- 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.
- Story of Atoms
Intoducing the atom, with useful graphics and animations.Great for revision
- The Big Bang Time Machine-Flash Timeline
The history of the universe as seen from your own time travelling spaceship.
- 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.
- Culham nuclear fusion videos
This series of short videos introduces physics concepts aimed at A level students about fusion and the measurement techniques involved.
- A century of cystallography poster
Free A2 poster from STFC
- Bloodhound Blast
Have a BLAST exploring the world of science and technology...
- Moon Rocks & Meteorites Loan Scheme
Borrow unique NASA Moon rock samples and Natural History Museum meteorites in this FREE scheme run by STFC
- 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.
- Free posters and resources from STFC
Free posters and resources available to order and download from STFC
- 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.
- Computer Science for Fun CS4FN
Welcome to the fun side of computer science! Explore how computer science is also about people, solving puzzles, creativity, changing the future and, most of all, having fun.
- Faulkes Telescope
Faulkes Telescope gives school groups access to a remote robotic telescope
- 60 second adventures in astronomy
Don't stick your head in the LHC.
- 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.
- European Southern Observatory
ESO builds and operates a suite of the world's most advanced ground-based astronomical telescopes. It is a huge source of information and images for the public and schools.
- 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.
- Periodic Videos
Inspiring and now world famous videos from Professor Sir Martyn Poliakoff and his colleagues at the University of Nottingham chemistry department.
- The Discovery of Particles - EPSRC Cambridge Physics
Excellent summaries of the experiments leading to the discovery of the nucleus, electrons, neutrons and more from Cambridge Physics department.
An in-depth look at the many ways catalysts are used, from catalytic convertors to chocolate. Most use for ages 15 and above.
- Sixty Symbols
Short videos on the big concepts of modern physics and astronomy from Nottingham University
- What's a synchrotron?
Hands on simulations of electron beams that cover the basics of Linac and synchrotron beams as used in the giant Diamond Light machine
- Teaching Medical Physics
Medical Physics applications to support GCSE and A Level