Materials may be natural or man-made. They may exist as solids, liquids and gases, and as a mixture of states.
Knowing about the properties of everyday materials found around us helps us choose the right material for the job.
This activity is a simulation to explore how conditions affect the population of rabbits, or of micro-organisms in a petri-dish.
Teaching resources, videos and fun activities for pupils aged 5 to 18. Bring the wild to your classroom with ARKive Education!
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
Andy Markwick and Kevin Watts explore properties and changes of materials, introducing some ideas for chemistry activities.
These three A3 posters explaining aerosol cans suitable for students aged 13-18 are free for schools in the UK and EU.
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
Bert Nagel shares another interesting and simple adaptation to create something special out of the ordinary.
Bert Nagel explores how, using just drinking straws and staples, you can make wands that produce beautiful soap bubbles.