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Darwin Day celebrates the birth of this eminent scientist who challenged the status quo of beliefs of the time to propose the radical new idea of evolution through natural selection. This collection brings together different resources from various publishers, suitable for all ages. For primary pupils the Darwin...

Darwin Presentation

Produced by ARKive this presentation introduces Charles Darwin as a naturalist. It tells the story of his life, describes how he was influenced and encouraged by the learning of his friends and contemporaries; and describes the voyage of the Beagle from 1831-36. The presentation illustrates Darwin's skills of...

Darwin Education Initiative

Published by the Wellcome Trust in January 2011, this report provides the findings from the final stage of the evaluation of the Darwin Education Initiative. It includes the findings from follow-up interviews with case study schools which explored the continued use of the Great Plant Hunt and Survival Rivals...

Produced by ARKive, these materials use Darwin and the voyage of the Beagle as a context to explore a number of topics around adaptation, variation, natural selection and evolution. The activities are designed to be used as a set or individually, alongside your existing resources.

The resources look at:...

Den Day

Create a den at school using this STEM challenge, which links to geography and D & T. Children learn about natural disasters and how they affect people in many ways, then are challenged to plan and construct a sturdy...

Day Out

In this Bowland assessment task, students plan a day out for thirty pupils based upon data given. Students are provided with three places from which to choose. Information about the distance from the school and the entrance cost of each activity is given, along with the results of a survey in which each of the...

The Charles Darwin Trust uses the intellectual and cultural heritage of Darwin, through his approach to science and his work at Down House and in the immediate countryside, to inspire a deeper understanding of the natural world. Darwin Inspired materials promote enquiry-based learning. They prompt children to...

The Charles Darwin Trust uses the intellectual and cultural heritage of Darwin, through his approach to science and his work at Down House and in the immediate countryside, to inspire a deeper understanding of the natural world. Darwin Inspired materials promote enquiry-based learning. Students are challenged to...

Cross-curricular ‘Challenge Day’

Produced by the Learning Skills Improvement Service, these materials help to demonstrate effective practice. This case study looks at the themes of equality and diversity and progression through STEM.

City College Norwich set out to create a ‘challenge day’ that would involve learners in a range of hands-on...

5 A Day

From the British Nutrition Foundation, in partnership with the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB...

10 Day Construction Challenge

This activity asks students to carefully observe the buildings around them and the materials they are built from. The challenge is to design their own building, thinking about material choice, test strength of chosen materials and research the jobs involved within the construction industry. The challenge finishes...

School day delay

A change in circadian rhythms in adolescents means that asking them to wake early in the morning for school results in them being tired and less able to concentrate in lessons.

In this activity, based on the Teensleep...

Day and Night, Seasons

In this activity developed by the Institute of Physics, students model the motion of a planet around a star and investigate how day and night and seasons may be different on other planets. Working in pairs or small groups, students demonstrate night and day and seasons to each other. They can then go on to model...

Five a Day

The Nuffield Foundation provide this resource for students to collect data and then use statistical methods to analyse the results. The activities require that students investigate the extent to which people follow the advice from the Department of Health, which recommends that everyone eats at least five portions...

Day of temptation

This play follows a school child on a day of being healthy, though everything around her makes it easy to be unhealthy! Temptations include: sugary cereal aimed at children, fast food shops on the...

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