Stop press! - Science news for next lesson

Up to the minute teaching ideas and activities to keep your lessons up to date and cutting edge!

See below for teaching activities based around current news stories, videos or articles.


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Thursday 25 May 2017


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antibiotic resistance | disease | bacteria | viruses
Ask students to read the following article from the BBC  www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-39947141 (The whole programme is available on iPlayer until 16/06/2017 www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b08qkz77/michael-mosley-vs-the-superbugs ). The Read more...

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Thursday 06 April 2017


Graphene structure, properties and uses http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/science-environment-21031991 Watch the video and ask students to make notes about its structure and properties. Can they suggest any possible uses? Researchers are developing Read more...

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Tuesday 07 March 2017


This 3 minute video from the BBC is a fantastic introduction to Mars. We've prepared some questions that you could ask students to answer as they watch. 1. Why did the Romans name the planet Mars? 2. Where does the rusty red colour come Read more...

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Saturday 28 January 2017


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particle theory | solids | gases
Solids, liquids and gases Ask students if it is possible to turn hydrogen gas into a solid?  If so what would they have to do to it?  Students could be given a particle diagram of a gas and a solid to help them explain.   Scientists Read more...
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