- Longitude Prize
Superbugs is a new mobile game which sees players face off against a major threat to global health. With its petri dish filled with colourful bacterial colonies, the game comes straight from today's headlines: the global rise of superbugs.
- Small Is Challenge
A design challenge for students aged 7 to 14. Students look at technologies from the last 100 years and invent a product that could help us lead a more sustainable future.
- Jeans for Genes Day 2016
The money raised on Jeans for Genes Day funds a range of initiatives that improve the quality of life of children affected by genetic disorders. Join in by planning your own event for Jeans for Genes Day on 23rd September 2016
Citizen science projects where anyone can help researchers solve big problems and by getting invlved you also learn about the science. We recommend the Fossil Finder project for teacher to use with their students.
- Bioscience resources for primary schools
From building your own cell to discovering DNA in the garden, these BBSRC resources are highly recommended for introducing biology topics at Key Stage 1 and 2 (ages 5-11) and offer useful suggested activities.
- OneZoom Tree of LIfe
'OneZoom is a new way to visualise the tree of life. Zoom down to species level. Now links to ARKive and other sites.
- Plankton Portal
Understanding where and when plankton occur at different depths in the ocean allows scientists to get a global understanding of the function and health of the ocean from small to global scales.
- BBSRC Resources for Ages 11-14
Research resources for teachers that are designed to bring elements of cutting edge research into the classroom and help inspire the next generation of researchers.
- Collins Key Stage 3 Science, Second Edition
Fully matched to the 2014 curriculum and designed to help students secure the key skills, knowledge and interest in science needed to succeed at Key Stage 3 and beyond.
Sciberbrain is a collection of teaching resources to help scientists and teachers discuss controversial science with a range of audiences, such as 14-19 year olds and the general public.
- Large scale fish farming
The Nireus video shows how science is applied to fish farming in the Mediterranean
- ARKive Educational Resources
Bring the wild to your classroom with ARKive Education! Our FREE education resources for 5-18 year olds can be used to teach a range of curriculum subjects including science, geography, English and art. Packed full of links to our amazing wildlife photos, videos and fact files, each education resource includes classroom presentations, activities and teachers’ notes.
- Prehistoric puppets and models
Card models to bring ancient creatures to life
iSpot is a citizen science project run by the OU that brings together the nations expertise in widlife observation and location. You can become part of this team to learn and contribute.
- SGM Education Resources
SGM has resources for all age groups online and in print
- Archaeological Science Learning Resource
Forensic zooarchaeology shows how molecular and isotopic analysis add to our understanding of the past, in particular our relationship with animals.
- UK Ladybird Survey
A citizen science project following the distribution of ladybird species in the UK