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Where's the Science in that? The Home
Where's the Science in that? The Home puts science in a real-life context and gives students aged 11 to 14 a better understanding of how STEM applies to everyday life.
The resource comprises a set of videos focusing on the topic of Pure and Impure Substances, including compounds and mixtures, dissolving, diffusion, evaporation, distillation and chromatography.
Where's the Science in that? Sound
Where's the Science in that? Sound puts science in a real-life context and gives students aged 11 to 14 a better understanding of how STEM applies to everyday life.
The resource comprises a set of videos focusing on the topic of Sound Waves, including what is sound? frequency and amplitude, microphones and loudspeakers.
Where's the Science in that? Photography
This cross-curricular resource provides free videos and practical work on light and pinhole cameras. The videos explore the science behind photography, including light rays and lenses,and are accompanied by a fully-resourced pinhole camera practical.
Where's the Science in that? The Airport
Where's the Science in that? The Airport is a resource for 11 to 14s which demonstrates that Science is not just for scientists in a lab. Science is for everyone and it's all around us, every day. The resource comprises an interactive environment and a video focusing on motion, forces and speed/distance/time graphs.
Where's the Science in that? The Earth
Free animation, worksheets and activities about rock formation and the rock cycle.
Where's the Science in that? The Beach (Secondary)
In a series of videos, two young presenters explore the beach at Lyme Regis, learning about rocks, fossils and evolution. The videos are accompanied by fully-resourced lesson plans, worksheets and activities.
Where's the Science in that? The Park (Secondary)
This collection includes seven short videos focusing on different areas of the Science curriculum. Each video outlines the key science of the topic it covers, as well as offering students a related discussion or activity to try themselves.
Super Scientists (Secondary)
Help your students to see themselves as scientists of the future! Super Scientists is a set of resources on famous, influential or inspiring scientists from a variety of backgrounds. Resources include free presentations, worksheets and activity sheets for 4 to 12s.
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A set of short films, animations, quizzes and interactive activities looking at science in a real-world context. Topics include combustion of fuels, energetic reactions, hydrocarbons from crude oil, polymerisation and the properties of hydrocarbons.
Periodic Table Challenge
An engaging interactive game helping students become familiar with the elements of the Periodic Table and their properties. Students can explore the Periodic Table or play the game. A Periodic Table classroom poster is available to download.
Science Skills is an award-winning, free interactive resource comprising five challenges drawn from the real-life context of BP's business.
Stimulate scientific discussion using these printable PDF posters looking at key curriculum areas within Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4. Blank poster templates are also included which can be adapted for any topic.
Investigate is a flexible set of resources on the topic of scientific enquiry, with two strands for different age groups. For 9-12s it serves as a transition resource for pupils about move to or who have recently started secondary school. For 12-14s it offers an in-depth look at good experimental design and the interpretation and analysis of data, focusing on validity, repeatability and reliability.
Enterprise Trading Game
Subject: Business Studies
A free trading game for ages 14-19, which challenges students to put enterprise, teamwork, maths and business skills into action through an exciting business simulation.
Science at Work
Based on BP's business, Science at Work contains case studies, student challenges and a film on BP scientists.
BP in Business
Subject: Business Studies
Bring key Business Studies topics to life through a series of case studies offering an insight into how a global business works.
Interactive activities and print pack demonstrating key climate change concepts – global susceptibility, the greenhouse effect, sea level rise and deforestation. Activities include quizzes, simulations and an interactive map.
Carbon Footprint Toolkit
This free Science and Geography interactive resource includes a school carbon emissions calculator, a footprint audit, animations on alternative energy supplies, factsheets and more.