Working Scientifically

  • ‘Anytime Anywhere Engineers’ is a new and innovative project funded by the Royal Academy Of Engineering and delivered by hi-impact & NFU Education to engage young people with the wonderful world of engineering. With a focus on agricultural engineering, participants will have the opportunity to meet some of the most innovative and amazing engineers in their field.
    Anytime, Anywhere Engineers
    ‘Anytime Anywhere Engineers’ is a new and innovative project funded by the Royal Academy Of Engineering and delivered by hi-impact & NFU Education to engage young people with the wonderful world of engineering. With a focus on agricultural engineering, participants will have the opportunity to meet some of the most innovative and amazing engineers in their field.
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  • The Farmvention: Climate Superheroes challenge is all about the problems that climate change creates for British farmers and how they are fighting it to become Climate Superheroes. Explore our themed inspiration hubs to get you thinking. Each one is full of investigations to complete at home or school
    Climate Superheroes
    The Farmvention: Climate Superheroes challenge is all about the problems that climate change creates for British farmers and how they are fighting it to become Climate Superheroes. Explore our themed inspiration hubs to get you thinking. Each one is full of investigations to complete at home or school
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  • Taking part in our global battery experiment will help you to understand how batteries work and their huge potential as a tool in the transition to more sustainable sources of energy. And it might inspire you to study further and even pursue a career as a scientist working towards a brighter energy future.  The global battery experiment will run throughout 2022, so you can take part and share your results at any time this year.
    Take charge - Global battery experiment
    Taking part in our global battery experiment will help you to understand how batteries work and their huge potential as a tool in the transition to more sustainable sources of energy. And it might inspire you to study further and even pursue a career as a scientist working towards a brighter energy future. The global battery experiment will run throughout 2022, so you can take part and share your results at any time this year.
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  • Explore our world and our impact on it in this free digital science festival on 8 and 9 June which suitable for school pupils aged 6-14.   Curious About: Our Planet is packed with live talks from STEM professionals, interactive games and downloadable educational resources to support learning and covers topics such as biodiversity, sustainability and climate change.
    Curious About Our Planet
    Explore our world and our impact on it in this free digital science festival on 8 and 9 June which suitable for school pupils aged 6-14. Curious About: Our Planet is packed with live talks from STEM professionals, interactive games and downloadable educational resources to support learning and covers topics such as biodiversity, sustainability and climate change.
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  • Take a look at Gratnells featured products to what's new in the world of staorage!
    Gratnells Featured Products
    Take a look at Gratnells featured products to what's new in the world of staorage!
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  • The British Association of Planetaria is pleased to bring you the 2022 Moon calendar as a downloadable PDF file. Download and display in your classroom. Use it to teach about patterns and cycles in the natural world, and changes over time.
    Moon Calendar 2022
    The British Association of Planetaria is pleased to bring you the 2022 Moon calendar as a downloadable PDF file. Download and display in your classroom. Use it to teach about patterns and cycles in the natural world, and changes over time.
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  • The 2022 ASE Great Bug Hunt is here! It's been a long winter, but the little creatures will shortly be making their way out of hibernation into the warm spring sunshine – and then what will you find? Entries to reach ASE by June 10th 2022.
    The Great Bug Hunt 2022!
    The 2022 ASE Great Bug Hunt is here! It's been a long winter, but the little creatures will shortly be making their way out of hibernation into the warm spring sunshine – and then what will you find? Entries to reach ASE by June 10th 2022.
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  • Welcome to Glasgow Science Centre’s 'Curious About' Festival. Live events in Science Week for chidren aged 8 to 16. Get ready to take a closer look at science and technology through interviews and insights, activities and resources, photo galleries and art exhibitions.
    Curious about...
    Welcome to Glasgow Science Centre’s 'Curious About' Festival. Live events in Science Week for chidren aged 8 to 16. Get ready to take a closer look at science and technology through interviews and insights, activities and resources, photo galleries and art exhibitions.
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  •  This interactive resource from abpi is intended for children aged 7 to 14 years and includes short video clips illustrating the three states of matter, information for teachers and a quiz.
    Solids, liquids and gases
    This interactive resource from abpi is intended for children aged 7 to 14 years and includes short video clips illustrating the three states of matter, information for teachers and a quiz.
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  • To help primary educators of children aged 9-11 embed key moments in history and science within their curriculum, we have used the incredible real-life story of early 19th century fossil collector and palaeontologist Mary Anning to produce a series of high-quality teaching resources and professional learning strategies that all educators can now access free of charge.
    Mary Anning: A fossil hunter's story
    To help primary educators of children aged 9-11 embed key moments in history and science within their curriculum, we have used the incredible real-life story of early 19th century fossil collector and palaeontologist Mary Anning to produce a series of high-quality teaching resources and professional learning strategies that all educators can now access free of charge.
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  • 100 Ideas for Primary Teachers is a succinctly written, yet comprehensive collection of engaging activities and suggestions for teaching and learning science. This book covers several of the most challenging concepts in primary science, and offers a range of simple yet effective activities and strategies to help teachers plan engaging lessons.
    100 Ideas for Science
    100 Ideas for Primary Teachers is a succinctly written, yet comprehensive collection of engaging activities and suggestions for teaching and learning science. This book covers several of the most challenging concepts in primary science, and offers a range of simple yet effective activities and strategies to help teachers plan engaging lessons.
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  • The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) is a learned society with the goal of advancing the chemical sciences. It supports professionals working in the field of chemistry, teachers and their students.
    Royal Society of Chemistry
    The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) is a learned society with the goal of advancing the chemical sciences. It supports professionals working in the field of chemistry, teachers and their students.
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  • The RSC’s education website is designed to help teachers find inspiration in their classroom teaching and feel supported in their continuing development and career progression.
    RSC website
    The RSC’s education website is designed to help teachers find inspiration in their classroom teaching and feel supported in their continuing development and career progression.
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  • Steps into Science is the brand-new website from the Royal Society of Chemistry, developed with generous support from the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851. It’s a place where teachers can see all our primary science resources in one place.
    Steps into Science
    Steps into Science is the brand-new website from the Royal Society of Chemistry, developed with generous support from the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851. It’s a place where teachers can see all our primary science resources in one place.
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  • The MeMBrane project aims to improve the tolerance of microbes by modifying the cell membranes. MeMBrane project super-talented scientists Naomi Wilkinson and Sarah Routledge have written and illustrated a children's book about the SuperYeast citizen science project.
    Mr Climate Change and the Beastly Yeast!
    The MeMBrane project aims to improve the tolerance of microbes by modifying the cell membranes. MeMBrane project super-talented scientists Naomi Wilkinson and Sarah Routledge have written and illustrated a children's book about the SuperYeast citizen science project.
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  • The winners of the 2021 Great Bug Hunt competition have been announced!  Photo: H. Zell
    The Great Bug Hunt 2021
    The winners of the 2021 Great Bug Hunt competition have been announced! Photo: H. Zell
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  • This beautifully illustrated book explores the work of famous scientists from long ago, other scientists who are alive today and people who use science in their jobs. Take a journey through the 21 chapters packed full of fabulous facts, life stories and scientific discoveries.
    Superhero Scientists
    This beautifully illustrated book explores the work of famous scientists from long ago, other scientists who are alive today and people who use science in their jobs. Take a journey through the 21 chapters packed full of fabulous facts, life stories and scientific discoveries.
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  • We want to make it easy for parents and carers to get their children excited about physics. That's why we've created Do Try This at Home, a series of fun science experiments for kids, with short demonstration videos and simple, step-by-step instructions.
    Do Try This at Home
    We want to make it easy for parents and carers to get their children excited about physics. That's why we've created Do Try This at Home, a series of fun science experiments for kids, with short demonstration videos and simple, step-by-step instructions.
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  • FSC have collated a whole host of useful resources for science teachers to help support students whilst they are learning from home, from free video lessons to complete digital courses including live lessons to support fieldwork.
    Field Studies Council
    FSC have collated a whole host of useful resources for science teachers to help support students whilst they are learning from home, from free video lessons to complete digital courses including live lessons to support fieldwork.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • This superb new resource is brought to you by the Association for Science Education in partnership with James Films, with support from the Wellcome Trust. It offers a great opportunity for integrating science within cross-curricular learning in the context of smallpox and other communicable diseases.
    Why you'll never catch smallpox homepage
    This superb new resource is brought to you by the Association for Science Education in partnership with James Films, with support from the Wellcome Trust. It offers a great opportunity for integrating science within cross-curricular learning in the context of smallpox and other communicable diseases.
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  • Support your students to evaluate products and designs. The Practical Action evaluation tools give students (aged 7-19) an opportunity to analyse their products, designs or existing products.
    Practical Action evaluation tools
    Support your students to evaluate products and designs. The Practical Action evaluation tools give students (aged 7-19) an opportunity to analyse their products, designs or existing products.
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  • Help pupils find out about access to water and build their own filters. An activity developed with  Engineers Without Borders as an education outreach workshop for pupils aged 7-14.
    Water for the world
    Help pupils find out about access to water and build their own filters. An activity developed with Engineers Without Borders as an education outreach workshop for pupils aged 7-14.
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