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Tim Peake public presentation

This presentation was produced by the UK Space Agency for Tim Peake's mission to the International Space Station in 2015/16.

Zoom in on your genome

This video shows the various levels of DNA packaging and the four basic building blocks of DNA. it allows you to take a journey into the body to see where the genome is found and how DNA is packaged in the nucleus of the cell. The journey starts outside the body and takes you into the liver and a liver cell. You...

ARKive Collection

ARKive is working with the world's best filmmakers, photographers, conservationists and scientists to create a multimedia guide to the world's endangered species. The materials in this collection are thus richly illustrated with images from the ARKive project. The ARKive materials help to raise awareness and...

Lookouts Activity 3: Help!

In this resource aimed at lower primary level, children learn that plants need water to survive. Looking at a wilted plant, children think about what is wrong with the plant and discuss ways in which it could be revived. They then cut out a ‘Plants need water’ cartoon sequence and rearrange it into the correct...

Lookouts Activity 2: Spot the Plant

In this resource aimed at younger primary learners, children learn how to identify and name common plants. The activities contain a thinking walk where children are challenged to find a selection plants by matching them to The Great Plant Hunt Identikit provided. They record details about where they found the...

Lookouts Activity 1: Thinking Walk

Aimed at younger primary learners, this resource provides an opportunity to review the parts of a plant, look at the differences between different plants and to find words to describe them. The activity involves children planning a thinking walk, considering how they will respect the plants and other living things...

Darwin's Lookouts: Quick Start Resources

This resource pack aimed at younger primary level, provides activities in which children learn how to identify and name some common UK plants, learn to recognise the parts of a plant and to discover the variety within plants. Designed as an introduction to a topic on plants, it could be used in class or assembly to...

Good and Ill Health

These diagnostic questions and response activities (contained in the zip file) support students in being able to:

  • Recall that people have both physical health and mental health, which can range from good to ill.

  • Identify factors associated with good and ill physical health in...

Disease

These diagnostic questions and response activities (contained in the zip file) support students in being able to:

  • Recall that the good health of all organisms can be compromised by diseases.

  • Recall that diseases can be caused by germs, lifestyle, environment or information in the...

Identifying and classifying organisms

These diagnostic questions and response activities (contained in the zip file) support students in being able to:

  • Classify organisms into groups according to similarities and differences in their features.
  • Use a key to distinguish between and identify organisms in the lab and in the field....

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