Life expectancy in the UK has increased by about 50% over the last 100 years, partly due to modern medicines.
This online resource explores pathogens - the microorganisms that cause disease.
This activity is a simulation to explore how conditions affect the population of rabbits, or of micro-organisms in a petri-dish.
The resource series consists of six modules, each consisting of a poster, and a set of teaching materials.
An introduction to genes, DNA, cloning, inheritance and medical issues for 14-16 and 16+ students.
Activities and lesson plan notes for teachers on antibiotics and how antibiotic-resistant bacteria arise.
Alan J. Hesse
The Earth's primary atmosphere, which was similar to that of the gas giant planets, was soon lost, and a secondary atmosphere was established
Techniques to promote understanding of the choices that have to be made about energy use.
Chemistry produces materials and releases energy by ionic or electronic rearrangements.
The study of this small fish can be used to illustrate changes in successive generations and provide an understanding of evolution through practica
Research-based publications and web-based activities to support active learning from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council.