Biology Week is a celebration of all things biology! This resource collection provides a fun selection of activities, videos, and games for students of all ages to explore topics across biology, from plants to the digestive system. Biology Week is organised by the Royal Society of Biology and more information is available on their website.



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Genome editing: Do sun and shade plants have different rates of photosynthesis?

This resource provides a set of videos of a practical investigation aimed at supporting working scientifically in the classroom and relating science to real world experiences. In the first video, Professor Brian Cox joins a teacher to find out how some...

Heart Beaters (Ages 9-11)

Aimed at Key Stage Two, this resource looks at the function of the heart, how exercise affects heart rate, and the rate of recovery after exercise. Linked to PE and the topic animals including humans, it also aims to develop ...

Heart Rate Investigation

This resource uses the context of football to introduce a heart rate investigation. Students take part in suggested exercises and measure their heart rate and recovery time.  They need to plot of graph of their heart rate for different activities, and are encouraged to decide the axis and scale of the graph for...

Survival Rivals are hands-on experiments inspired by Darwin and produced by the Wellcome Trust.

The three resources in the series are:
* I'm a Worm, Get Me Out of Here (exploring natural selection)
* Brine Date (looking at sexual selection)
* The X-Bacteria (investigating antibiotic...