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.
An interactive online resource about the structure and function of the nervous system including the eye and vision.
An interactive resource with excellent animated graphic sequences, focusing on the renal system.
A concise resource covering hormones in the human body with clear animated graphics.
This resource covers the hormonal control of blood sugar and body temperature and the physiology involved.
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
Andy Markwick and Kevin Watts explore properties and changes of materials, introducing some ideas for chemistry activities.
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.
Research-based publications and web-based activities to support active learning from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council.