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Polymers & nanomaterials

This is a list of resources to support the teaching of polymers, new materials and their applications at GCSE level. Some of the new materials covered in the resources include nanomaterials, shape memory materials, and fullerenes, plus drug delivery systems and nanomachines, nanotechnology, plastic, smart materials...
Publication date:
15 December 2015

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Physics Demonstrations

Demonstrations can be engaging and fun for students, providing the motivation to learn.  For non specialist teachers, it can be a challenge to ensure that the explanation that accompanies a demonstration develops the students' understanding of concepts in physics.  This list of resources contains...
Publication date:
15 December 2015

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Chemistry Demonstrations

This list of resources provides a range of spectacular demonstrations for Key Stage Three and Key Stage Four chemistry lessons.  From simply mixing two chemicals to produce a beautiful or surprising effect, to the more ambitious and dramatic ...., these demonstrations have been designed to provide the wow...
Publication date:
15 December 2015

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Biology demonstrations and practical work

This list has a number of ideas for exciting demonstrations in Biology. Visit the practical work page to access all resources and lists focussing on practical work in secondary science: www.nationalstemcentre.org.uk/sciencepracticals  
Publication date:
15 December 2015

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Carbon dioxide and climate change

The effects of floods, drought and extreme weather now seem to be a regular part of the news.  These resources help to explore some of the global issues surrounding the impact of climate change, not only on the environment, but on real communities.  The list provides a range of activities, lesson ideas, film...
Publication date:
26 April 2016

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Fossil Formation

Find out how fossils are formed when things that have lived are trapped in rock. Watch cips which show the process of fossilisation happening gradually. Carry out activities including observing fossils, comparing fossils to living plants and animals, making your own fossils and recreating how fossils are formed...
Publication date:
15 December 2015

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Time

This list provides further ideas and resources for teachers taking part in the BBC Terrific Scientific campaign. It offers activities linked to time, light and shadows and Earth and Space.
Publication date:
23 March 2017

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Cells and organ systems

The list provides a range of activities, lesson ideas, background information, practical tips and suggested teaching strategies for looking at cells, tissues and organ systems at KS3.The resources in this list support lesson planning for the following areas of the curriculum:• cells as the fundamental unit of...
Publication date:
05 July 2016

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Year 4: States of Matter

This list consists of lesson plans, activities and video clips to support the teaching of states of matter in Year Four. It contains tips on using the resources, suggestions for further use and background subject knowledge. Possible misconceptions are highlighted so that teachers may plan lessons to...
Publication date:
10 May 2017

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Earth and Atmosphere: the rock cycle and the formation of igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks

It can be hard to find exciting practical ideas on this topic yet planetary science is engaging and fascinating for most students. Many of the resources in this collection look rather dated on first aquaintance, but persevere; there's some good stuff here. Visit the practical work page to access all...
Publication date:
15 December 2015

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