- Safety at work
This module investigates how safe working is encouraged in industrial laboratories.
- Operating Theatre Live
Operating Theatre Live is the UK’s ultimate medical experience. Team Operating Theatre Live travel the UK delivering workshops in schools teaching science with a careers focus in a real operating theatre using real anatomy!
- Science and Food Safety
A collection of lesson plans, practical sheets, homework sheets and teacher notes on the science of keeping chilled foods safe.
- MRC Insight Blog
An excellent blog to recommend to 16 to 18 year old students to show the wide range of research activities carried out by medical research scientists.
- BBSRC Secondary resources for Age 14-16
Publications and web based biology resources for 14-16 years from BBSRC. Boost your students maths skills with these activities which teach maths through cutting edge biology. Activities range from the statistics needed to plan A-level investigations to teaching Pythagoras through bee flights.
- The Naked Scientists
Popular science shows that strip science down to its bare essentials, and engage everyone in the world of science and technology. The show includes live lectures, interviews with renowned scientists and live discussion with questions from listeners - Many of which you can link to the curriculum.
- Laboratory and pilot plant tours
Take a virtual tour of the areas where chemists work. The chemistry laboratories do initial research and the pilot plant is involved in making pharmaceutical products on a large scale.
- Classroom Medics - Free Posters
Free A1 poster and 40 downloadables about routes to careers in the NHS
- UK Aquaculture Industry Global Food Security Insight pdf
Useful background reading for biology students and teachers for both science and careers
- Large scale fish farming
The Nireus video shows how science is applied to fish farming in the Mediterranean
- NERC researcher articles
Read the top 10 prize winning short articles by young natural science researchers working around the world.
- 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.
- Careers in Research
Information from Research Councils UK on the scope of careers in science research
- Microbiology Online
Inspirational and authoritative online resources for microbiology across the age range