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The Large Hadron Collider (LHC)

From the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), the 'Big questions, big experiment' wall chart describes the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN. It looks at the "big questions" about our Universe that scientists are trying to answer, and how the amazing LHC will help them to do so. The 'Tunnel to the...

Hot Rocks and Cool Breezes

The contents of this student book from the Bath Science project include:

The vital cycle: water cycle

Liquid assets: water consumption, water quality, measuring pollution

Rocks as resources...

Careers in Energy

This publication from BP Educational Services gives a guide to careers in the energy business. It includes biographies of real-life role models, and information on desirable generic employability skills, which are valued across sectors.

The role model examples include a geologist, gas trader, commercial and...

Solar System Image and Information Set

From NASA, this is a set of high quality images and information about the solar system. The set of materials features the Sun, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Earth’s Moon, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto, asteroids, comets, meteors and meteorites, the Kuiper Belt and Oort Cloud, and moons of the solar system...

Nuffield Science Year 8

The Nuffield Science for Key Stage Three course materials for Year Eight were planned as an integrated science course.

The topics 

Topic A Energy

Topic B Fuels

Topic C Life goes on

Topic D Healthy body

Topic E An electrical world

Topic F Water

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Nuffield Science Year 9

Year Nine of Nuffield Science for Key Stage Three was written to provide a clear transition into the 14-16 curriculum. Two teaching sequences were devised for Year Nine, either as an integrated course or as a co-ordinated course divided into biology, chemistry and physics.

Principles

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Discovering DNA - the Recipe of Life

Through this Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) resource, students gain an understanding of the role of DNA within cells of the human body, and an appreciation that it is the uniqueness of their own DNA ‘recipe' which makes them individuals.

The activities were first run as...

Nuffield Science Year 7

The Nuffield Science for Key Stage Three course materials for Year Seven were planned as an integrated science course.

The topics

Topic A Being a scientist

Topic B Senses

Topic C Measuring

Topic D Solar System

Topic E Forces

Topic F Elements and...

Nuffield Science Calculations

This Nuffield Foundation publication was prepared to help students master the calculations involved in GCSE Science courses. The book is divided up into a series individual topics. Each topic is presented in three parts.

  • A summary of the ideas students need to know, including any important formulas....

Little Book of the Big Bang

From the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), this cartoon booklet introduces particle physics, particle accelerators and the Large Hadron Collider. This clear, concise and entertaining booklet explains what a particle accelerator such as the LHC is and the questions it is trying to answer, such as ‘...

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