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Number Maps

Number One Map and Number Two Map provide a variety of examples of words in everyday use which relate to the number one or the number two.

Careers of the Future

Using the most up-to-date occupational research, this guide produced by the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) showcases 40 top jobs in 10 key occupations, which according to the UKCES analysis of the UK job market, will be crucial over the next decade.

The aim of this guide is to inspire young...

Your Life Formula 100

This resource aims to raise awareness of the exciting and wide-ranging careers that studying mathematics and physics can lead to. The campaign objective is to significantly increase the number of students studying mathematics and physics at A level in the next three years.

The competition sets out to find...

Citizen Science and Curriculum for Excellence

This guide provides a wealth of information about the benefits of being involved in citizen science and how to incorporate it into the curriculum, with links to citizen science projects and resources.

Citizen science projects can range from discovering a new quasar in space, counting elephants in the...

Measurement Good Practice Guide: a Beginner's Guide to Uncertainty of Measurement *suitable for home teaching*

This publication from the National Physical Laboratory is an ideal resource for secondary teachers but could also be used by students at post-16 level. It can be used as a basis for best practice for taking measurements within the laboratory. The guide explains the basics of errors, uncertainties, spread, standard...

Darwin Today Factsheets *suitable for home teaching*

Marking the 200th anniversary of Darwin's birth and 150 years since the publication of On the Origin of Spieces, these five factsheets from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) illustrate the continuing importance of the theory of evolution by natural selection in contemporary research...

Biodiversity *suitable for home teaching*

This colourful leaflet from the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) looks at what biodiversity is and why it matters. It also explains how human activities threaten the natural environment, endangering species and habitats and what we are doing about the problem. The resource includes a list of research...

Transport in Flowering Plants *suitable for home teaching*

This resource, from the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) ‘Challenging Plants’ resource pack, provides background information on the transport systems in pants, including detail of xylem, phloem, roots and mycorrhizae, and their associated functions. The transpiration stream and the importance of this on maintaining...

Transport Through Plants and Plant Cells *suitable for home teaching*

This resource, from the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) ‘Challenging Plants’ resource pack, provides detail on the function of the xylem and phloem, including the role of active transport, osmosis and the transpiration stream. Factors affecting the rate of transpiration are discussed. Activities are suggested for...

Photosynthesis *suitable for home teaching*

This resource, from the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) ‘Challenging Plants’ resource pack, provides background information on the process of photosynthesis, including details of the leaf structure, the role of chlorophyll and light dependent reactions. The importance of photosynthesis is explained.

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