- 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
- Practical Action evaluation tools
Support your students to evaluate products and designs. The Practical Action evaluation tools give students (aged 7-19) an opportunity to analyse their products, designs or existing products.
- Solarcentury solar energy resources
Solarcentury, together with SolarAid and in association with the University of York, have developed science resources for 14-16 year olds which will help answer questions about the impact and uses of solar photovoltaics (PV) in Africa and the UK.
- Copper in wind power
Copper is a vital metal in making wind power possible. Copper provides the conductivity, corrosion resistance, strength and flexibility to meet all the demands of harsh conditions, where servicing and repair are very expensive.
- Creating 'Bright Sparks' together with Locktronics
Timstar and Locktronics have been working together to bring you two workbooks to simplify the teaching of Electricity. Each workbook is packed full of useful resources including: worksheets, quizzes, a teacher’s guide and a student handout.
- Copper and Electricity: Efficient Motors
This new resource form the Copper Development Association explores ways in which electric motors can be made more efficient and factors that affect their efficiency.
- Bulk Properties of Copper: An Introduction
This introductory resource from the Copper Development Association starts to explore copper's electrical and thermal conductivity.
- Bulk Properties of Copper: Density and Resistivity
This resource explores density, resistivity and electrical conductivity in the context of copper.
- Copper Development Association Resources
The very popular Copper Development Association resources have now been expanded and updated. They are now availavle to download as Zip folders of interactive PDF files.
- Copper - properties and uses
The chemical and physical properties of copper.
- Short films from STFC
STFC have developed a series of great short films that can be incorporated into lessons or used to introduce new topics. Out 'top pick' is a series of shorts called 'In search of giants'. These are presented by Professor Brian Cox and provide excellent short introductions to topics.
- Sun|trek - Projects for schools using real solar data
Sun|trek (www.suntrek.org) is an educational website about the Sun, our star, and its effect on the Earth’s environment. It has been produced by a team of solar research scientists and teachers. The resource is full of information from the latest satellite imagery, adventures, games and experiment plans.
- New Collins resources for GCSE Science 2016
GCSE Science is changing. Collins is here to support you with a combined digital and print offering covering the new 2016 GCSE Science and Combined Science qualifications for AQA and OCR Gateway.
- 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.
- Teaching Medical Physics
Medical Physics applications to support GCSE and A Level
- 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.
- STFC Backstage Science
Science videos that take us behind the scenes to look at the work of research scientists and science facilities. 'The world's most important beer cooler' is one of our favourites.
- Isaac Physics
Isaac Physics a project designed to offer support and activities in physics problem solving to teachers and students from GCSE level through to university.
This RSC Learn Chemistry site explains the spectroscopic techniques used in chemistry and links to the Spectroscopy in a Suitcase project.
- Electric Circuits
The original resource from British Energy
- Free teaching resources from the IET
FREE TEACHING RESOURCES - classroom activities for students aged 11-19 years with film clips, online games and quizzes.
- Free A2 posters from IET
A range of free primary and secondary curriculum support posters, related to various aspects of electricity and power. As well as posters created solely by the IET, we also work as part of Tomorrow's Engineers and have included these additional engineering posters for you to download or order as part of our posters pack.
- 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.
- Culham nuclear fusion videos
This series of short videos introduces physics concepts aimed at A level students about fusion and the measurement techniques involved.
- The Big Bang Time Machine-Flash Timeline
The history of the universe as seen from your own time travelling spaceship.
- Physics in Steelmaking
More advanced handling of sound and heat in a steelworks and an additional section on the application of ionising radiation.
- Sixty Symbols
Short videos on the big concepts of modern physics and astronomy from Nottingham University
- The Discovery of Particles - EPSRC Cambridge Physics
Excellent summaries of the experiments leading to the discovery of the nucleus, electrons, neutrons and more from Cambridge Physics department.