- The Virtual Physics Laboratory
This suite of 27 interactive virtual physics practical exercises from Virtual Science Ltd allows the user to take ranges of measurements over a wide variety of simulated practicals, from Rutherford’s alpha scattering to measurements of Plank’s constant using LEDs.
- 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.
- Bloodhound SSC - Race for the Line Competition
The BLOODHOUND Project is a global Engineering Adventure, using a 1000mph world land speed record attempt to inspire the next generation to enjoy, explore and get involved in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Apply now for the 'Race for the line competition' - A Micro:bit Model Rocket Car Competition for England & Wales
- 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.
- 100 Small things
A free colourful A1 Poster for students aged 7-18 with 90 ideas of small things they can do to make a difference to their global community and environment, plus space for them to add 10 ideas of their own. Divided into the 6R’s ( Reduce , Reuse, Recycle , Repair, Refuse, Rethink) it can be used as a great teaching resource as well as a poster.
- Floating garden challenge
A fun hands on investigation suitable for KS 2-5 pupils The problem: as a result of climate change there is more rain in Bangladesh than ever before. Land where farmers used to grow their crops is now flooded on a regular basis.
- 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: 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.
- 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.
- Making a Smart Tunnel
Cambridge University scientists and engineers use smart sensing to find out what happens when you build a tunnel right under another one.
- 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.
- 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.
- Free teaching resources from the IET
FREE TEACHING RESOURCES - classroom activities for students aged 11-19 years with film clips, online games and quizzes.
- The Science and Technology of Aerosols
Find out how aerosols are made and how they work.
- Celebrating Crystallography
A short video celebrating the history of X-ray crystallography from Max von Laue to modern synchrotron sources.
- A century of cystallography poster
Free A2 poster from STFC
- Culham nuclear fusion videos
This series of short videos introduces physics concepts aimed at A level students about fusion and the measurement techniques involved.
- Aerosols & Pressure ARCHIVE
For students aged between 14 and 16 years. A more advanced handling of kinetic theory and gas laws, using aerosols as a case study, with really useful interactive graphics.
- Physics in Steelmaking
More advanced handling of sound and heat in a steelworks and an additional section on the application of ionising radiation.
- Discover Petroleum
Take a virtual tour of an oil platform and Fawley oil refinery. Find out how oil is found, extracted and processed. NEW worksheets added.
- 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.