- Practical Action Posters
A range of colourful posters freely available from Practical Action.
- Technology Justice
Questions around technology and the right to access it in today’s world and more are explored in this engaging set of resources for students aged 9-19.
- Who's most at risk
Who's most at risk? is an exciting role play activity that enables pupils aged 11-18 years to understand some of the key factors that place people around the world at risk from the effects of natural hazards.
- Lighting the Night
Street lights make pedestrians feel safer at night, and cut crime. Can we keep street lights bright enough to make people feel safe, but reduce their demand for energy, so cutting greenhouse gas emissions? This activity gets students working on the problem.
- Social Science for Schools
Useful teaching resources on social science issues and career information. Plus free posters, news and statistical data.
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.
- Britain in Magazine
- Videos on the social impact of volcanic eruptions
Short videos on the social impact of volcanic eruptions in St Vincent
- ESRC YouTube Channel
Videos on diverse apsects of social science research. Our top pick looks at a video on using eye tracking technology to research how people respond to cigarette packaging. This can be used to start a discussion or activity on whether plain packaging could help people give up smoking or encourage fewer people to start.
- Economics Fact Sheets from ESRC
Fact sheets on basic economics
Mosaic is dedicated to exploring the science of life. Each week, Mosaic publishes a feature on an aspect of biology or medicine that affects our lives, our health or our society.
- 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.
- Practical Action STEM Resources
A range of different STEM challenges that can be both incorporated into your lessons or be used as the basis for an off-timetable day. Perfect for National Science and Engineering Week.
- Practical Action resources
A variety of exciting and innovative resources from Practical Action support the teaching of climate change, renewable energy resources and cross- curricular topics such as sanitation and flooding
- The Science of Crime
The Proceedings of the Old Bailey, 1674-1913 is a fully searchable edition of the largest body of texts detailing the lives of non-elite people ever published, containing 197,745 criminal trials held at London's central criminal court.