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Human and Animal Habitats

These resources are published by the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) and explore human and animal habitats by considering different environments and the animals that live there. The resource develops students' understanding of adaptations for survival in a range of different habitats....

Malaria

  • This animation clearly shows the life cycle of the malaria parasite Plasmodium sp and the stages of the lifecycle which occur in either the human or the mosquito host. It also demonstrates the role the mosquito plays as a vector transmitting the parasite...

Science Debate Kits

Find resources and download free Debate Kits: debate.imascientist.org.uk

These Science Debate Kits give teachers everything they needed to run a debate on a set topic and help their students develop their evaluation skills. The activities provide a structured way to start...

Living things and their habitats: habitats

This resource provides a selection of lesson plans, worksheets and teachers notes relating to living things and their habitats in Year Two. They include activities which help explain the life processes common to all living things and how we work out what’s alive and what’s not? Children also collect specimens and...

Physiology: The Science of Life

Give your students an edge in human biology and an insight into bioscience careers! The Physiological Society has produced a free online course with the University of Liverpool, which will take students beneath the surface of three key systems - respiratory,...

Science on the Web

Science on the Web is a comprehensive guide to the best science websites, interactive games, videos and resources on the internet. It is linked to both the National Curriculum and Curriculum for Excellence through detailed curricular maps.

It is a downloadable pdf designed to be saved to and accessed from...

Make a Difference posters

The Make a Difference with a Career in Biology posters highlight the wide range of career paths that biologists can take.

This careers resource was jointly developed by the Biochemical Society, British Ecological Society, British Pharmacological Society, Microbiology Society, Society for Experimental Biology...

Silent Signal: Exploring Biomedical Science

These resources were developed to compliment the award winning Silent Signal project, funding by the Wellcome Trust and Garfield Weston Foundation. They include interactive lesson plans that explore the societal, ethical, and cultural aspects of biomedical science including immunology, infections, genetics,...

Medicine Makers

A hands-on practical activity that illustrates drug-target interactions and  looks at the actions of some common painkillers.

Created by the Biochemical Society and the British Pharmacological Society. Download the resource booklet here.

Horizontal Gene Transfer

This animation shows how bacteria exchange genes on small pieces of DNA called plasmids through a process called horizontal gene transfer. 

Bacteria are able to exchange genes quickly within a population on small circles of DNA called plasmids. This animation shows how bacteria exchange plasmids through a...

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