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  • BP Ultimate STEM Challenge

    The Ultimate STEM Challenge is a national competition brought to you by BP, the Science Museum and STEM Learning.

    Ages
    • 11-14 (KS3 // CfE 3)
    Subject
    • Science
    • Maths
    • Engineering
    More
  • Investigate Fresh Food

    Free resources from Get Set to Eat Fresh use Team GB athletes to boost young people’s food preparation skills and their love for fresh, healthy food.

    Ages
    • 5-7 (KS1 // CfE 1)
    • 7-11 (KS2 // CfE 2)
    • 11-14 (KS3 // CfE 3)
    Subject
    • Science
    • PSHE
      • Growth and nutrition
      • Health and wellbeing
      • Healthy lifestyles
    • Physical Education
      • Fitness and health
    More
  • Alcohol Education Booster Lesson for 11-14s

    This booster lesson can be used to reinforce learning about alcohol education for classes of 11-14s classes that have already experienced some alcohol education.

    Ages
    • 11-14 (KS3 // CfE 3)
    Subject
    • Science
    • Citizenship
    • PSHE
      • Healthy lifestyles
      • Personal and social issues
    More
  • BT STEM Crew - Sport & Sustainability

    This chemistry topic covers the meaning of the term sustainability and what this means in terms of the carbon cycle.

    Ages
    • 11-14 (KS3 // CfE 3)
    • 14-16 (KS4 // CfE 4)
    Subject
    • Science
      • Biological systems
      • Sustainable earth
    • Engineering
    More
  • Get Set for the Spirit of Sport

    Get Set for the Spirit of Sport is a new resource aimed at encouraging primary and secondary pupils to examine their decisions both on and off the playing field and help them to understand the positive impact on health, the social benefits of sport, and how they can carry these over into other aspects of their lives.

    Ages
    • 7-11 (KS2 // CfE 2)
    • 11-14 (KS3 // CfE 3)
    Subject
    • Science
    • PSHE
    • Physical Education
    More
  • New ammunition

    New ammunition is a resource for primary and secondary students exploring the application of science to the development of new medicines, the principles of double-blind trialling to test treatments, and the debate behind issues of gene therapy.

    Ages
    • 7-11 (KS2 // CfE 2)
    • 11-14 (KS3 // CfE 3)
    Subject
    • Science
      • Chemical and material behaviour
      • Considering and evaluating evidence
      • Explaining observations
      • Human health
      • Humans and other animals
      • Investigative skills
      • Living things
      • Micro-organisms
      • Obtaining and evaluating evidence
      • Scientific enquiry
      • Scientific developments
    • Citizenship
      • Local and global community
    • PSHE
      • Health and wellbeing
    • Maths
      • Data and analysis
      • Handling data
    More
  • Food and famine

    Food and famine is a resource for primary and secondary students exploring how to test drinking water for pathogens, challenging fears and prejudices about foods common to other cultures - especially the importance of eating insects, and the environmental impact of our food choices in terms of water usage, world food supply and greenhouse gas production.

    Ages
    • 7-11 (KS2 // CfE 2)
    • 11-14 (KS3 // CfE 3)
    Subject
    • Science
      • Animals and plants
      • Biological systems
      • Considering and evaluating evidence
      • Explaining observations
      • Human health
      • Humans and other animals
      • Investigative skills
      • Living things
      • Micro-organisms
      • Obtaining and evaluating evidence
      • Planning an experiment
      • Scientific enquiry
      • Sustainable earth
    • Citizenship
      • Local and global community
    • PSHE
      • Growth and nutrition
      • Health and wellbeing
    • Geography
      • International issues
      • Sustainable development
      • The environment
    • Maths
      • Data and analysis
      • Handling data
    More
  • Asthma and allergies

    Asthma and allergies is a resource for primary and secondary students exploring allergies and the impact of asthma on the human gas exchange system, with oppotrunities to work with charts, tables and data

    Ages
    • 7-11 (KS2 // CfE 2)
    • 11-14 (KS3 // CfE 3)
    Subject
    • Science
      • Animals and plants
      • Biological systems
      • Cells and cell functions
      • Considering and evaluating evidence
      • Explaining observations
      • Human health
      • Humans and other animals
      • Investigative skills
      • Living things
      • Micro-organisms
      • Obtaining and evaluating evidence
      • Planning an experiment
      • Scientific enquiry
    • Maths
      • Data and analysis
      • Handling data
    More
  • Food counter

    Food counter is a resource for primary and secondary students exploring how the digestive system works, the need for a variety of foods for good health, and the consequences of imbalances in the diet, including deficiency diseases.

    Ages
    • 7-11 (KS2 // CfE 2)
    • 11-14 (KS3 // CfE 3)
    Subject
    • Science
      • Animals and plants
      • Biological systems
      • Considering and evaluating evidence
      • Explaining observations
      • Human health
      • Humans and other animals
      • Investigative skills
      • Living things
      • Micro-organisms
      • Obtaining and evaluating evidence
      • Planning an experiment
      • Scientific enquiry
    • PSHE
      • Growth and nutrition
      • Health and wellbeing
      • Healthy lifestyles
    • Design and Technology
      • Food technology
    • Maths
      • Data and analysis
      • Handling data
    More
  • Where's the Science in that? Photography

    Where’s the Science in that? Photography is a cross-curricular resource which provides free videos and practical work on light and pinhole cameras. The videos explore the science behind photography, including light rays and lenses, and are accompanied by a fully-resourced pinhole camera practical.

    Ages
    • 11-14 (KS3 // CfE 3)
    Subject
    • Science
      • Explaining observations
      • Investigative skills
      • Light and sound
      • Materials
      • Scientific enquiry
    • Art and Design
      • Design photos and artefacts
    • Design and Technology
      • Using multiple materials
      • Working with tools to make products
    More
  • Where's the Science in that? The Airport

    How do planes fly? Watch this video with your students to find out how planes stay up in the air, speed up and slow down, as well as learn all about distance-time graphs. There’s also an interactive activity which allows students to take a virtual tour of the airport and find out more about the science that’s all around us.

    Ages
    • 11-14 (KS3 // CfE 3)
    • 14-16 (KS4 // CfE 4)
    Subject
    • Science
      • Chemical reaction
      • Distance speed and time
      • Electricity
      • Elements and atoms
      • Forces and motion
      • Fuels
    • Maths
      • Applying math
      • Data and analysis
      • Handling data
    • Design and Technology
      • Technologies
    • Engineering
      • Computer aided engineering
      • Electronic and electrical systems
      • Engineering design
      • Engineering materials
      • Maintenance operations
      • The engineered world
    More
  • Fighting back

    Fighting back is a resource for primary and secondary students exploring how harmful microbes are transmitted from person to person, the world’s most serious communicable diseases, and how microbial evolution is driving the quest for new antimicrobial agents.

    Ages
    • 7-11 (KS2 // CfE 2)
    • 11-14 (KS3 // CfE 3)
    Subject
    • Science
      • Cells and cell functions
      • Considering and evaluating evidence
      • Control risks
      • Explaining observations
      • Human health
      • Humans and other animals
      • Investigative skills
      • Living things
      • Micro-organisms
      • Obtaining and evaluating evidence
      • Planning an experiment
      • Scientific enquiry
      • Scientific developments
    • PSHE
      • Health and wellbeing
      • Healthy lifestyles
    More
  • Mouth guard

    Mouth guard is a resource for primary and secondary students exploring oral hygiene

    Ages
    • 7-11 (KS2 // CfE 2)
    • 11-14 (KS3 // CfE 3)
    Subject
    • Science
      • Cells and cell functions
      • Chemical reaction
      • Considering and evaluating evidence
      • Control risks
      • Explaining observations
      • Human health
      • Humans and other animals
      • Investigative skills
      • Living things
      • Micro-organisms
      • Obtaining and evaluating evidence
      • Planning an experiment
      • Scientific enquiry
    • PSHE
      • Growth and nutrition
      • Health and wellbeing
      • Healthy lifestyles
    More
  • Helping hands

    Helping hands is a resource for primary and secondary students exploring the spread of microbes and how to prevent it, and the links between science and personal hygiene.

    Ages
    • 7-11 (KS2 // CfE 2)
    • 11-14 (KS3 // CfE 3)
    Subject
    • Science
      • Human health
      • Living things
      • Micro-organisms
    • PSHE
      • Health and wellbeing
      • Healthy lifestyles
    • Design and Technology
      • Food technology
    More
  • Reaction test

    The reaction test is a fun game for primary and secondary students to test and practice their reaction times.

    Ages
    • 7-11 (KS2 // CfE 2)
    • 11-14 (KS3 // CfE 3)
    Subject
    • Science
      • Human health
      • Humans and other animals
      • Rates of reaction
    • Physical Education
      • Fitness and health
    More
  • Fuel to win

    Fuel to win is a resource for primary and secondary students exploring how food is used by the body as fuel during respiration and the components of a balanced diet.

    Ages
    • 7-11 (KS2 // CfE 2)
    • 11-14 (KS3 // CfE 3)
    Subject
    • Science
      • Biological systems
      • Considering and evaluating evidence
      • Control risks
      • Energy
      • Explaining observations
      • Fuels
      • Human health
      • Humans and other animals
      • Investigative skills
      • Obtaining and evaluating evidence
      • Planning an experiment
      • Properties and uses of energy
      • Scientific enquiry
    • PSHE
      • Growth and nutrition
      • Health and wellbeing
      • Healthy lifestyles
    • Physical Education
      • Fitness and health
    More
  • Champion technology

    Champion technology is a resource for primary and secondary students exploring the relationship between science and technology.

    Ages
    • 7-11 (KS2 // CfE 2)
    • 11-14 (KS3 // CfE 3)
    Subject
    • Science
      • Chemical and material behaviour
      • Considering and evaluating evidence
      • Control risks
      • Explaining observations
      • Forces and motion
      • Friction
      • Investigative skills
      • Materials
      • Obtaining and evaluating evidence
      • Planning an experiment
      • Scientific enquiry
      • Scientific developments
    • Design and Technology
      • Technologies
    • Manufacturing and Product Design
      • Materials
      • Processes and techniques
    More
  • Mind games

    Mind games is a resource for primary and secondary students exploring science at work outside the lab, and how areas like neuroscience and epigenetics are redefining how we see ourselves.

    Ages
    • 7-11 (KS2 // CfE 2)
    • 11-14 (KS3 // CfE 3)
    Subject
    • Science
      • Considering and evaluating evidence
      • Control risks
      • Explaining observations
      • Human health
      • Humans and other animals
      • Investigative skills
      • Obtaining and evaluating evidence
      • Planning an experiment
      • Scientific enquiry
      • Scientific developments
    • Physical Education
      • Fitness and health
    More
  • The moving body

    The moving body is a resource for primary and secondary students exploring how we move, the meaning of physical 'strength', and how blood pressure is measured.

    Ages
    • 7-11 (KS2 // CfE 2)
    • 11-14 (KS3 // CfE 3)
    Subject
    • Science
      • Biological systems
      • Considering and evaluating evidence
      • Control risks
      • Explaining observations
      • Forces and motion
      • Human health
      • Humans and other animals
      • Investigative skills
      • Obtaining and evaluating evidence
      • Planning an experiment
      • Scientific enquiry
    • Physical Education
      • Fitness and health
    More
  • Measuring performance

    Measuring performance is a resource for primary and secondary students exploring how the body's organs work together, the effects of exercise on the body, and how measurement helps assess and improve human performance.

    Ages
    • 7-11 (KS2 // CfE 2)
    • 11-14 (KS3 // CfE 3)
    Subject
    • Science
      • Biological systems
      • Considering and evaluating evidence
      • Control risks
      • Explaining observations
      • Forces and motion
      • Human health
      • Humans and other animals
      • Investigative skills
      • Obtaining and evaluating evidence
      • Planning an experiment
      • Scientific enquiry
    • Physical Education
      • Fitness and health
    More
  • Scrub Up On Science

    Scrub Up On Science is an educational website providing free practical chemistry resources to UK secondary schools

    Ages
    • 11-14 (KS3 // CfE 3)
    • 14-16 (KS4 // CfE 4)
    Subject
    • Science
      • Chemical and material behaviour
      • Chemical reaction
      • Elements and atoms
      • Materials
      • Particles
    More
  • Periodic Table Challenge

    Interactive game and poster for the Periodic Table

    Ages
    • 11-14 (KS3 // CfE 3)
    • 14-16 (KS4 // CfE 4)
    • 16-19 (KS5 // CfE Senior)
    Subject
    • Science
      • Particles
    More
  • A Bright Future in Energy

    Careers booklet for careers in science, engineering and business

    Ages
    • 11-14 (KS3 // CfE 3)
    • 14-16 (KS4 // CfE 4)
    Subject
    • Science
      • Electricity
      • Forces and motion
      • Materials
    • Careers
      • Careers and the world of work
      • Employability
      • Learning for life and work
      • Work-related learning
    More
  • InvestiGATE (Primary)

    Free science resources to help primary to secondary transition

    Ages
    • 7-11 (KS2 // CfE 2)
    • 11-14 (KS3 // CfE 3)
    Subject
    • Science
      • Considering and evaluating evidence
      • Electricity
      • Explaining observations
      • Forces and motion
      • Investigative skills
      • Materials
      • Obtaining and evaluating evidence
      • Planning an experiment
      • Scientific enquiry
    More
  • Science Skills

    The free science resource that uses real-life science to solve real-life problems

    Ages
    • 11-14 (KS3 // CfE 3)
    • 14-16 (KS4 // CfE 4)
    Subject
    • Science
      • Chemical and material behaviour
      • Climate change
      • Dimensions of the environment
      • Electricity
      • Forces and motion
      • Fuels
      • Particles
      • Properties and uses of energy
      • Rates of reaction
    More
  • How Science Works: Clip Bank

    A free bank of short video, animations and slideshows putting science into a real-life context

    Ages
    • 11-14 (KS3 // CfE 3)
    • 14-16 (KS4 // CfE 4)
    Subject
    • Science
      • Chemical and material behaviour
      • Elements and atoms
      • Properties and uses of energy
      • Sustainable earth
    More
  • Talk About Alcohol

    Give students the facts about alcohol

    Ages
    • 11-14 (KS3 // CfE 3)
    • 14-16 (KS4 // CfE 4)
    Subject
    • Science
      • Cells and cell functions
      • Distance speed and time
      • Rates of reaction
    • PSHE
      • Cultural norms
      • Understanding relationships
      • Understanding risk
    More
  • The Energy Experience - Energy World

    The free resources that look at energy from a global perspective

    Ages
    • 14-16 (KS4 // CfE 4)
    Subject
    • Science
      • Electricity
      • Energy
      • Fuels
      • Health physics
      • Radiation and life
      • The biosphere
      • The universe
    • Geography
      • Coastal environments
      • International issues
      • Rivers
      • The environment
    More
  • The Energy Experience - Energy Nation

    The free online resource that asks the question, 'Can the UK go renewable?'

    Ages
    • 11-14 (KS3 // CfE 3)
    Subject
    • Science
      • Electricity
      • Energy
      • Interdependence on organisms
    • Geography
      • Coastal environments
      • People and communities
      • The environment
    More
  • Give and Let Live

    Provide students with the knowledge and understanding of key issues relating to donation

    Ages
    • 14-16 (KS4 // CfE 4)
    Subject
    • Science
      • Human health
      • Living things
      • Scientific developments
    • Citizenship
      • Learning for life and work
      • Rights and responsibilities
    • PSHE
      • Health and wellbeing
      • Healthy lifestyles
      • Understanding risk
    • Religious Education
      • Moral values and beliefs
    More
  • Alu D & T challenge

    Design challenges using aluminium

    Ages
    • 11-14 (KS3 // CfE 3)
    Subject
    • Science
      • Scientific enquiry
    • Maths
      • 2-D and 3-D shapes
      • Applications and implications
      • Applying math
      • Using mathematical knowledge
    • Construction and the Built Environment
      • Design influences
      • Design principles
      • Materials and structures
      • Sustainable resources
    • Art and Design
    • Design and Technology
      • Working with tools to make products
    • Engineering
      • Engineering design
      • Engineering materials
      • Practical engineering
      • Producing engineering solutions
    • Manufacturing and Product Design
      • Engineering
      • Materials
      • Processes and techniques
    More
  • THINK! Education Secondary

    Free road safety resources for students aged 11-16, their teachers and parents

    Ages
    • 11-14 (KS3 // CfE 3)
    • 14-16 (KS4 // CfE 4)
    Subject
    • Science
      • Forces and motion
    • PSHE
      • Personal safety
      • Understanding relationships
      • Understanding risk
    • English
      • Group interaction
    • ICT
      • Gather information from a variety of sources
    More
  • Science at Work

    Delve into real world science through the real life insights of BP’s very own scientists

    Ages
    • 14-16 (KS4 // CfE 4)
    Subject
    • Science
      • Biodiversity
      • Chemical reaction
      • Electricity
      • Elements and atoms
      • Energy
      • Materials
      • Properties and uses of energy
      • The earth
    More
  • Climate Change online activities

    A free range of online climate change activities

    Ages
    • 11-14 (KS3 // CfE 3)
    • 14-16 (KS4 // CfE 4)
    • 16-19 (KS5 // CfE Senior)
    Subject
    • Science
      • Electricity
      • Energy
      • Interdependence on organisms
    • Geography
      • Different scales
      • Interaction of physical systems
      • Sustainable development
      • The environment
    More
  • Carbon Footprint Toolkit

    Teach your students all about carbon emissions, the footprints they leave and how they can reduce it

    Ages
    • 11-14 (KS3 // CfE 3)
    • 14-16 (KS4 // CfE 4)
    Subject
    • Science
      • Energy
      • Forces and motion
      • Interdependence on organisms
      • The universe
    • Geography
      • Climate change
      • Different scales
      • Globalisation
      • Interaction of physical systems
      • Real places
      • Sustainable development
      • The environment
    More
  • Discussion Posters (Secondary)

    Stimulate scientific discussion using these printable PDF posters

    Ages
    • 11-14 (KS3 // CfE 3)
    • 14-16 (KS4 // CfE 4)
    Subject
    • Science
      • Electricity
      • Energy
      • Scientific enquiry
    More
  • Real-world Science

    Looking at science in a real-world context

    Ages
    • 11-14 (KS3 // CfE 3)
    • 14-16 (KS4 // CfE 4)
    Subject
    • Science
      • Chemical and material behaviour
    More
  • InvestiGATE (Secondary)

    Free science resources to help primary to secondary transition and beyond

    Ages
    • 7-11 (KS2 // CfE 2)
    • 11-14 (KS3 // CfE 3)
    Subject
    • Science
      • Considering and evaluating evidence
      • Explaining observations
      • Investigative skills
      • Obtaining and evaluating evidence
      • Planning an experiment
      • Scientific enquiry
    More