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Hormones and Their Effects

This resource from the ABPI introduces students to the major endocrine glands, and hormone function in puberty, the menstrual cycle, pregnancy and growth. Specific examples include insulin, adrenaline, ADH, and plant hormones.

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Skin Structure and Function

This ABPI resource introduces skin structure and function, including temperature control and the role of the hypothalamus. Students can learn about common skin infections, such as athlete's foot, and skin cancer.

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Diabetes

From the ABPI this interactive resource provides students with information on the cause, symptoms and treatment of diabetes. The resource is offered at two levels, for students aged 14-16 and an advanced version for post-16 students.

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Who Wants to Be a Scientist?

From the Association for Science Education (ASE), Who wants to be a scientist? is based on a well-known quiz format. It is a PowerPoint presentation, and works well in class or as a lunchtime competition using overheads. The quiz could be run during lunch times as an inter-form competition, or within class time....

Revision Resources

This set of resource, from the Association for Science Education (ASE) provide examples of revision activities.The resources are provided as both PDF and Word file format, so teachers may amend them for different classes and topics.

*Pick a number - students choose numbers from a grid to answer quiz...

Quizzes

Two ASE SYCD: Science Year Primary quizzes based on familiar formats.

Who wants to be a scientist? is based on a well-known quiz format. It is a PowerPoint presentation, using overheads. You may want to print these out in black and white.

Questions are based around the Physical Processes teaching...

Activity 1: Introduction

This activity includes a quiz and fact file describing the use of fingerprints for identification and processes of DNA profiling.

Also Included is The forensic use of bioinformation - resources for teachers which contains:

* curriculum links

* lesson plans

* teaching notes

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Big Bang Careers Resources

A number of careers resources on a range of themes such as biosciences, internet technology and world population were developed as part of the Big Bang Fair. These resources took the form of set of quiz questions about different careers for students to find out the answers to.

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Planet Science: Our World in Motion Quiz

Produced by Planet Science, this quiz is an engaging way to get students thinking about a wide range of areas in science and engineering. It could also be used as part of a public engagement in science activity.

The quiz covers topics such as:
* Earth structure and plate tectonics
* The rock...

Kidney Failure

In this SATIS Revisited resource students look at the role of the kidney and treatment of kidney failure by dialysis and with transplants, and explore issues around the shortage of donor organs in the UK.

In 2010 the number of individuals requiring kidney transplants in the UK was approximately 8000 people....

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