12 May 2016
This competition for Primary Schools encourages pupils to get outside to learn more about living things and their habitats and to use the outdoor classroom. Simply identify a local habitat, get the pupils to explore and discover the minibeasts (bugs) that live there, draw them and record their findings – it’s that easy!
06 May 2016
Have you got an idea that you would like to share with science teachers? You could showcase new resources, support colleagues with the latest subject knowledge or share advice for leadership, planning and the curriculum. Everyone is welcome to submit asession idea. The Conference is an ideal opportunity to present new and exciting ideas to fellow science educators. Last year we hosted over 400 lectures, workshops, lab sessions and breakouts and had almost 3000 visitors.
29 Apr 2016
We're looking for volunteers for a new school-based research project on the potential use of Google Expeditions in secondary science and geography.
New Activity: Protecting Communities from Disease
How could a clinical trial be designed to measure the impact of a pneumococcal vaccine on community health in Africa?
New Activity: Fuel of the Future
How can hydrogen fuel be produced safely in cars? In this activity students consider research into new fuels.
New Activity: Lighting the Night
How can street lighting make people feel safe as well as reducing energy demand and greenhouse gas emissions?
New Activity: Contaminated Crops
What scientific research could help to reduce the human intake of radioactive isotopes from crops grown in contaminated areas?
Health and Safety
Guidance on planning safe and exciting practical work in science.
Support for primary science subject leaders, teachers and schools. Find out more.
Curriculum and Assessment
Simple summary of curriculum reforms and changes to assessment all in one place.