- ASE Conferences and Events
ASE events and conference offer teacher-led professional development opportunities and are held at UK-wide venues.
- 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.
- The complete works of Charles Darwin online - AHRC
This website contains all known Darwin publications, private papers and manuscripts, reproduced to the highest scholarly standards, both as searchable text and images.
- Social Science for Schools
Useful teaching resources on social science issues and career information. Plus free posters, news and statistical data.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- BBSRC Secondary resources for Age 14-16
Publications and web based biology resources for 14-16 years from BBSRC. Boost your students maths skills with these activities which teach maths through cutting edge biology. Activities range from the statistics needed to plan A-level investigations to teaching Pythagoras through bee flights.
- 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.
- 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.
- Periodic Videos
Inspiring and now world famous videos from Professor Sir Martyn Poliakoff and his colleagues at the University of Nottingham chemistry department.
- 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.
- 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. Registration for the 2016 Tournament has now closed but registration for the 2017 competition opens in September 2016.
- National Women in Engineering Day 23 June
National Women in Engineering Day will take place on the 23rd June 2016 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.
- Royal Meteorological Society
The Royal Meteorological Society supports teachers and the teaching of weather and climate in schools.
- Climate change schools' project resources
The Climate Change Schools Resources were developed by the Climate Change Schools Project, based at the then Science Learning Centre in Durham and led by Krista McKinzey. A large number of teachers and schools in North East England were involved in their development
- Isaac Physics
Isaac Physics a project designed to offer support and activities in physics problem solving to teachers and students from GCSE level through to university.
This RSC Learn Chemistry site explains the spectroscopic techniques used in chemistry and links to the Spectroscopy in a Suitcase project.
- Scichem Electronic Catalogue 2014-15
The Scichem catalogue in digital format. Includes the Lascells and Pasco ranges.
- 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.
- RSC Learn Chemistry Partnership
Learn Chemistry Partnership is a free programme to ensure your school makes the most of RSC activities and resources.
- Smart Learning - Teachers’ Club Science
Teachers’ Club Science is unique because it is FREE, is designed for Science teachers rather than students, and allows a one-stop-shop for core resources.
- Salters' Festivals of Chemistry
One-day chemistry events held at various Universities throughout the UK and Ireland.
- Classroom Medics - Free Posters
Free A1 poster and 40 downloadables about routes to careers in the NHS
- Nervous System
An interactive online resource about the structure and function of the nervouse system including the eye and vision.
- The Future of Outdoor Learning in a Changing World
The Real World Learning Network explores and shares successful approaches to learning outside the classroom. The Network is hosting a Conference, taking place from 6th-8th November 2014 at FSC Castle Head in Cumbria to demonstrate a new model for outdoor learning.
- Gratnells Education Zone
Gratnells supports science education with numerous important awards and initiatives, championing technicians professional status.
- Timstar Technical Forum
If you have a science related technical question our Technical team are here to help.
- Free teaching resources from the IET
FREE TEACHING RESOURCES - classroom activities for students aged 11-19 years with film clips, online games and quizzes.
- Space Math @ NASA
SpaceMath@NASA introduces students to the use of mathematics in today's scientific discoveries. Through press releases and other articles, it explores how many kinds of mathematics skills come together in exploring the universe.
- ARKive Educational Resources
Bring the wild to your classroom with ARKive Education! Our FREE education resources for 5-18 year olds can be used to teach a range of curriculum subjects including science, geography, English and art. Packed full of links to our amazing wildlife photos, videos and fact files, each education resource includes classroom presentations, activities and teachers’ notes.
- National Schools Observatory
The National Schools' Observatory provides schools in the UK and Ireland with free access to the Liverpool Telescope.
Metlink is the home for school resources from the Royal Meteorological Society
- UK Schools Seismology Project
Information from BGS on how to get started and join in the project.
- British Antarctic Survey Educational Resources
Educational services and resources from the British Antarctic Survey
- Prehistoric puppets and models
Card models to bring ancient creatures to life
- BGS Discovering Geology
Discover all the online and free resources available from the British Geological Survey
- BGS Geological Timeline
An interactive timeline available online or as a downloadable flash app.
- Yummy Yoghurt Makers
A CREST Star activity from Practical Action
- Nuffield Research Placements
Nuffield Research Placements provide over 1,000 students each year with the opportunity to work alongside professional scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians.
- Rutland Ospreys
Rutland Ospresy runs World Osprey Week and posts photos and information all year round including satellite tracking data on migration flyways.
- SGM Education Resources
SGM has resources for all age groups online and in print
Mosaic is dedicated to exploring the science of life. Each week, Mosaic publishes a feature on an aspect of biology or medicine that affects our lives, our health or our society.
- World Osprey Week
Free resources for schools about satellite tracking of ospreys and more about these birds
- Beat the Flood
Suitable for KS2-3 (age 7-14) pupils use their STEM skills to help them design and build a model of a flood- proof house.
- Making a Difference
Students are often unaware of the opportunities open to them if they study STEM subjects at school. These resources, comprising of a poster and four case studies, are designed to increase awareness of the just some of the potential careers open to them in international development.
- Concept Cartoons Environmental Issues
A series of Concept Cartoons produced by Millgate House Education in partnership with Practical Action
- Practical Action STEM Resources
A range of different STEM challenges that can be both incorporated into your lessons or be used as the basis for an off-timetable day. Perfect for National Science and Engineering Week.
- SCI-TECH Challenge
A European scheme bringing together students for an annual challenge competition.
- NRICH enriching mathematics
Mathematics learning and teaching resources for all school ages
- Bloodhound Blast
Have a BLAST exploring the world of science and technology...
- Microbiology Online
Inspirational and authoritative online resources for microbiology across the age range
- SATIS Revisited
Science and Technology in Society - Fifteen teaching units
- Copper - The Vital Metal - Free CD
It?s hard to imagine a world without copper. We rely on copper for power, lighting, heating, communications, water, agriculture and transport. Copper makes our homes, schools and businesses functional, efficient, comfortable and decorative and gives years of reliable service. At the end of their lives, copper products can be recycled and used to make new products, making copper the ?red? metal that is ?green?.
- Practical Action resources
A variety of exciting and innovative resources from Practical Action support the teaching of climate change, renewable energy resources and cross- curricular topics such as sanitation and flooding
- Free renewable energy posters from Practical Action
A set of four colourful posters showing renewable energy in use in developing countries
- Discovering Antarctica (British Antarctic Survey)
The most up-to-date, in-depth, interactive teaching and learning resource on Antarctica
- 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.
- CERN -Residential programmes for Teachers
If you are a Physics teacher who wants to visit CERN, now is the time to apply.
A joint project of the Nuffield Curriculum Centre and the Biosciences Federation in association with CLEAPSS, providing inspiration and guidance for practical biology.
Authoritative guidance on practical chemistry from the RSC
Authoritative guidance for teachers on practical physics from the Nuffield Curriculum Centre and IoP
- ESA European Space Agency
- NPL educate+explore