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Infectious Diseases - Medicines

Produced by the ABPI, this interactive resource allows students to find out about how infectious diseases are treated with modern medicines. It covers topics such as:

  • Antiseptics
  • Antibiotics and resistance
  • Developing medicines

 

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Creating and Solving Harder Equations A3

In this resource from the DfE Standards Unit, students create and solve their own equations where the unknown appears more than once and learn that there may be more than one way of solving such equations. Before doing this activity students should be able to solve equations where the unknown appears only once....

Performing Number Magic A9

In this resource from the DfE Standards Unit, students analyse simple number 'tricks', and explain how they work, using algebra. They then try to create their own variants of the trick, making it more impressive. Students will: develop an understanding of linear expressions and equations; make simple conjectures...

Representing 3D Shapes SS6

In this resource from the DfE Standards Unit, students interpret 2D representations of 3D shapes, analyse 3D shapes using plans, elevations, and isometric drawings and develop their reasoning ability in spatial contexts. Many students may have met these ideas before, but they may still experience difficulties in...

Understanding Mean, Median, Mode and Range S4

In this DfE Standards Unit resource, students learn to understand the terms: mean, median, mode, range and explore the relationships between these measures and their relationship to the shape of a distribution. Students will have met the terms mean, median, mode and
range but they may not have a clear...

Interpreting Bar Charts, Pie Charts, Box and Whisker Plots S5

In this resource from the DfE Standards Unit, students will learn to understand and interpret bar charts, pie charts, and box and whisker plots. This session is in two linked parts. The first is matching pie charts to bar charts and secondly matching box and whisker plots to bar charts. Each part of the session...

Teaching and Learning Mathematics Through ICT

This collection of resources from the National Strategies includes resources for activities and lessons that make effective use of ICT in teaching and learning secondary mathematics. The resources include the use of spreadsheets, programs, dynamic geometry software, graph plotting software, video and internet...

Pharmaceutical Industry: Frequently Asked Questions

From the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI), this interactive resource halps to answer questions that students have about the production of medicines and the careers available in the pharmaceutical industry.

There is a wide variety of questions on topics as varied as:

  • The...

Energy Now

This multimedia package was developed by the Gatsby Science Enhancement Programme to provide teachers with clear and consistent ways of talking about energy. Energy is a particularly difficult concept to explain. These resources aim to cut through the confusion that often surrounds the energy concept, and examines...

Build a Bug Activity

This is a classroom-based activity from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute that allows students to explore the features of two bacterial pathogen genomes. The aim of this activity is to highlight the role of different genetic components in two closely related subspecies of Salmonella enterica, and to identify how...

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