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  • Support for teachers to provide an active and stimulating learning environment for student with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and highlight the wealth of support on offer from other organisations.
    Special Educational Needs and Science
    Support for teachers to provide an active and stimulating learning environment for student with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and highlight the wealth of support on offer from other organisations.
  • Useful teaching resources on social science issues and career information. Plus free posters, news and statistical data.
    Social Science for Schools
    Useful teaching resources on social science issues and career information. Plus free posters, news and statistical data.
  • Cambridge University scientists and engineers use smart sensing to find out what happens when you build a tunnel right under another one.
    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.
  • An excellent blog to recommend to 16 to 18 year old students to show the wide range of research activities carried out by medical research scientists.
    MRC Insight Blog
    An excellent blog to recommend to 16 to 18 year old students to show the wide range of research activities carried out by medical research scientists.
  • Become a rock detective! This useful free map shows the rocks of Britain and Ireland grouped according to the environment under which they were formed. The accompanying table explains how evidence for past climates, including the extreme conditions linked to mass extinctions, can be found in the rocks around us. Students can investigate these links in guided activities and discover the mysteries revealed by the stories of the rocks. Schools can order the map free of charge and download additional resources that provide stand-alone lessons or a sequences of activities.
    Climate Through Time
    Become a rock detective! This useful free map shows the rocks of Britain and Ireland grouped according to the environment under which they were formed. The accompanying table explains how evidence for past climates, including the extreme conditions linked to mass extinctions, can be found in the rocks around us. Students can investigate these links in guided activities and discover the mysteries revealed by the stories of the rocks. Schools can order the map free of charge and download additional resources that provide stand-alone lessons or a sequences of activities.
  • 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.
    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.
  • 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.
    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.
  • From building your own cell to discovering DNA in the garden, these BBSRC resources are highly recommended for introducing biology topics at Key Stage 1 and 2 (ages 5-11) and offer useful suggested activities.
    Bioscience resources for primary schools
    From building your own cell to discovering DNA in the garden, these BBSRC resources are highly recommended for introducing biology topics at Key Stage 1 and 2 (ages 5-11) and offer useful suggested activities.
  • How have plankton shaped life on Earth? What role do they play in our lives? This resource explains how plankton underpins the marine food web, created our oil and gas, and shaped the landscape around us. Plankton contribute to the global carbon cycle, creating 50% of the oxygen in the air we breathe. Rising sea temperatures due to climate change are altering the abundance, distribution, and seasonality of these remarkable creatures with ramifications for the ecology of the planet.
    Ocean Drifters - a secret world beneath the waves
    How have plankton shaped life on Earth? What role do they play in our lives? This resource explains how plankton underpins the marine food web, created our oil and gas, and shaped the landscape around us. Plankton contribute to the global carbon cycle, creating 50% of the oxygen in the air we breathe. Rising sea temperatures due to climate change are altering the abundance, distribution, and seasonality of these remarkable creatures with ramifications for the ecology of the planet.
  • Integrate engaging and purposeful activities within your current schemes of learning.These activities from ASE and Timstar, highlight opportunities for practical and investigative science throughout the KS3-KS5 National Curriculum and identify possible purposes for each activity.
    New Curriculum Support Resources from ASE and Timstar
    Integrate engaging and purposeful activities within your current schemes of learning.These activities from ASE and Timstar, highlight opportunities for practical and investigative science throughout the KS3-KS5 National Curriculum and identify possible purposes for each activity.
  • 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.
    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.
  • GCSE Science is changing. Collins is here to support you with a combined digital and print offering covering the new 2016 GCSE Science and Combined Science qualifications for AQA and OCR Gateway.
    New Collins resources for GCSE Science 2016
    GCSE Science is changing. Collins is here to support you with a combined digital and print offering covering the new 2016 GCSE Science and Combined Science qualifications for AQA and OCR Gateway.
  • Now in its seventh successful year, Gratnells is pleased to sponsor the Science Technician of the Year Award 2015.
    Gratnells Science Technician of the Year Award
    Now in its seventh successful year, Gratnells is pleased to sponsor the Science Technician of the Year Award 2015.
  • The 2015 winning entries are presnted by Richard Needham in a short YouTube video.
    Curious Abiout Copper - 2015 winners
    The 2015 winning entries are presnted by Richard Needham in a short YouTube video.
  • The ICASE World STE Conference brings together policy makers, curriculum developers, scientists, science and university educators and researchers, science teacher association officers and of course primary and secondary science teachers.
    ICASE 2016 - Turkey
    The ICASE World STE Conference brings together policy makers, curriculum developers, scientists, science and university educators and researchers, science teacher association officers and of course primary and secondary science teachers.
  • 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.
    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 money raised on Jeans for Genes Day funds a range of initiatives that improve the quality of life of children affected by genetic disorders.
    Jeans for Genes Day 2015
    The money raised on Jeans for Genes Day funds a range of initiatives that improve the quality of life of children affected by genetic disorders.
  • ASE events around the country
    ASE Regional Events 2015/16
    ASE events around the country
  • Enzymes – biological catalysts that control the reactions of life
    Enzymes 16+
    Enzymes – biological catalysts that control the reactions of life
  • Free online biology resources from BBSRC
    BBSRC Secondary resources for Age 14-16
    Free online biology resources from BBSRC
  • An A2 double sided poster about the world's largest telescopes and the range of the electromagnetic spectrum they cover.
    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.
  • 'OneZoom is a new way to visualise the tree of life. Zoom down to species level. Now links to ARKive and other sites.
    OneZoom Tree of LIfe
    'OneZoom is a new way to visualise the tree of life. Zoom down to species level. Now links to ARKive and other sites.
  •  Light Works is a free outdoor exhibition organised by The Royal Photographic Society to celebrate International Year of Light 2015. The exhibition will be shown in London, Belfast and Edinburgh and at other venues throughout the year.
    Light Works
    Light Works is a free outdoor exhibition organised by The Royal Photographic Society to celebrate International Year of Light 2015. The exhibition will be shown in London, Belfast and Edinburgh and at other venues throughout the year.
  • These research updates have been written and produced in conjunction with the Medical Research Council (MRC) and doctors. They describe some examples of current research in a way that is relevant to students of A level Biology and Chemistry and GNVQ Advanced Science.
    MRC-Research Updates
    These research updates have been written and produced in conjunction with the Medical Research Council (MRC) and doctors. They describe some examples of current research in a way that is relevant to students of A level Biology and Chemistry and GNVQ Advanced Science.
  • Medical Physics applications to support GCSE and A Level
    Teaching Medical Physics
    Medical Physics applications to support GCSE and A Level
  • 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.
    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.
  • Intoducing the atom, with useful graphics and animations.Great for revision
    Story of Atoms
    Intoducing the atom, with useful graphics and animations.Great for revision
  • Inspiring and now world famous videos from Professor Sir Martyn Poliakoff and his colleagues at the University of Nottingham chemistry department.
    Periodic Videos
    Inspiring and now world famous videos from Professor Sir Martyn Poliakoff and his colleagues at the University of Nottingham chemistry department.
  • Partnership Grants of up to £3,000 are available to enable students, aged 5 – 18, to carry out science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) projects in UK schools.
    Royal Society Partnership Grants Scheme
    Partnership Grants of up to £3,000 are available to enable students, aged 5 – 18, to carry out science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) projects in UK schools.
  • Inspiring research images from biomedical scientists around the world. The outstanding quality of these images is matched by the concise notes with each one. The database search facility helps teachers look for lesson resources.
    Biomedical Picture of the Day - MRC
    Inspiring research images from biomedical scientists around the world. The outstanding quality of these images is matched by the concise notes with each one. The database search facility helps teachers look for lesson resources.
  • 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.
    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.
  • Understanding where and when plankton occur at different depths in the ocean allows scientists to get a global understanding of the function and health of the ocean from small to global scales.
    Plankton Portal
    Understanding where and when plankton occur at different depths in the ocean allows scientists to get a global understanding of the function and health of the ocean from small to global scales.
  • NERC's award winning quarterly magazine contains all the latest environmental science news. A great resource for teachers and students.
    Planet Earth - NERC
    NERC's award winning quarterly magazine contains all the latest environmental science news. A great resource for teachers and students.
  • Research resources for teachers that are designed to bring elements of cutting edge research into the classroom and help inspire the next generation of researchers.
    BBSRC Resources for Ages 11-14
    Research resources for teachers that are designed to bring elements of cutting edge research into the classroom and help inspire the next generation of researchers.
  • Hands on STEM Professional Development for Primary and Secondary teachers The Science Museum, Imperial College Fri 20th & Sat 21st November 2015
    World Teach In 2015
    Hands on STEM Professional Development for Primary and Secondary teachers The Science Museum, Imperial College Fri 20th & Sat 21st November 2015
  • Inspirational short videos from NERC and other research partners. Our favourite video is from a research scientist  who explains how his research has helped to show that imported bees for crop pollination were infected with parasites.
    NERC YouTube Channel
    Inspirational short videos from NERC and other research partners. Our favourite video is from a research scientist who explains how his research has helped to show that imported bees for crop pollination were infected with parasites.
  • This website contains over 93,000 pages of searchable text and 212,000 electronic images, at least one exemplar of all known Darwin publications, reproduced to the highest scholarly standards.
    The complete works of Charles Darwin online - AHRC
    This website contains over 93,000 pages of searchable text and 212,000 electronic images, at least one exemplar of all known Darwin publications, reproduced to the highest scholarly standards.
  • Get involved with World Space Week! Especially as later this year, British Astronaut Tim Peake will begin his 6-month stay on the International Space Station and it's a great opportunity for schools across the UK to get involved in space exploration.
    World Space Week 2015
    Get involved with World Space Week! Especially as later this year, British Astronaut Tim Peake will begin his 6-month stay on the International Space Station and it's a great opportunity for schools across the UK to get involved in space exploration.
  •  Teams who win the UK tournament receive a travel grant to enable them to travel to and spend 4 days exploring the Weizmann campus and taking part in the Shalheveth Freier International Tournament.
    The WEIZMANN UK Safe Cracking Physics Tournament & ISSI
    Teams who win the UK tournament receive a travel grant to enable them to travel to and spend 4 days exploring the Weizmann campus and taking part in the Shalheveth Freier International Tournament.
  • This year’s competition is about designing and testing a new food product, a “healthy dunking biscuit”.
    CLEAPSS - ASE Primary Competition 2015
    This year’s competition is about designing and testing a new food product, a “healthy dunking biscuit”.
  • The Generation Green Energy Performance competition is back for 2015 and bigger than ever before! With eight prizes up for grabs worth up to £100,000, transform your school with energy-saving technology and teach your pupils all about being energy efficient.
    British Gas Generation Green
    The Generation Green Energy Performance competition is back for 2015 and bigger than ever before! With eight prizes up for grabs worth up to £100,000, transform your school with energy-saving technology and teach your pupils all about being energy efficient.
  • Over 100 hands on experiments that will bring science to life!  Switched on Science has been written specifically for the new National Curriculum and gives you all the tools you need to run exciting science lessons with confidence.
    Switched on Science from Rising Stars
    Over 100 hands on experiments that will bring science to life! Switched on Science has been written specifically for the new National Curriculum and gives you all the tools you need to run exciting science lessons with confidence.
  • A useful downloadable poster for the prep room
    CLEAPSS Information Poster
    A useful downloadable poster for the prep room
  • Fully matched to the 2014 curriculum and designed to help students secure the key skills, knowledge and interest in science needed to succeed at Key Stage 3 and beyond.
    Collins Key Stage 3 Science, Second Edition
    Fully matched to the 2014 curriculum and designed to help students secure the key skills, knowledge and interest in science needed to succeed at Key Stage 3 and beyond.
  • Snap Science is a dynamic, comprehensive programme, packed with inspirational resources, designed to help you deliver outstanding science throughout your school.
    Collins Snap Science
    Snap Science is a dynamic, comprehensive programme, packed with inspirational resources, designed to help you deliver outstanding science throughout your school.
  • Women in Science & Engineering Scholarship aims to boost young female participation in technology and engineering
    Range Rover Evoque WISE Scholarship 2015
    Women in Science & Engineering Scholarship aims to boost young female participation in technology and engineering
  • National green energy charity Ashden is seeking entries for the 2015 Ashden Schools Awards.
    Ashden School Awards
    National green energy charity Ashden is seeking entries for the 2015 Ashden Schools Awards.
  • The second in a series of post-16 Biology resources, Cell biology explores the structure and function of animal cells, from microscopes and measuring to protein synthesis and the effects of medicines. All diagrams and animations can be downloaded for use offline, for example to incorporate into worksheets and step by step demonstrations.
    Cell Biology - ABPI
    The second in a series of post-16 Biology resources, Cell biology explores the structure and function of animal cells, from microscopes and measuring to protein synthesis and the effects of medicines. All diagrams and animations can be downloaded for use offline, for example to incorporate into worksheets and step by step demonstrations.
  • National Women in Engineering Day will take place on the 23rd June 2015 and provides the perfect opportunity for schools and organisations across the UK to dispel gender barriers and encourage more girls and women into the engineering sector.
    National Women in Engineering Day 23 June 2015
    National Women in Engineering Day will take place on the 23rd June 2015 and provides the perfect opportunity for schools and organisations across the UK to dispel gender barriers and encourage more girls and women into the engineering sector.
  •   This national competition provides an opportunity to stretch and challenge post-16 students studying chemistry. The competition enables the selection of a team of four students to represent the UK in the International Chemistry Olympiad, offering a fantastic opportunity for students to travel and meet fellow chemistry enthusiasts from all over the world.
    UK Chemistry Olympiad
    This national competition provides an opportunity to stretch and challenge post-16 students studying chemistry. The competition enables the selection of a team of four students to represent the UK in the International Chemistry Olympiad, offering a fantastic opportunity for students to travel and meet fellow chemistry enthusiasts from all over the world.

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