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  • Globally in 2016, approximately 700,000 people died due to antimicrobial resistance. If nothing changes, by 2050 antimicrobial resistance will result in 10 million deaths per year. Antimicrobial resistance is a huge threat to global health - we must take action!
    Antimicrobial resistance
    Globally in 2016, approximately 700,000 people died due to antimicrobial resistance. If nothing changes, by 2050 antimicrobial resistance will result in 10 million deaths per year. Antimicrobial resistance is a huge threat to global health - we must take action!
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  • The aim of World Diabetes Day is to raise awareness and educate people on some of the causes and risk factors of diabetes.
    World Diabetes Day
    The aim of World Diabetes Day is to raise awareness and educate people on some of the causes and risk factors of diabetes.
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  • Thinking of a career in the pharmaceutical industry? Want to find out? Visit the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry careers guidance page.
    ABPI Careers Guidance
    Thinking of a career in the pharmaceutical industry? Want to find out? Visit the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry careers guidance page.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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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  • A broad based introduction to the human genome and DNA sequencing. 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.
    Unravelling the Genome
    A broad based introduction to the human genome and DNA sequencing. 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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  • An introduction to PCR and its impact with 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.
    Polymerase chain reaction
    An introduction to PCR and its impact with 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.
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  • Looking at the history of medicine shows how ideas have developed over the centuries. Today's medicine has evolved over thousands of years as each generation built on the knowledge of earlier times.
    History of Medicine
    Looking at the history of medicine shows how ideas have developed over the centuries. Today's medicine has evolved over thousands of years as each generation built on the knowledge of earlier times.
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  • It takes about twelve years to discover, develop and test a new medicine. Discover the detail from basic science to packing medicines
    Making Medicines
    It takes about twelve years to discover, develop and test a new medicine. Discover the detail from basic science to packing medicines
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  • An interactive online resource about the structure and function of the nervous system including the eye and vision.
    Nervous System
    An interactive online resource about the structure and function of the nervous system including the eye and vision.
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  • Whilst many small molecules and ions play vital roles in cells and organisms, macromolecules are also key. An understanding of the chemistry of compounds including carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, ATP, DNA and RNA gives you the tools you need to make sense of everything from cell biology to ecology.
    Chemistry of Life
    Whilst many small molecules and ions play vital roles in cells and organisms, macromolecules are also key. An understanding of the chemistry of compounds including carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, ATP, DNA and RNA gives you the tools you need to make sense of everything from cell biology to ecology.
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  • An introduction to genes, DNA, cloning, inheritance and medical issues for 14-16 and 16+ students
    Genes and inheritance
    An introduction to genes, DNA, cloning, inheritance and medical issues for 14-16 and 16+ students
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  • Learn about the periodic table through this interactive game.  The game allows you to explore patterns and trends to understand why the Periodic Table is set out in the way it is.
    Periodic Table
    Learn about the periodic table through this interactive game. The game allows you to explore patterns and trends to understand why the Periodic Table is set out in the way it is.
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  • The heart and circulation system explained with detailed animated graphics
    Heart and Circulation
    The heart and circulation system explained with detailed animated graphics
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  • A concise  resource covering hormones in the human body with clear animated graphics.
    Hormones and their effects
    A concise resource covering hormones in the human body with clear animated graphics.
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  • An interactive game to help you find the right balanced diet for healthy living
    Balanced Diet
    An interactive game to help you find the right balanced diet for healthy living
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  • Activities and lesson plan notes for teachers on antibiotics
    Beating bacteria
    Activities and lesson plan notes for teachers on antibiotics
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  • An animated graphic resource on the physiology of breathing and asthma
    Breathing and Asthma
    An animated graphic resource on the physiology of breathing and asthma
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  • A resource with animated graphics on the cellular mechanisms causing cancer, diagnosis and treatment.
    Cell division and cancer
    A resource with animated graphics on the cellular mechanisms causing cancer, diagnosis and treatment.
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  • A detailed resource covering the dietary and digestive biochemistry and physiology
    Diet and digestion
    A detailed resource covering the dietary and digestive biochemistry and physiology
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  • An introduction to enzymes in digestion and general uses.
    Enzymes and their uses
    An introduction to enzymes in digestion and general uses.
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  • An interactive resource with excellent animated graphic sequences, focusing on the renal system.
    Homeostasis - kidneys and water balance
    An interactive resource with excellent animated graphic sequences, focusing on the renal system.
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  • This resource covers the hormonal control of blood sugar and body temperature and the physiology involved.
    Homeostasis-blood sugar and temperature
    This resource covers the hormonal control of blood sugar and body temperature and the physiology involved.
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  • Through the years many different scientists have changed the way we understand and treat disease. Many of them were living and working at much the same time. The timeline shows you some of the main characters involved.
    Infectious diseases - timeline
    Through the years many different scientists have changed the way we understand and treat disease. Many of them were living and working at much the same time. The timeline shows you some of the main characters involved.
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  • Skin is the outer covering of vertebrate animals. It is the largest organ of the body and has many different functions.
    Skin structure and function
    Skin is the outer covering of vertebrate animals. It is the largest organ of the body and has many different functions.
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  • Different living things like to live in places that suit their needs, and that includes humans.  Find out about the different habitats and the needs of the animals that live there.
    Animal habitats
    Different living things like to live in places that suit their needs, and that includes humans. Find out about the different habitats and the needs of the animals that live there.
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  • Activities designed to encourage children to think about the characteristics of a range of animals, including humans.
    Animals including humans
    Activities designed to encourage children to think about the characteristics of a range of animals, including humans.
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  • Many different materials are found around us in everyday life. Knowing about the properties of different materials helps us choose the right material for the job.
    Materials
    Many different materials are found around us in everyday life. Knowing about the properties of different materials helps us choose the right material for the job.
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  • Infectious diseases have been treated in a variety of ways in the past and, as bacteria mutate, new medicines will be needed in the future.  Learn about these treatments, and also what happens to medicines, and drugs, when they are swallowed, injected or inhaled.
    Medicines to treat disease
    Infectious diseases have been treated in a variety of ways in the past and, as bacteria mutate, new medicines will be needed in the future. Learn about these treatments, and also what happens to medicines, and drugs, when they are swallowed, injected or inhaled.
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  • Materials exist as solids, liquids and gases, and as a mixture of these states. They may be natural or man made and they have different textures and properties.
    Solids, liquids and gases
    Materials exist as solids, liquids and gases, and as a mixture of these states. They may be natural or man made and they have different textures and properties.
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  • This resource provides support for a series of lessons on medicines – what they do and how to use them safely.  It looks at how medicines are discovered, developed and tested through the eyes of a little girl called Ellie.
    Where do medicines come from?
    This resource provides support for a series of lessons on medicines – what they do and how to use them safely. It looks at how medicines are discovered, developed and tested through the eyes of a little girl called Ellie.
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  • Part one of the four part ABPI resource on infectious disease
    Infectious diseases: diseases
    Part one of the four part ABPI resource on infectious disease
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  • Part Two of the ABPI resource on infectious disease
    Infectious diseases: immunity
    Part Two of the ABPI resource on infectious disease
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  • Part three of the ABPI Infectious Diseases resource
    Infectious diseases: medicines
    Part three of the ABPI Infectious Diseases resource
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  • Take a virtual tour of the areas where chemists work. The chemistry laboratories do initial research and the pilot plant is involved in making pharmaceutical products on a large scale.
    Laboratory and pilot plant tours
    Take a virtual tour of the areas where chemists work. The chemistry laboratories do initial research and the pilot plant is involved in making pharmaceutical products on a large scale.
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  • Learn about the energy different foods provide, through considering how far someone could run fuelled by that food.
    Energy Challenge
    Learn about the energy different foods provide, through considering how far someone could run fuelled by that food.
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  • Living things, such as rabbits and micro-organisms, need food and water to grow and reproduce. In these games you can control the temperature and how much food and moisture is available.
    Population Growth
    Living things, such as rabbits and micro-organisms, need food and water to grow and reproduce. In these games you can control the temperature and how much food and moisture is available.
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  • Part four of the ABPI infectious diseases resource
    Infectious diseases: pathogens
    Part four of the ABPI infectious diseases resource
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  • Body Builder
    Learn about the different bones and organs that make up your body. Where are they and what does each do?
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  • This highly engaging resource fully support cell division processes required by Post-16 biology courses. It includes links between meiosis, mitosis and cancer.
    Cell division
    This highly engaging resource fully support cell division processes required by Post-16 biology courses. It includes links between meiosis, mitosis and cancer.
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  • This exciting resource explores different  pathogens, how they are transmitted and how the immune system combats them in a highly engaging and colourful resource.
    Pathogens and the immune system
    This exciting resource explores different pathogens, how they are transmitted and how the immune system combats them in a highly engaging and colourful resource.
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  • The advanced level version of the ABPI Diabetes resource. An outstanding teaching, study and revision activity for A Level / Highers
    Diabetes 16+
    The advanced level version of the ABPI Diabetes resource. An outstanding teaching, study and revision activity for A Level / Highers
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  • The second in a series of post-16 Biology resources, Cell biology explores the structure and function of animal cells, from microscopes and measuring to protein synthesis and the effects of medicines. All diagrams and animations can be downloaded for use offline, for example to incorporate into worksheets and step by step demonstrations.
    Cell Biology
    The second in a series of post-16 Biology resources, Cell biology explores the structure and function of animal cells, from microscopes and measuring to protein synthesis and the effects of medicines. All diagrams and animations can be downloaded for use offline, for example to incorporate into worksheets and step by step demonstrations.
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  • Enzymes – biological catalysts that control the reactions of life
    Enzymes 16+
    Enzymes – biological catalysts that control the reactions of life
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  • How medicines work: the ongoing battle between people and disease. Throughout human history people have suffered from both communicable and non-communicable diseases. And throughout history people have looked for ways to treat or cure those diseases.
    How medicines work
    How medicines work: the ongoing battle between people and disease. Throughout human history people have suffered from both communicable and non-communicable diseases. And throughout history people have looked for ways to treat or cure those diseases.
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  • Student teams make boxes and labels for medicine bottles in the core task of this suite of activities.
    Medicine box challenge
    Student teams make boxes and labels for medicine bottles in the core task of this suite of activities.
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  • This module investigates how safe working is encouraged in industrial laboratories.
    Safety at work
    This module investigates how safe working is encouraged in industrial laboratories.
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  • Diabetes
    An introduction to the symptoms, causes and treatment of diabetes, including the manufacture of insulin.
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  • Online interactive science resources for ages 5 to 11 from ABPI
    Primary Science Resources from ABPI
    Online interactive science resources for ages 5 to 11 from ABPI
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