Students now have to learn and be able to apply a long set of physics equations for the new 9-1 GCSE. We have some resources that should help.
To help students get to grips with rearranging equations try Maths skills in Science –... read more
Teaching ideas – graphene structure, properties and uses
Watch the video and ask students to make notes about its structure and properties. Can they suggest any possible uses?
Researchers... read more
Teaching idea – changing state
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.
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Teaching ideas – antibiotic resistance
Increasing strains of antibiotic resistant bacteria are potentially a very serious threat to the human population worldwide.
This article provides an excellent starting point to highlight the problems associated... read more
Encouraging girls to think about STEM careers is an important role for schools. It requires a multi-facted approach this article explores ideas for introducing students to women in science and engineering, both historical and contemporary.
by Teachit Science editor
7th October 2014
working scientifically | women in STEM
Read the OpenLearn article 'Influential women scientists in chemistry'
Ask students to work in pairs. They could read the article and take it in turns to underline
the names of the women scientists in green.
the scientists work in blue
the... read more
Teaching ideas – communicable disease
Ask students to read the article and underline the disease causing organisms in red, symptoms in blue and treatment in green. They could summarise the information e.g. as a table, spider diagram etc.
Read the... read more