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Seeing Temperatures

This activity allows students to investigate how images are produced from data streams by using first a spreadsheet and then an image-processing program. They then go on to see how the usefulness of such a monochromatic image may be enhanced by using lookup tables and calibration. The materials used focus on the...

How Old?

Using the data from CensusAtSchool 2006/2007, this data analysis resource looks at trends in life expectancy in populations. Students consider both the primary data collected from CensusAtSchool and secondary data about life expectancy and major causes of death. A plenary asks students to consider what they have...

Satellite Telemetry Interpretation

As part of the FUNcube STEM satellite outreach programme we have developer a student and teachers pack showing how to interpret rea data from graphs.

These can be found at: https://funcube.org.uk/education-outreach/

Cell structure quiz

A detailed diagram of a cell and organelles for students to label with the name of the structure and its function.    Structures include rough and smooth endoplasmic reticulum, vacuole, ribosome, Golgi apparatus, cell wall, nucleus, chloroplast and mitochondrion.

 

Biozone quiz: genetics

This quiz reinforces the definitions of key terms in genetics, including polymerase chain reaction (PCR), types of mutation, DNA ligation, DNA amplification, gel electrophoresis, stem cells, recombinant DNA, vectors, restriction enzymes.

Biozone quiz: transport across membranes

This quiz reinforces students use of key terms, including phospholipid bilayer, osmosis, active transport, transmembrane protein, ion pump, facilitated diffusion, endocytosis and fluid mosaic model.

Biozone quiz: enzymes

A crossword covering enzyme action, inhibition, and activation energy.

Biozone biology quiz 4

This quiz reinforces the meaning of key words in the topic of biodiversity and ecosystems, including allopatric speciation, binomial nomenclature, bioinformatics, conservation, reporductive isolation and diversity indices.

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,...

Mass Spectroscopy

This resource looks at how cutting edge science is being used to answer archaeological questions, as well as solving present day problems, such as the identification of meat in processed foods. Analysis of mitochondrial DNA was performed, at the University of York, on samples from skeletal remains unearthed by the...

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