- Antibiotic Apocalypse
To help with teaching about antibiotic resistance, watch the innovative short film, Antibiotic Apocalypse. The film was created by an interdisciplinary team formed by Game Dr, Little City Pictures, UCL (Dr Adam Roberts) and University of Glasgow (Dr Daniel Walker).
- 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.
- 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.
- Polymerase chain reaction
An introduction to PCR and its impact with a downloadable poster
- Human Genome Project
A broad based introduction to the human genome and DNA sequencing, including a downloadable poster
- Stem cells
An introduction to stem cell science and ethics for 14-16 and 16+ students with a downloadable poster
- Genetic engineering
An introduction to genetic engineering for 14-16 and 16+ students, including a downloadable poster
- Genes and inheritance
An introduction to genes, DNA, cloning, inheritance and medical issues for 14-16 and 16+ students
An introduction to cloning for 14-16 and 16+ students with downloadable poster
An introduction to biotechnology for 14-16 and 16+ students with downloadable poster
- Parasitic mite spreads lethal virus to honeybees
A parasitic mite has helped spread a particularly nasty strain of a virus to countless honeybees, helping to wipe out hundreds of colonies, according to the latest study.
- 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.
- MRC LMB Insight on Research
Research news from the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology that is useful reading for teachers and 16+ students
- A Switch in the Brain
a biological switch that determines which part of the fruit fly’s brain responds to pheromones, depending on whether the fruit fly is male or female.
- Diabetes 16+
The advanced level version of the ABPI Diabetes resource. An outstanding teaching, study and revision activity for A Level / Highers