- Collins AQA GCSE Workbooks
Build confidence, support the development of key skills and provide plenty of practice with targeted GCSE Science skills support from Collins for the (9-1) specification. Suitable for any AQA GCSE Science course
- Science and Food Safety
A collection of lesson plans, practical sheets, homework sheets and teacher notes on the science of keeping chilled foods safe.
- History of Medicine
Looking at the history of medicine shows how ideas have developed over the centuries. Today's medicine has evolved over thousands of years as each generation built on the knowledge of earlier times.
- Nervous System
An interactive online resource about the structure and function of the nervous system including the eye and vision.
An introduction to biotechnology for 14-16 and 16+ students with downloadable poster
An introduction to cloning for 14-16 and 16+ students with downloadable poster
- Genes and inheritance
An introduction to genes, DNA, cloning, inheritance and medical issues for 14-16 and 16+ students
- Genetic engineering
An introduction to genetic engineering for 14-16 and 16+ students, including a downloadable poster
- Stem cells
An introduction to stem cell science and ethics for 14-16 and 16+ students with a downloadable poster
- Heart and Circulation
The heart and circulation system explained with detailed animated graphics
- Hormones and their effects
A concise resource covering hormones in the human body with clear animated graphics.
- Beating bacteria
Activities and lesson plan notes for teachers on antibiotics
- Breathing and Asthma
An animated graphic resource on the physiology of breathing and asthma
- Cell division and cancer
A resource with animated graphics on the cellular mechanisms causing cancer, diagnosis and treatment.
- Diet and digestion
A detailed resource covering the dietary and digestive biochemistry and physiology
- Homeostasis - kidneys and water balance
An interactive resource with excellent animated graphic sequences, focusing on the renal system.
- Homeostasis-blood sugar and temperature
This resource covers the hormonal control of blood sugar and body temperature and the physiology involved.
- Infectious diseases - timeline
Through the years many different scientists have changed the way we understand and treat disease. Many of them were living and working at much the same time. The timeline shows you some of the main characters involved.
- Skin structure and function
Skin is the outer covering of vertebrate animals. It is the largest organ of the body and has many different functions.
- Infectious diseases: diseases
Part one of the four part ABPI resource on infectious disease
- Infectious diseases: immunity
Part Two of the ABPI resource on infectious disease
- Infectious diseases: medicines
Part three of the ABPI Infectious Diseases resource
- 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.
- Infectious diseases: pathogens
Part four of the ABPI infectious diseases resource
- Medicine box challenge
Student teams make boxes and labels for medicine bottles in the core task of this suite of activities.
- Trajan MiPlatform
The MiPlatform: Special offer extended to Janauary 2017! Transform your optical microscope with a MiPlatform and a smartphone. View high quality images quickly and ergonomically.
- Safety at work
This module investigates how safe working is encouraged in industrial laboratories.
- Collins OCR GCSE Student Books
Written for the OCR Gateway GCSE (9-1) Science specification, our new resources will develop and embed the skills your students need to succeed in all three assessment objectives.
- Collins AQA GCSE Student Books
Written by a team of expert authors for the AQA GCSE (9-1) Science specification, our new resources will develop and embed the skills your students need to succeed in all three assessment objectives
- 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.
- Optika Trinocular Microscope
An innovative way to teach microbiology, the Optika trinocular microscope is an advanced instrument, which allows students to use the binocular eyepieces for their investigations whilst you support them via the vertical monocular eyepiece
- Copper, pathogens and disease
This resource looks at the antimicrobial properties of copper and how these are being harnessed to help prevent the transmission of the pathogens that cause healthcare-associated infections in hospitals.
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.
- 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.
- Young Scientists Journal
We celebrate the scientific and creative thinking of young scientists, aged 12 -20 and encourage them to share their love of science by communicating their ideas, research and opinions with other young scientists around the world.
- 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.
- Biomedical Picture of the Day - MRC
Inspiring research images from biomedical scientists around the world. The outstanding quality of these images is matched by the concise notes with each one. The database search facility helps teachers look for lesson resources.
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.
An introduction to the symptoms, causes and treatment of diabetes, including the manufacture of insulin.
- Impacts of Bioscience #2
Video explores achievements from BBSRC-funded science into the new millennium.
CELLpics provides students and educators with images and movies, created using research-level equipment and techniques, and also to illustrate specific points using animated clips and interactivity.
- SGM Education Resources
SGM has resources for all age groups online and in print
- Worm Watch Lab
A Zooniverse citizen science project supported by the Medical Research Council as part of its centenary celebrations.
- Microbiology Online
Inspirational and authoritative online resources for microbiology across the age range