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.
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.
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.
The study of this small fish can be used to illustrate changes in successive generations and provide an understanding of evolution through practica
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 explores how, using just drinking straws and staples, you can make wands that produce beautiful soap bubbles.
Bert Nagel shares another interesting and simple adaptation to create something special out of the ordinary.