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Investigating Seed Germination

One of a series of resources from Science & Plants for Schools (SAPS) investigating key topics in plant biology.

This activity allows students to investigate many factors that influence seed germination, including temperature, light, nutrient levels, pollutant effects, tropisms and so on.

It...

Investigating Plant Growth Regulators

One of a series of resources from Science & Plants for Schools (SAPS) investigating key topics in plant biology. In this activity, students investigate the effects of the hormone auxin (Indole Acetic Acid or IAA) as a plant growth regulator, giving opportunities to look at auxiliary bud development, root...

Investigating Gravitropism Using Seedlings

One of a series of resources from Science & Plants for Schools (SAPS) investigating key topics in plant biology. An intriguing way to demonstrate gravitropism in action over the course of a lesson. Using black film canisters, a freshly cut seedling stalk (hypocotyl) is attached to the lid, the lid replaced, and...

Investigating Phototropism: The Response of Seedlings to Light

One of a series of resources from Science & Plants for Schools (SAPS) investigating key topics in plant biology. This activity offers a simple way to investigate phototropism: the response of seedlings to different wavelengths of light. This technique will help students investigate this tropic response, using...

Bright Spark

Produced by the Royal Society, this resource looks at the work of Benjamin Franklin and the investigations he made into a range of topics including electricity.

Franklin lived 300 years ago and worked on a number of different problems in science. He came up with many different inventions but made no money...

Storm Warning

Produced by the Royal Society, this resource looks at the work of Robert Fitzroy. He was one of the first meteorologists.

While most science concentrates on explaining events in the past and present, meteorology is concerned with weather patterns and our ability to predict what will happen with the weather...

Introducing Genomics

This resource was written by Rugby School, the Institute of Education and University of York Science Education Group on behalf of Nowgen for the Nowgen Schools Genomics Programme. The materials extend students knowledge and understanding in the area of genomics.

The student guide contains information and...

breakthrough: Volta Makes a Pile

breakthrough was a termly resource for teachers published between 1999 and 2001. Each edition highlighted a number of discoveries and inventions and the people who made them. This edition was published in January 1999.

Each edition of breakthrough included feature articles and regular items such as profiles...

breakthrough: the RI at 200

breakthrough was a termly resource for teachers published between 1999 and 2001. Each edition highlighted a number of discoveries and inventions and the people who made them. This edition was published in September 1999.

Each edition of breakthrough included feature articles and regular items such as...

breakthrough: About Time

breakthrough was a termly resource for teachers published between 1999 and 2001. Each edition highlighted a number of discoveries and inventions and the people who made them. This edition was published in January 2000.

Each edition of breakthrough included feature articles and regular items such as profiles...

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