three laws of motion to life with this DVD that uses extraordinary slow motion HD footage filmed during car crash testing to explore how energy is distributed during the fractions of a second when cars crash.  The DVD explores ideas of inertia, resultant forces, en...

26 mins

£49.00

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Smart Graphic Products

Smart Graphic Products

This DVD examines the properties, characteristics and applications of some of the smart materials used in the graphics industry. Case studies include labels and packaging that use thermochromic inks, emergency and safety signage that incorporate phosphorescent and fluorescent paints and inks, and photochromic dyes that are used ...

30 mins

£49.00

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Smart Resistant Materials

Smart Resistant Materials

With extraordinary access to the latest research and development, this resource explores cutting edge smart materials finding out how they are made, how they work and what their potential applications are both now and in the future. Case studies include; shape memory alloys and thermochromatic plastics, as well as QTC and how it...

35 mins

£49.00

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Smart Textiles: The Next Generation

Smart Textiles: The Next Generation

New technology and processes are combining with traditional textiles to create a new generation of smarter, more technical products than ever before. Filmed with some of the world's most innovative textile companies, this programme explores the properties, characteristics and functions of these new materials and shows how they are being used to ...

57 mins

£40.00

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Waves: Seismic Imaging and Tectonics

Waves: Seismic Imaging and Tectonics

With exciting footage of earthquakes, engaging graphics and interviews with seismic survey teams this programme provides a fantastic introduction to waves and how they are used. The different types of waves are illustrated and the key terminology of amplitude, wavelength, frequency and period...

29 mins

£49.00

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