- Why do scientists?
A website developed by Keele University to help non-scientists, or students embarking on a career in science, to understand "the scientific mind-set"
- Bloodhound SSC - Race for the Line Competition
The BLOODHOUND Project is a global Engineering Adventure, using a 1000mph world land speed record attempt to inspire the next generation to enjoy, explore and get involved in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Apply now for the 'Race for the line competition' - A Micro:bit Model Rocket Car Competition for England & Wales
- Science and Food Safety
A collection of lesson plans, practical sheets, homework sheets and teacher notes on the science of keeping chilled foods safe.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Videos on the social impact of volcanic eruptions
Short videos on the social impact of volcanic eruptions in St Vincent
This RSC Learn Chemistry site explains the spectroscopic techniques used in chemistry and links to the Spectroscopy in a Suitcase project.
- 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.
- Classroom Medics - Free Posters
Free A1 poster and 40 downloadables about routes to careers in the NHS
- Fast Periodic Table
Back by popular demand! The ICI interactive periodic table.
- Timstar Technical Forum
If you have a science related technical question our Technical team are here to help.
- 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.
- 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.
An app that presents current astronomical event data ia a format accessible to non-professional astronomers and enthusiasts.
- National Schools Observatory
The National Schools' Observatory provides schools in the UK and Ireland with free access to the Liverpool Telescope.
- Bradford Robotic Telescope
Your school can book time on a robotic telescope in Tenerife and use online resources from schools.telescopes.org too.
- Met Office Weather Observations Website
A website that displays online data submitted by groups or the public
Metlink is the home for school resources from the Royal Meteorological Society
CELLpics provides students and educators with images and movies, created using research-level equipment and techniques, and also to illustrate specific points using animated clips and interactivity.
- British Antarctic Survey Educational Resources
Educational services and resources from the British Antarctic Survey
- 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.
- SGM Education Resources
SGM has resources for all age groups online and in print
- Archaeological Science Learning Resource
Forensic zooarchaeology shows how molecular and isotopic analysis add to our understanding of the past, in particular our relationship with animals.
- World Osprey Week
Free resources for schools about satellite tracking of ospreys and more about these birds
- How tracking satellites work
Find out how birds carrying 5g transmitters are detected by satellites in polar orbit.
- Microbiology Online
Inspirational and authoritative online resources for microbiology across the age range
- Disaster Zone! Earthquakes, Tornadoes, Hurricanes and Volcanoes
A set to four downloadable PDF posters and quizzes to accompany the Disaster Zone! Volcano Information Posters
- iGeology 3D free Android phone app from BGS
Look at the landscape and find out what's under your feet.
- SATIS Revisited
Science and Technology in Society - Fifteen teaching units
- Discover Petroleum
Take a virtual tour of an oil platform and Fawley oil refinery. Find out how oil is found, extracted and processed. NEW worksheets added.
- Sixty Symbols
Short videos on the big concepts of modern physics and astronomy from Nottingham University
- 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.