Science teaching

Developing chemistry in the new A level specification

Learn how specific activities can be used to get across key concepts; use maths skills and develop practical skills in chemistry.

STEM Insight placement

STEM Insight case studies

STEM Insight gives teachers an opportunity to experience invaluable placements in a leading UK STEM organisation or university.

Eden Project

Temperate horticultural curator

Robert is a temperate horticultural curator at the Eden Project, hear all about him and his career.

BBC micro:bit

Modelling micro:bit data with the Bitty Data Logger App

The free Bitty Data Logger allows you to capture sensor data from the micro:bit's accelerometers, magnetometers and temperature sensors.


Data presentation and interpretation

A range of resources and activities for teaching data presentation and interpretation in A level mathematics.



A number of resources exploring the mathematics behind Braille.


Specially selected for teachers, technicians and leaders of science, technology, engineering and mathematics; browse resources, professional development, news and opinions specially selected for FE teachers. Join in the discussion with our community groups.

Featured Resources

Types of processor activities

This document contains a number of activities for students to carry out. They develop an instruction set for a fictional processor which forms a thought-provoking introduction to this topic. Encourage them to think about basic mathematical operations and how data values need to be manipulated within the CPU. This can...
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Measuring the Doppler effect in the classroom

This resource uses the context of exoplanets and simple equipment to enable students to measure the Doppler effect in the classroom.  It has been used in the "Space as a context for teaching science..." CPD.
Publication date:
10 July 2017

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Forces and Newton's Laws

AS LevelUnderstand the concept of a force; understand and use Newton’s first lawUnderstand and use Newton’s second law for motion in a straight line (restricted to forces in two perpendicular directions or simple cases of forces given as 2-D vectorsUnderstand and use weight and motion in a straight line...
Publication date:
07 March 2017

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A level science

Curated resources to support A level science teaching.

Secondary and A level computing resources

Deepen your understanding and knowledge across the computing curriculum with our range of quality-assured resources.

A Level mathematics

Explore our selection of key stage 5 mathematics teaching materials chosen from the STEM Learning resource collection.

Core maths

The Core Maths initiative is aimed at increasing the number of post-16 students studying mathematics.


Databases unleashedCY235

Databases offer an efficient way to store, retrieve and analyse data – they power the most popular online services, and are critical to retail, entertainment and everything across the modern world. An understanding of databases and their potential is crucial for future employability, and for success in GCSE and A...

Space in the classroom: teacher conferenceSY003

Would you like to see ESA astronaut Tim Peake? We’re running a one-day conference, aimed at teachers in primary, secondary and FE who want to bring space into their classrooms. Running on 22 February 2018, this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity!


Genomics is rapidly developing and increasingly important discipline in genetics.  The mapping of the human genome in 2003 was a major scientific milestone and led to an explosion of cutting edge research as genomics as the technology and speed of analysis has increased.This course can explore a wide variety of...

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CPD for technicians

Visit the HEaTED website for details of CPD tailored for technicians of all subjects.


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