Science Resources

The Association for Science Education

https://www.ase.org.uk/resources

The ASE seeks to create a powerful voice for science education professionals in order to make a positive and influential difference to the teaching and learning of science throughout the UK and further afield. You can find links to useful teaching resources on their website.

 

British Science Association: National Science and Engineering Week
www.britishscienceassociation.org
The British Science Association produces each year for National Science and Engineering Week a series of new free resources and activities for event organisers and schools to help you put on your science, engineering or technology events and activities during the Week.

British Science Week

https://www.britishscienceweek.org/about-us/grants/

British Science Week provides downloadable activity resource packs, as well as providing grants to schools and community groups to support science activities. 

 

Education City
www.educationcity.com
Subscriptions for engaging KS1 and KS2 in Science activities that provide an exciting way to explore science topics with animated tutorials.

Institute of Physics

https://www.iop.org/about/grants/school/page_38824.html

The institute of physics offers funding to schools for resources, transport costs, and other purposes, particularly linked to physics (e.g. space, energy, transport). There are also resources available for teachers.

The Ogden Trust

www.ogdentrust.com

The Ogden Trust aims to increase the uptake of physics for all at post-16, particularly for those from under-represented groups. The Trust supports schools, projects and programmes that are committed to enhancing physics teaching and learning. 

Primary Resources
www.primaryresources.co.uk
Free lesson plans, activity ideas and resources for primary teachers

PSTT Why & How

https://pstt.org.uk/resources

You can find lots of ideas for science activities and download free resources on the Primary Science Teaching Trust website. 

 

RHET Countryside Initiative
www.rhet.org.uk
Organises farm visits for schools throughout Fife as well as providing trained speakers to give in-school talks on a range of topics including the countryside, farming and food production in Scotland.

Royal Institution

https://www.rigb.org/education

The Royal Institution provides grants STEM enrichment and enhancement. They also run school science shows, and you can watch the Christmas lecture series on their website.

Royal Microscopical Society
www.rms.org.uk
The Royal Microscopical Society deliver a fully-equipped RMS Microscope Activity
Kit to your school. It contains everything that you need to reveal microscopic life and structures.

The Royal Society - Young People's Book Prize
www.royalsociety.org
The prize aims to inspire young people to read about science and promotes the best science writing for the under-14s.

Science Live
www.sciencelive.net
An online directory of speakers, presenters and workshops delivered by professional science and engineering communicators and committed enthusiasts.

STEM Learning
www.stem.org.uk
STEM Learning houses the UK's largest open collection of resources for teachers of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. View their Primary Science Resource Packages here.

 

STEM Learning also offers access to STEM Ambassadors, volunteers from a wide range of STEM related jobs and disciplines across the UK. They offer their time and enthusiasm to help bring subjects to life. Find our your closest STEM Ambassador Hub here.

Top Marks
www.topmarks.co.uk
Free interactive whiteboard resources.

 

Tigtag
www.tigtagworld.com
www.tigtagjunior.com
The complete digital resource for teaching Primary Science, Tigtag includes hundreds of films, lessons plans and ideas for practical activities.

 

Twig 
www.twig-world.com
www.twigscotland.com
The Twig website provides school-wide access to thousands of three-minute films for Science, Maths and Geography, as well as worksheets, lesson plans, quizzes and diagrams. Twig resources are easy to use. You slot them into your existing lesson plans or use them as inspiration for future lessons.
With Twig, there's no need to search the internet for safe, age-appropriate content that is going to engage your students - it's all been done for you.
They also offer the following free to subscribers - www.reachoutcpd.com/international and www.reachoutreporter.com.

Wow Science

https://wowscience.co.uk/

A wide range of free primary science resources, including games, activities, apps, videos, and links to other great science websites.

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