- New Collins resources for A Level
A-Levels are changing, with new specifications coming into effect from September 2015. Collins has the resources available to manage the changes and make the transition as smooth as possible for you and your students.
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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Big Telescopes Poster from STFC
An A2 double sided poster about the world's largest telescopes and the range of the electromagnetic spectrum they cover.
- 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.
- Cyclone Centre
Help scientists analyze over 30 years of tropical cyclone satellite imagery.
- Bradford Robotic Telescope
Your school can book time on a robotic telescope in Tenerife and use online resources from schools.telescopes.org too.
- British Antarctic Survey Educational Resources
Educational services and resources from the British Antarctic Survey
- BigTelescopes Blogspot
Keep up to date with Big Telecope developments worlwide
- Star in a Box
An interactive Hertzsrung-Russell diagram
- LROC Northern Polar Mosaic
The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter zoomable view of the Lunar North Pole in ultra high resolution of 2m per pixel
- How tracking satellites work
Find out how birds carrying 5g transmitters are detected by satellites in polar orbit.
- The Big Bang Time Machine-Flash Timeline
The history of the universe as seen from your own time travelling spaceship.
- 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.