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  • The Design and Technology Association is working in partnership with Engineers without Borders and Practical Action to bring you FREE courses suitable for teachers of KS2 to KS5. Dates from now until May 2020.
    Free CPD courses by DATA
    The Design and Technology Association is working in partnership with Engineers without Borders and Practical Action to bring you FREE courses suitable for teachers of KS2 to KS5. Dates from now until May 2020.
  • Challenge your students to take on a real life problem affecting people in Nepal.
    The Squashed Tomato Challenge
    Challenge your students to take on a real life problem affecting people in Nepal.
  • PLAN is a set of resources produced to enable teachers to have a clearer understanding of National Curriculum (England) expectations for meeting the standard in science.
    Pan London Assessment Network (PLAN)
    PLAN is a set of resources produced to enable teachers to have a clearer understanding of National Curriculum (England) expectations for meeting the standard in science.
  • This resource by PLAN (Pan London Assessment Network) is a key planning tool for schools. It provides an interpretation of the key learning of the National Curriculum statements, and suggestions of key vocabulary.
    PLAN planning matrices
    This resource by PLAN (Pan London Assessment Network) is a key planning tool for schools. It provides an interpretation of the key learning of the National Curriculum statements, and suggestions of key vocabulary.
  • Each matrix provides explanation and illustration of working scientifically skills including progression. There are matrices for Y1 / Y2, Y3 / Y4 and Y5 / Y6
    PLAN working scientifically matrices
    Each matrix provides explanation and illustration of working scientifically skills including progression. There are matrices for Y1 / Y2, Y3 / Y4 and Y5 / Y6
  • National Curriculum assessment support resources from PLAN - the Pan London Assessment Network (PLAN). Quality assured, moderated and annotated collections of children’s work to support school assessment in science.
    Y1 PLAN assessment resources
    National Curriculum assessment support resources from PLAN - the Pan London Assessment Network (PLAN). Quality assured, moderated and annotated collections of children’s work to support school assessment in science.
  • National Curriculum assessment support resources from PLAN - the Pan London Assessment Network (PLAN). Quality assured, moderated and annotated collections of children’s work to support school assessment in science.
    Y2 PLAN assessment resources
    National Curriculum assessment support resources from PLAN - the Pan London Assessment Network (PLAN). Quality assured, moderated and annotated collections of children’s work to support school assessment in science.
  • National Curriculum assessment support resources from PLAN - the Pan London Assessment Network (PLAN). Quality assured, moderated and annotated collections of children’s work to support school assessment in science.
    Y3 PLAN assessment resources
    National Curriculum assessment support resources from PLAN - the Pan London Assessment Network (PLAN). Quality assured, moderated and annotated collections of children’s work to support school assessment in science.
  • National Curriculum assessment support resources from PLAN - the Pan London Assessment Network (PLAN). Quality assured, moderated and annotated collections of children’s work to support school assessment in science.
    Y4 PLAN assessment resources
    National Curriculum assessment support resources from PLAN - the Pan London Assessment Network (PLAN). Quality assured, moderated and annotated collections of children’s work to support school assessment in science.
  • National Curriculum assessment support resources from PLAN - the Pan London Assessment Network (PLAN). Quality assured, moderated and annotated collections of children’s work to support school assessment in science.
    Y5 PLAN assessment resources
    National Curriculum assessment support resources from PLAN - the Pan London Assessment Network (PLAN). Quality assured, moderated and annotated collections of children’s work to support school assessment in science.
  • National Curriculum assessment support resources from PLAN - the Pan London Assessment Network (PLAN). Quality assured, moderated and annotated collections of children’s work to support school assessment in science.
    Y6 PLAN assessment resources
    National Curriculum assessment support resources from PLAN - the Pan London Assessment Network (PLAN). Quality assured, moderated and annotated collections of children’s work to support school assessment in science.
  • The Glasgow Science Festival takes place from the 4th to the 14th June 2020 and offers a varied programme of events for people from all ages and backgrounds.
    Glasgow Science Festival
    The Glasgow Science Festival takes place from the 4th to the 14th June 2020 and offers a varied programme of events for people from all ages and backgrounds.
  • GSS aims to put children at the heart of sharing their love of learning. #GreatSciShare will inspire, engage and celebrate science with a range of audiences in creative ways.
    Great Science Share
    GSS aims to put children at the heart of sharing their love of learning. #GreatSciShare will inspire, engage and celebrate science with a range of audiences in creative ways.
  • Bring your pupils along for a visit at ZSL London Zoo and discover all that ZSL has to offer.
    ZSL London Zoo
    Bring your pupils along for a visit at ZSL London Zoo and discover all that ZSL has to offer.
  • With so many different species housed at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, the UK's biggest zoo, your trip will be full of excitement.
    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.
  • A week of activities nationwide, National Insect Week encourages people of all ages to learn more about insects. National Insect Week returns in 2020
    National Insect Week
    A week of activities nationwide, National Insect Week encourages people of all ages to learn more about insects. National Insect Week returns in 2020
  • A fabulous day was had by all as Metabugs, and their travelling insectarium, were on hand again to visit this year’s winning school, the Convent of Jesus and Mary in London.
    The Great Bug Hunt 2019
    A fabulous day was had by all as Metabugs, and their travelling insectarium, were on hand again to visit this year’s winning school, the Convent of Jesus and Mary in London.
  • 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.
    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.
  • The latest Timstar catalogue is now available for you to order or download. Follow the link to order a copy.
    Timstar catalogue
    The latest Timstar catalogue is now available for you to order or download. Follow the link to order a copy.
  • ASE events and conferences offer teacher-led professional development opportunities and are held at UK-wide venues.
    ASE Conferences and Events
    ASE events and conferences offer teacher-led professional development opportunities and are held at UK-wide venues.
  • The pages on this ABPI resource provide content and diagrams to help students to gain a good understanding of  atoms, bonding and types of reactions. There are also animations to support students to apply ideas they have learned.
    Atoms, bonding and types of reactions
    The pages on this ABPI resource provide content and diagrams to help students to gain a good understanding of atoms, bonding and types of reactions. There are also animations to support students to apply ideas they have learned.
  • Statistical tests are fundamental to research, they allow us to quantify differences between sets of data and to be confident in our interpretation of results.This resource is intented to support 16-19 students to choose, use and intepret statisics.
    Statistics in research
    Statistical tests are fundamental to research, they allow us to quantify differences between sets of data and to be confident in our interpretation of results.This resource is intented to support 16-19 students to choose, use and intepret statisics.
  • What’s in my tray was created on social media to encourage teachers and technicians to use their Gratnells trays as part of their teaching resources.
    What's in my tray?
    What’s in my tray was created on social media to encourage teachers and technicians to use their Gratnells trays as part of their teaching resources.
  • Zookeepers are celebrating the birth of a giant in April – after welcoming a baby giraffe to the herd at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo.
    Whipsnade News
    Zookeepers are celebrating the birth of a giant in April – after welcoming a baby giraffe to the herd at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo.
  • Our 'ASE Green Tick Evaluated' workshops for teachers and technicians will equip you with experiment ideas and how to prepare equipment safely and efficiently in your classroom.
    Timstar science workshops
    Our 'ASE Green Tick Evaluated' workshops for teachers and technicians will equip you with experiment ideas and how to prepare equipment safely and efficiently in your classroom.
  • A collaboration between Siemens and the Girls’ School Association (GSA). TV presenter and scientist Fran Scott presents an interactive, curriculum-linked stage show to build confidence and motivate girls to consider a job using STEM subjects.
    See Women
    A collaboration between Siemens and the Girls’ School Association (GSA). TV presenter and scientist Fran Scott presents an interactive, curriculum-linked stage show to build confidence and motivate girls to consider a job using STEM subjects.
  • UK charity Greenpower Education Trust is inviting schools to enter the Greenpower Challenge with the aid of a bursary scheme, supported by Siemens. Closing date for the next round of bursary applications is Friday 14 February 2020.
    The Greenpower Challenge
    UK charity Greenpower Education Trust is inviting schools to enter the Greenpower Challenge with the aid of a bursary scheme, supported by Siemens. Closing date for the next round of bursary applications is Friday 14 February 2020.
  • IOPSpark is growing bank of over 2000 free, inter-linked IOP education resources and has been designed to give teachers, trainees and teacher trainers a one-stop-destination to access the best physics resources and thinking available.
    IOP Resources
    IOPSpark is growing bank of over 2000 free, inter-linked IOP education resources and has been designed to give teachers, trainees and teacher trainers a one-stop-destination to access the best physics resources and thinking available.
  • 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.
    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.
  • Farmvention (when farming meets invention) is a national STEM competition run by the NFU aimed at primary school children launching this September.
    Farmvention 2019
    Farmvention (when farming meets invention) is a national STEM competition run by the NFU aimed at primary school children launching this September.
  • OurFuture.Energy is the place to find all the energy themed resources you'll need for your classroom
    OurFuture.Energy
    OurFuture.Energy is the place to find all the energy themed resources you'll need for your classroom
  • This resource, produced by the National Farmers’ Union (NFU), provides lessons an resources for primary school pupils (ages 7-10) across the four home nations.
    Farming STEMterprise
    This resource, produced by the National Farmers’ Union (NFU), provides lessons an resources for primary school pupils (ages 7-10) across the four home nations.
  • Pupils research infectious diseases then design and build a model of a hand washing device for a school in Kenya
    Stop the Spread
    Pupils research infectious diseases then design and build a model of a hand washing device for a school in Kenya
  • These study and revision guides provide essential support for exam preparation.
    Collins AQA A Level Support
    These study and revision guides provide essential support for exam preparation.
  • Choose from Workbooks for grades 1-3, 5, and 8/9. All three are packed with level-specific practice to help students prepare for their exams.
    Collins Grade Booster Workbooks
    Choose from Workbooks for grades 1-3, 5, and 8/9. All three are packed with level-specific practice to help students prepare for their exams.
  • Everything your students need to perform their required practicals in one place.
    Collins GCSE Lab Books
    Everything your students need to perform their required practicals in one place.
  • Diagnose knowledge gaps and intervene at KS3 to enable success at GCSE.
    Collins GCSE Science Ready
    Diagnose knowledge gaps and intervene at KS3 to enable success at GCSE.
  • Free resources for schools about satellite tracking of ospreys and more about these birds
    World Osprey Week
    Free resources for schools about satellite tracking of ospreys and more about these birds
  • Ditch the Dirt is an exciting NEW STEM challenge for pupils aged 8-14 years. It enables pupils to investigate ways of making dirty water cleaner through sieving and filtering and can also be used to explore ways of making water safe to drink.
    Ditch the Dirt
    Ditch the Dirt is an exciting NEW STEM challenge for pupils aged 8-14 years. It enables pupils to investigate ways of making dirty water cleaner through sieving and filtering and can also be used to explore ways of making water safe to drink.
  • Field Studies Council’s (FSC) have launched their 2018 marine science camps. They offer a fantastic opportunity to discover a new place, meet people with a similar interest and consider future study or career options.
    FSC Marine Camps
    Field Studies Council’s (FSC) have launched their 2018 marine science camps. They offer a fantastic opportunity to discover a new place, meet people with a similar interest and consider future study or career options.
  • The Edina Trust provides non-competitive, easy-to-access grants, for primary schools in certain areas of the UK, to be used to promote the teaching of science and gardening.
    Edina Trust
    The Edina Trust provides non-competitive, easy-to-access grants, for primary schools in certain areas of the UK, to be used to promote the teaching of science and gardening.
  • We have worked with the British Science Association to ensure a number of our resources can be used to help pupils achieve a British Science Association CREST Award at different levels. Suitable for primary and secondary pupils.
    Crest Awards through Practical Action STEM Challenges
    We have worked with the British Science Association to ensure a number of our resources can be used to help pupils achieve a British Science Association CREST Award at different levels. Suitable for primary and secondary pupils.
  •  This lesson activity encourages pupils to consider who is reponsible for ensuring we achieve the Global Goals (also known as the Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs).  Suitable for pupils 9-18 it stimulates discussion and debate, and help pupils recognise the role they themselves have to play.
    Who's responsible for gloabl goals?
    This lesson activity encourages pupils to consider who is reponsible for ensuring we achieve the Global Goals (also known as the Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs). Suitable for pupils 9-18 it stimulates discussion and debate, and help pupils recognise the role they themselves have to play.
  • Practical Action have produced a range of different materials to support teachers in helping pupils understand the Global Goals and their targets;  why they are important in reducing world poverty, and how pupils can take action themselves to help achieve them. Several activities for pupils aged 8-18.
    Global Goals
    Practical Action have produced a range of different materials to support teachers in helping pupils understand the Global Goals and their targets; why they are important in reducing world poverty, and how pupils can take action themselves to help achieve them. Several activities for pupils aged 8-18.
  • This new set of resources have been developed to support teachers to deliver the new Food Choices, Provenance, Security and Sustainability units within the new Food Preparation and Nutrition GCSE courses.
    Food Preparation and Nutrition
    This new set of resources have been developed to support teachers to deliver the new Food Choices, Provenance, Security and Sustainability units within the new Food Preparation and Nutrition GCSE courses.
  • The resource consists of six modules, each consisting of a poster, and a set of teaching materials that include information, classroom activities and quizzes. Free poster sets available from ABPI.
    New Horizons in Medicine
    The resource consists of six modules, each consisting of a poster, and a set of teaching materials that include information, classroom activities and quizzes. Free poster sets available from ABPI.
  • An introduction to biotechnology for 14-16 and 16+ students with downloadable poster. The resource consists of a poster and a set of teaching materials that includes information, classroom activities and quizzes. Free full size posters can be ordered from the ABPI site or downloaded in pdf format.
    Biotechnology
    An introduction to biotechnology for 14-16 and 16+ students with downloadable poster. The resource consists of a poster and a set of teaching materials that includes information, classroom activities and quizzes. Free full size posters can be ordered from the ABPI site or downloaded in pdf format.
  • An introduction to cloning for 14-16 and 16+ students with downloadable poster. The resource consists of a poster and a set of teaching materials that includes information, classroom activities and quizzes. Free full size posters can be ordered from the ABPI site or downloaded in pdf format.
    Cloning
    An introduction to cloning for 14-16 and 16+ students with downloadable poster. The resource consists of a poster and a set of teaching materials that includes information, classroom activities and quizzes. Free full size posters can be ordered from the ABPI site or downloaded in pdf format.
  • An introduction to genetic engineering for 14-16 and 16+ students, including a downloadable poster. The resource consists of a poster and a set of teaching materials that includes information, classroom activities and quizzes. Free full size posters can be ordered from the ABPI site or downloaded in pdf format.
    Genetic engineering
    An introduction to genetic engineering for 14-16 and 16+ students, including a downloadable poster. The resource consists of a poster and a set of teaching materials that includes information, classroom activities and quizzes. Free full size posters can be ordered from the ABPI site or downloaded in pdf format.
  • An introduction to stem cell science and ethics for 14-16 and 16+ students. The resource consists of a poster and a set of teaching materials that includes information, classroom activities and quizzes. Free full size posters can be ordered from the ABPI site or downloaded in pdf format.
    Stem cells
    An introduction to stem cell science and ethics for 14-16 and 16+ students. The resource consists of a poster and a set of teaching materials that includes information, classroom activities and quizzes. Free full size posters can be ordered from the ABPI site or downloaded in pdf format.

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