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Electricity

Produced by the Hamilton Trust, these resources give details of eight lessons on electricity. This includes lesson plans, practical activities and all student materials. Students begin with revision of simple circuits before gaining lots of hands on experience with symbols, diagrams and incomplete circuits. They...

DNA in the Garden

A set of four worksheets from the Biotechnology and Biological Science Research Council (BBSRC) suitable for Key Stage Two (ages 8-11), that explore the science and surprises behind inheritance and DNA. Activities look at:

* Where it all began - word grid based on the work of Gregor Mendel
* DNA size...

DNA in the Garden

Produced by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), these resources contain two sets of materials, suitable for Key Stage Three/Four or post-16 students. They explore the science and surprises behind plant DNA. Separate worksheets for each age group cover:

* What plant DNA is...

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...

The D-Files

The D-Files, produced by the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), have been written by science teachers and LEA science advisors, with help from staff, on topics chosen by themselves as being those most appropriate to the Key Stages Three and Four age level. They are intended as a fun activity which...

Where Would Social Science Be Without Maths?

A poster for teachers to use within the classroom, produced by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). On the front is a timeline featuring prominent figures who developed the use of statistics, with accompanying teachers’ notes on the back. The timeline looks at landmark events in social science from 1662...

Assessing Pupils' Progress: Guidelines and Criteria

Part of the Assessing Pupils' Progress (APP) collection, these resources present the criteria for assessing progress in students’ understanding of science at Key Stage Three.

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These guidelines/criteria are to help teachers assess progress in students’ work across five strands of...

TRUMP BaBar Resource Package: Posters/Leaflets

The TRUMP BaBar Resource Package, from the Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council (PPARC), included three colour posters/leaflets about matter, antimatter and the BaBar experiment. The posters help to explain how the BaBar experiment was designed to study the interactions between B and B-bar mesons as part...

ExoMars Wall Chart

Produced by the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), this colour wall chart describes ExoMars, the second European Space Agency (ESA) mission to visit Mars. ExoMars is part of a joint two-part mission funded by ESA and NASA. In 2016 the ESA-led mission will launch an orbiter and short-lived lander. The...

Electron: 100 Years and Still Going Strong

From the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), this wall chart describes with simple explanations, what an electron is and how JJ Thompson came to discover it. It also looks at how electrons play a part in our everyday lives and in electronics, communications and the electrical energy we use. The chart...

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