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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • Big Bumblebee Discovery

    We're calling budding young scientists across the UK to take part in The Big Bumblebee Discovery and to record information about bumblebees visiting lavender plants this summer.

    Ages
    • 5-7 (KS1 // CfE 1)
    • 7-11 (KS2 // CfE 2)
    • 11-14 (KS3 // CfE 3)
    Subject
    • Science
      • Biodiversity
      • Investigative skills
      • Scientific enquiry
    • Citizenship
    • Art and Design
      • Design photos and artefacts
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  • 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