An account of workshops presented to schools by research students which can enhance experiences in practical biology.
Traditionally, photosynthesis has been seen as the domain of biology, with some input from chemistry when dealing with chromatography, while, apart
Measuring the effect of limiting factors on the rate of photosynthesis can be problematic but the use of carbon dioxide sensors opens up a range of
Lego has provided the building blocks of many children's early years.
In this activity children will have the opportunity to plan and set up a fair test investigation to test the strength of bamboo canes.
In this activity children question the evidence that we use plastic bags for 20 minutes to take our shopping home, but they take 1000 years to degrade
Find out what makes bread rise with this fantastic comic strip and experiments to try in the classroom or at home!
In this activity children will learn the parts of the plant and design a building using a flower shape as inspiration.
In this activity children investigate methods of separating mixtures of solids and learn about the problems of ash clouds for aviation.
Kaye and Laby provides tables of data, formulae, graphs and charts covering a wide range of science and engineering topics.
National Physical Laboratory
Are students in middle-years biology courses (11-16 years) acquiring a fundamental understanding of genetics that will prepare them to understand t
Neil R. Ingram
Nicki Wise, Deb McGregor and James Bird describe the impact of using iPads to help children aged 8 and 9 think about materials.