- Data Harvest Competition
WIN a Vu+ Wireless Primary Data-Logging Pack! Based in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, Data Harvest is offering a Vu+ data logger as a prize for the competition. Competition closes on 31st March 2017
- ASE Conferences and Events
ASE events and conferences offer teacher-led professional development opportunities and are held at UK-wide venues.
- Rockpool Poster
Look out for your FREE A1 Poster which will be sent to all UK primary schools in January 2017! Download versions are available now and supporting resources available from the 'Benny the Blenny' website.
- Is solar power part of the energy solution in the UK?
This lesson resource developed in partnership between Solarcentury and UYSEG explores how electricity is generated and used within the UK and the electricity a typical domestic solar panel installation generates compared with typical household electrical use. It concludes with the arguments for and against solar farms.
- How can solar energy make a difference?
This lesson resource developed in partnership between Solarcentury and UYSEG considers how kerosene lamps are used in Africa, the chemistry of combustion and the risks to people's health and and safety as a consequence of their use.
- Sunny Schools support documents
Assembly ideas, factsheets, worksheets, quizzes and more. The resources are cross-curricular and are ideal for pupils aged between 7 and 11 years. They complement the Sunny Schools resource.
- Sunny Schools resource
Sunny Schools tackles the issues of climate change and energy in schools, while bringing alive the science of renewable energy resources with a global dimension. All activities are clearly linked to the UK National Curriculum and can be used with pupils aged from 7 to11 in class or an Eco Club
- Light the way
A lesson with resources to explore the value of light and the power of the sun in transforming. The lesson and resources are very suitable for pupils aged from 7-11 and will suit some older pupils with a little adaptation.
- Competition: International images for science
Entries are now being accepted for the International Images for Science competition 2017. The competition is organised by The Royal Photographic Society (RPS) and supported by Siemens. Closing date is midnight on 30th April 2017.
- £10,000 Longitude Explorer Prize
The Internet of Things has the potential to make us happier, healthier and more connected, transforming the way we live. The competition is for teams of five students aged 11-16 and is open until 3rd March 2017
- Gratnells supports the Big Schools’ Birdwatch
Gratnells, manufacturers and marketers of Britain’s best known and most widely used range of storage systems for over 40 years, has supported the RSPB’s Big Schools’ Birdwatch initiative, encouraging children to become part of the world’s biggest wildlife survey
- Manufacturing Student Think Tank
7th March 2017: For the fourth year running, Cranfield University invites you to the Global Manufacturing Student Think Tank 2017 for what promises to be an inspiring and informative event.
- Big Bang Fair
The Big Bang Fair is an award-winning combination of exciting theatre shows, interactive workshops and exhibits and careers information from STEM professionals and is FREE! This year's Fair will be held at The NEC, Birmingham 15-18 March 2017.
- Why do scientists?
A website developed by Keele University to help non-scientists, or students embarking on a career in science, to understand "the scientific mind-set"
I have been birding and twitching forever. I am 14 years old and am a birder, twitcher, conservationist, environmentalist and writer
- Technology, Design and Innovation (TDI) Challenge
The MTA's TDI Challenge exists to help teachers and lecturers to promote the great work of their D&T students to celebrate the creativity and innovation taking place inside the curriculum. ENTIRES ARE NOW OPEN The TDI Challenge has four categories, and is open to anyone who has created an impressive Design & Technology project within school.
- Bright Minds Challenge
For the first ever Bright Minds Challenge, we’re on the search for innovative solutions and new materials that will fast-forward the movement towards 100% renewable energy. Closing date 1st February 2017
- Grow Your Own
Be one of the first 2,000 teachers to register and receive, your free resource pack including 124 tomato seed packets for pupils to use in lessons and take home, 120 growing pots and teacher guidance
- ASE Green Tick Evaluation
As a professional association, we support our members by creating useful expert evaluations of some of the latest resources, publications and products on the market.
- ASE Guide to Secondary Science Education
Essential reading for everyone concerned with the practice of secondary science education. This completely new edition of the highly regarded ASE Guide to Secondary Science Education covers a wide range of topics in its 26 concise chapters.
- ASE Guide to Primary Science
Essential reading for everyone concerned with the practice of primary science education. This highly regarded guide to Primary Science Education covers a wide range of topics in its 24 concise chapters.
- It's not fair - or is it?
It’s not fair – or is it? is a really practical guide to support teachers in their teaching of science enquiry skills. It's Not Fair tells you exactly what you need to know for teaching the 2014 primary science curriculum.
- Be Safe
An indispensable and bestselling resource – every primary school needs at least one copy! This 4th edition of the essential handbook Be Safe! builds firmly on the previous edition.
- Science Festivals
Be amazed by the number of Science Festival in the UK! Follow the links on this page to Dr Gary Kerr's website to find a festival from Orkney to Brighton near you!
- ZSL London Zoo
Bring your pupils along for a visit at ZSL London Zoo and discover all that ZSL has to offer.
- ZSL Whipsnade Zoo
With so many different species housed at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, the UK's biggest zoo, your trip will be full of excitement.
- The Great Bug Hunt
The 2017 Great Bug Hunt for primary schools has been announced with June 16th 2017 as the closing date for entries. A Great Competition for Primary Schools to encourage pupils to get outside to learn more about living things and their habitats and to use the outdoor classroom.
- Exploring electricity class pack
The Exploring Electricity class pack presents an engaging way for children to investigate electricity topics. With six Genecon hand generatorsa range of accessories available, Genecon is an amazing hands-on way to learn about Electricity.The Data Harvest competition to win a class pack has now closed and the winners announced.
- Biochemical Society Scientific Outreach Grants
The next round of Biochemical Society Scientific Outreach Grants of applications is open in January 2017! The Biochemical Society have grants of up to £1000 available to help fund activities that communicate the excitement of molecular bioscience, or more general biology, to young people and the community.
- Clean Tech Competition 2017
The Clean Tech Competition is a research and design challenge for pre-college youth that builds on sound scientific understanding of real-world issues and the integration of science, English/language arts, mathematics, technology, the arts, and the design process. The 2017 competition opens soon!
- Santa Loves STEM competition
Our Christmas competition is back and we can't wait to get started! The competition will run on the IET Faraday Facebook page from Thursday 1st - Friday 16th December.
- UCL neuroscience competition
On March 18th 2017, UCL Neuroscience Society is organising a neuroscience competition for high school students, the English Brain Bee. The competition aims to teach students about the brain, its structure and function, and to provide an introduction to scientific research as a whole.
- Minecraft Competition
EUMETSAT is launching a Minecraft satellite-building competition for 6-16 year olds. The goal is for Minecrafters to build a model of the Sentinel-3 or Jason-3 ocean-monitoring satellites, or to get creative and design their own satellite and/or ocean monitoring system with buoys, automatic robots etc.
- Trajan MiPlatform
The MiPlatform: Special offer extended to Janauary 2017! Transform your optical microscope with a MiPlatform and a smartphone. View high quality images quickly and ergonomically.
- Living Nativity
Journey through the scenes of the nativity and meet the Wise Men and their camels, see Mary in the stable and talk to the Shepherds as they tend their flock. Join Santa as he tells you about the animals he meets when he travels around the world. For Reception, Y1 and Y2 children.
- Whipsnade Zoo Education Sessions
Boasting a diverse and highly skilled Education Team, we provide unique learning sessions for all ages (5-19) and abilities. Linked to the National Curriculum, we aim to deliver interactive experiences using resources such as live animals, biofacts and multimedia
- Global Expedition
This is a cross curricular activity that brings in Science, Maths, Geography and English for both KS1 and KS2 in the Zoo. The activity is led by a Discovery and Learning officer and sees students exploring the Zoo for two hours with their own personal tour guide.
- Working with glass
Hints and tips for working with glass from the Timstar resident expert.
- Smoky Homes
This exciting NEW Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) project is for primary aged pupils aged 9-11. The project provides a real-life context for pupils to explore the health and environmental problems faced by the 3 billion people globally who cook on open fires or traditional cook stoves.
- MARCH Science Conference
Join us in London at the 3rd International Education Conference on November 15th 2016: STEM across Europe: making it real. This is a FREE event!
- Wild 4 Maths
A great new session for upper primary school children to apply maths skills to a real-life context, and understand how maths and science are linked. This session explores how maths is used in conservation work at the Zoo and out in the field.
- Exploring the First Electrical Houses
A new open-access online resource supporting cross-curricular learning of KS2 electricity, history, and art and design topics has been developed by researchers at the University of Leeds.
- ASE Scotland Annual Conference
The conference preview for the ASE Scotland Annual Conference 2017 has now been published!
- Safety at work
This module investigates how safe working is encouraged in industrial laboratories.
- Medicine box challenge
Student teams make boxes and labels for medicine bottles in the core task of this suite of activities.
- Diabetes 16+
The advanced level version of the ABPI Diabetes resource. An outstanding teaching, study and revision activity for A Level / Highers
- 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
- The Uncover Copper Competition
Are you a UK student aged 11–16? Would you like the chance to win £100 (plus £500 for your school) by exploring copper’s essential role in our present and future? Read on!
- British Heart Foundation competition
The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is offering primary and secondary schools across the UK the chance to win a once-in-a-lifetime interactive workshop with a BHF-funded researcher to teach pupils about what the heart does and how it works
- 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.