- Periodic Videos
Inspiring and now world famous videos from Professor Sir Martyn Poliakoff and his colleagues at the University of Nottingham chemistry department.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Planet Earth - NERC
NERC's award winning quarterly magazine contains all the latest environmental science news. A great resource for teachers and students.
- 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.
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- CLEAPSS - ASE Primary Competition 2015
This year’s competition is about designing and testing a new food product, a “healthy dunking biscuit”.
- 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.
- 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.
- CLEAPSS Information Poster
A useful downloadable poster for the prep room
- 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.
- Collins Snap Science
Snap Science is a dynamic, comprehensive programme, packed with inspirational resources, designed to help you deliver outstanding science throughout your school.
- Range Rover Evoque WISE Scholarship 2015
Women in Science & Engineering Scholarship aims to boost young female participation in technology and engineering
- Ashden School Awards
National green energy charity Ashden is seeking entries for the 2015 Ashden Schools Awards.
- 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 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.
- 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.
- The 2015 Bug Hunting Competition
As spring approaches, search the habitats around you for bugs of all descriptions. Research, record, draw, paint, photograph and enter your results in the 2015 Bug Hunting competition for primary schools.Deadline for entries is19th June.
- The Mighty Sky - Huddersfield
Beth Nielsen Chapman and 300 young Yorkshire musicians celebrate astronomy through modern music, dance and poetry.
- Women in Physiology - poster competition
We are inviting schools to join this celebration by taking part in a competition focusing on the achievements of women who have won the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine.
- Make the Link
Make The Link offers four units of work looking at topics like the provision of clean water, the impact of climate change across the world, the development of clean, fuel-efficient stoves for cooking meals and ways of preserving food in areas with no access to powered refrigeration.
A free online illustrated encyclopaedia for children
- Johnson Matthey 40 years of cleaner air
A timeline illustrationg the progress of catalytic converters in vehicles
- Clean Tech Competition
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.
- Concept Cartoons Set 2
Millgate House Education presents Science Concept Cartoons Set 2, a resource to intrigue, provoke discussion and stimulate scientific thinking.
Sciberbrain is a collection of teaching resources to help scientists and teachers discuss controversial science with a range of audiences, such as 14-19 year olds and the general public.
- Where do medicines come from?
This resource provides support for a series of lessons on medicines – what they do and how to use them safely. It looks at how medicines are discovered, developed and tested through the eyes of a little girl called Ellie.
- Solids, liquids and gases
Materials exist as solids, liquids and gases, and as a mixture of these states. They may be natural or man made and they have different textures and properties.
- Medicines to treat disease
Infectious diseases have been treated in a variety of ways in the past and, as bacteria mutate, new medicines will be needed in the future. Learn about these treatments, and also what happens to medicines, and drugs, when they are swallowed, injected or inhaled.
Many different materials are found around us in everyday life. Knowing about the properties of different materials helps us choose the right material for the job.
- Humans and animals
Activities designed to encourage children to think about the characteristics of a range of animals, including humans.
- Human and animal habitats
Different living things like to live in places that suit their needs, and that includes humans. Find out about the different habitats and the needs of the animals that live there.
- Population Growth
Living things, such as rabbits and micro-organisms, need food and water to grow and reproduce. In these games you can control the temperature and how much food and moisture is available.
- Energy Challenge
Learn about the energy different foods provide, through considering how far someone could run fueled by that food.
- Body Builder
Learn about the different bones and organs that make up your body. Where are they and what does each do?
- Laboratory and pilot plant tours
Take a virtual tour of the areas where chemists work. The chemistry laboratories do initial research and the pilot plant is involved in making pharmaceutical products on a large scale.
- The British Pharmacological Society-Outreach grants
Grants of up to £1,500 are available to support innovative pharmacology outreach and public engagement activities. These grants are available to both BPS members and non-members, including schools and teachers, and deadlines for applications fall in February and September.
- Copper for Life
Copper is one of a few elements that are essential for life. It is a part of a number of biological molecules. For example, some enzymes that are involved in respiration contain copper. Copper is both good and bad for living things. At very low concentrations, it is useful. But when the concentration increases, it becomes toxic and interferes with cell metabolism.
- 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.
- Skin structure and function
Skin is the outer covering of vertebrate animals. It is the largest organ of the body and has many different functions.
- Infectious diseases-timeline
Through the years many different scientists have changed the way we understand and treat disease. Many of them were living and working at much the same time. The timeline shows you some of the main characters involved.
- Brighton Science Festival 2015
Brighton Science Festival - Ten Years Old! 5th February – 1st March 2015
- ASE Bookslaes
AS Publications offer unique titles for secondary and primary science education
- Homeostasis-blood sugar and temperature
This resource covers the hormonal control of blood sugar and body temperature and the physiology involved.