- 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.
- Science technicians speak up for the profession
Over the eight years that the Gratnells sponsored Science Technician of the Year (STOTY) Awards have run, outstanding practitioners from around the world have been recognised for their contribution to their schools, teachers and students.
- ScienceEdReseach Channel
These are part of the Vodcast series produced by Prof. Susan Rodrigues (Liverpool Hope University). The DASLR Vodcast Project is funded by the Primary Science Teaching Trust.
- Collins GCSE Science Skills Booster
Help students practice and perfect the core skills for the new GCSE (9-1) specifications; Applying Maths in Science, Working Scientifically and Writing Extended Answers. Suitable for all exam boards
- Collins AQA GCSE Workbooks
Build confidence, support the development of key skills and provide plenty of practice with targeted GCSE Science skills support from Collins for the (9-1) specification. Suitable for any AQA GCSE Science course
- Collins AQA Key Stage 3 Science
Help students meet AQA’s Mastery Goals with a bespoke two-year course, matched to the new AQA Key Stage 3 Science syllabus, Big Ideas principle and Enquiry Processes. The Student Books have been selected for an AQA approval process
- ASE Conferences and Events
ASE events and conferences offer teacher-led professional development opportunities and are held at UK-wide venues.
- 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.
- Curriculum mapped resources
Working together with the ASE to help deliver an excellent and inspiring education for all young people, these co-authored resources support science departments to integrate engaging and purposeful activities within their current schemes of learning.
- Timstar Knowledge Hub
Timstar’s online knowledge hub contains lots of free science related content including video demonstrations and worksheets from both Stefan Gates and Fran Scott. Free product instructions, workbooks, guides, reports, suggested experiments and much more!
- ABPI Schools Poster
A FREE set of posters that provide information about current and potential future medical uses of biotechnology, cloning, genetic engineering, the human genome, the polymerase chain reaction and stem cells is available to all UK teachers.
- Timstar Blog
Timstar monthly blog posts focus on all different aspects of Science Education. Each month from these you can learn great tips, receive free lesson plans and useful templates.
- 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.
- Timstar Starclub Loyalty Scheme
A loyalty scheme with benefits you can enjoy instantly! Collect points on every purchase you make and covert those points into laboratory equipment of your choice. PLUS, as a loyal member you can take advantage of Timstar’s Litmus Blue 10% Discount Days
- Timstar Video Demonstrations
Short demonstration videos for Physics, Chemistry and Biology. See all the Timstar kit in action.
- Timstar Chemical SD Sheets
Downoload safety data sheets from this Timstar page
- Timstar Technical Forum
Our in-house experts are ready to answer all of your technical enquiries.
- Timstar Newsletter
Timstar offer a termly newsletter packed full of quality articles, competitions, technical tips and lots more. Did you know that any science or education article featured in our Newsletter receives a £25 M&S voucher?
- Timstar International STEM Conference
Introducing the International STEM Conference on 18th - 20th May 2017 - working to embrace innovation in international schools!
- Great Science Share
GSS aims to put children at the heart of sharing their love of learning. #GSShare17 will inspire, engage and celebrate science with a range of audiences in creative ways.
- Technicians make it happen
We need your help to bring technicians into the spotlight! We’re inviting young people, aged 5 -19 years, to use their imaginations and creativity in this hands-on photo competition. Entries close on Wednesday 26th April 2017 at 6pm.
- Primary Science Leaders' Survival Guide
The Primary Science Committee of the Association for Science Education has launched the Primary Science Survival Guide. It has been developed by the ASE Primary Committee with generous contributions from a variety of experts and is free to primary ASE members.
- SciChallenge Contest
The SciChallenge contest is aiming at young people, between 10 to 14 years or 15 to 20 years old. The topic is cover one of the following fields: Natural Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics. Closing date 30th April 2017
- Science and Food Safety
A collection of lesson plans, practical sheets, homework sheets and teacher notes on the science of keeping chilled foods safe.
- Chilled Careers
The UK chilled food manufacturing industry is the most advanced in the world with more than 20 major companies, employing around 60,000 people. Science graduates and apprentices are in high demand.
CFA has produced new and engaging resources to support KS2 teaching about microorganisms. Downloadable lesson resources include a lesson plan, PowerPoint presentation and pupil copy-masters.
- ABPI Careers Posters
This leaflet gives an overview of the people who contribute towards the development of new medicines and opens out into a poster featuring people with science qualifications who work in a range of different roles. A FREE resource for school, college and university career centres.
- History of Medicine
Looking at the history of medicine shows how ideas have developed over the centuries. Today's medicine has evolved over thousands of years as each generation built on the knowledge of earlier times.
- Making Medicines
It takes about twelve years to discover, develop and test a new medicine. Discover the detail from basic science to packing medicines
- Nervous System
An interactive online resource about the structure and function of the nervous system including the eye and vision.
- Salters' Festivals of Chemistry
One-day chemistry events held at various Universities throughout the UK and Ireland.
- Salters' Chemistry Club Handbook
The Salters' Chemistry Club Handbooks 1 and 2 are a very popular source of activities for teachers to use in chemistry clubs, enrichment activities or open evenings.
- Chemistry of Life
Whilst many small molecules and ions play vital roles in cells and organisms, macromolecules are also key. An understanding of the chemistry of compounds including carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, ATP, DNA and RNA gives you the tools you need to make sense of everything from cell biology to ecology.
An introduction to biotechnology for 14-16 and 16+ students with downloadable poster
An introduction to cloning for 14-16 and 16+ students with downloadable poster
- Genes and inheritance
An introduction to genes, DNA, cloning, inheritance and medical issues for 14-16 and 16+ students
- Genetic engineering
An introduction to genetic engineering for 14-16 and 16+ students, including a downloadable poster
- Periodic Table
Learn about the periodic table through this interactive game. The game allows you to explore patterns and trends to understand why the Periodic Table is set out in the way it is.
- Stem cells
An introduction to stem cell science and ethics for 14-16 and 16+ students with a downloadable poster
- Heart and Circulation
The heart and circulation system explained with detailed animated graphics
- Hormones and their effects
A concise resource covering hormones in the human body with clear animated graphics.
- Human Genome Project
A broad based introduction to the human genome and DNA sequencing, including a downloadable poster
- Polymerase chain reaction
An introduction to PCR and its impact with a downloadable poster
- Balanced Diet
An interactive game to help you find the right balanced diet for healthy living
- Beating bacteria
Activities and lesson plan notes for teachers on antibiotics
- Breathing and Asthma
An animated graphic resource on the physiology of breathing and asthma
- Cell division and cancer
A resource with animated graphics on the cellular mechanisms causing cancer, diagnosis and treatment.
- Diet and digestion
A detailed resource covering the dietary and digestive biochemistry and physiology
- Enzymes and their uses
An introduction to enzymes in digestion and general uses.
- Homeostasis - kidneys and water balance
An interactive resource with excellent animated graphic sequences, focusing on the renal system.