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Carbon Footprints and the Greenhouse Effect

In this SATIS Revisited resource students consider the factors that contribute to the greenhouse effect, the possible effects of global warming, and how they as individuals are contributing to carbon dioxide emissions.

Climate change is affecting the natural world. The distribution of some species appears to...

Infectious Diseases - Diseases

Produced by the ABPI, this interactive resource allows students to find out about a range of infectious diseases. Each are clearly explained, with causes and symptoms, and a quiz helps tests students' understanding of the topics covered. Diseases are:

  • Influenza
  • HIV/AIDS...

Infectious Diseases - Pathogens

This is an interactive resource produced by the ABPI. In the resource, students can find out about mico-organisms and how they cause disease. There are sections on bacteria, fungi, viruses and protozoa. Each section contains details on the micro-organism's structure and examples of the diseases they cause.

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Infectious Diseases - Immunity

This is an interactive resource produced by the ABPI. In the resource, students can find out about how the human immune system tackles infectious diseases. The resource describes how antigens identify foreign pathogens and the immune response that is produced. Animations illustrate processes such as antigen-...

Infectious Diseases - Timeline

Produced by the ABPI, this interactive resource looks at developments in our understanding of infectious diseases and how this has changed over time. From vaccination by Edward Jenner, to the present day, advances in knowledge are illustrated. Sections in the resource include:

  • Jenner and vaccination...

Infectious Diseases - Medicines

Produced by the ABPI, this interactive resource allows students to find out about how infectious diseases are treated with modern medicines. It covers topics such as:

  • Antiseptics
  • Antibiotics and resistance
  • Developing medicines

 

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Who Wants to Be a Zoologist?

Produced by ARKive, a database of stunning natural history images, this activity is designed to teach students aged 11-14 about the identifiable features of different types of animals and how they are classified. The activity is also suitable for students aged 14-16 and beyond.

Using a quiz format, students...

Zoom in on Your Genome

From the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, this resource contains an animation that takes a journey which zooms in from the surface of the body into a cell. It illustrates the relationship between the nucleus, chromosomes, genes and DNA.

Each stage is at higher magnification to show where the genome is found...

Bugs Count - What Bugs Are Living Near You?

Carry out a survey on how many bugs are found in a certain area and add to a national survey. This resource fits in with the curriculum topics of animals in the local environment, habitats, and interdependence and adaptation.

There are six key species to watch out for: Two-spot Ladybird, Devil’s Coach Horse...

National Science & Engineering Week Quizzes

The National Science & Engineering Week quizzes are an easy and popular way of taking part in the celebrations in March. The quizzes are available in two different formats, a multiple choice quiz, a questions only quiz. The quiz also has two levels. The multiple choice quiz is designed for everyone, we have,...

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