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.
Online interactive science resources covering a range of science topics.
Activities designed to encourage children to think about the characteristics of a range of animals, including humans.
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.
Teaching resources, videos and fun activities for pupils aged 5 to 18. Bring the wild to your classroom with ARKive Education!
Research-based publications and web-based activities to support active learning from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council.
TAPS aims to develop support for a valid, reliable and manageable system of primary school science assessment.
Bath Spa University
The popular science shows that strip science down to its bare essentials.