A short article based on an extract from Topics in Safety, Topic 17 (Electricity), which is freely available to Association for Science Education (
ASE Health and Safety Group
Wave power is continually available around our shores but remains an untapped resource on the commercial scale, this article provides an overview o
Finding an old notice on a canal towpath inspired a consultation with colleagues and search for evidence in an old book to help us look into how th
Hayley Dymond and her year 6 class used microbes as starting points to create links between science and art.
A teaching module to introduce students to a feature of the nature of science (analogies and models) through learning about a curriculum topic (ele
Keith S. Taber
Forces, motion, electricity, atomic physics and wave effects can be illustrated using outdoor student activities.
Lois Kelly and Alison Brade describe a cross-curricular project designed to enhance learning about micro-organisms.
Explore being facilitators in lessons focusing on microorganisms.
Analogies relating to electric circuits can aid understanding but the limitations of such analogies should always be considered.
Mark D. Walker
Exploring lLife under the microscope. Includes microbe misconception cards
Learn how to set up a hydrogen fuel cell by extending an activity most schools already do – the electrolysis of ‘water’.