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.
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
Alan J. Hesse
The authors describe a cross-curricular investigation into meteor impacts in the engaging context of craters on the Moon.
Anjana describes the relationship between fossils and evolution and how this will be celebrated at this year's annual Fossil Festival: 'E
Anjana K. Ford
Ann describes a project in which children learn about the solar system and other physics concepts through working with professional scientists.
The study of this small fish can be used to illustrate changes in successive generations and provide an understanding of evolution through practica