Teaching Resources

Here are a selection of teaching resources for educators displayed in collapsable lists by age group. Please select the appropriate age or stage for teaching tips and resources. Each link will take you to the articles shown below.

If you are looking for a particular subject within each age category try searching using the Search Box in the sidebar; e.g. electricity, KS3.

The articles include the apparatus needed, safety considerations, learning outcomes and discussion of how to carry out the lesson or activity. PDF documents of lesson plans or worksheets are available in some activities. Links to relevant online resources are included.

Primary School Science

frustrated student
I settled down to watch a TV programme about schools, "Living with the Brainy Bunch". It's not something I would ...
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Recently I went in to my daughter's primary school and spent the afternoon running an activity for the 60 children ...
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KS3 Physics

frustrated student
I settled down to watch a TV programme about schools, "Living with the Brainy Bunch". It's not something I would ...
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Here is a selection of ideas for teaching a sound waves topic to KS3 or the equivalent of 11-14 year ...
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KS4 GCSE Physics

Find a coin. Go on, rummage in a pocket, purse or wallet and find something a reasonable size like a ...
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frustrated student
I settled down to watch a TV programme about schools, "Living with the Brainy Bunch". It's not something I would ...
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This is one of my all time favourite fun classroom activities. You would not normally equate teaching radioactivity to a ...
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When teaching physics I think there is a lot of reliance upon writing down a law, Hubble's Law for example, ...
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KS5 A Level Physics

Find a coin. Go on, rummage in a pocket, purse or wallet and find something a reasonable size like a ...
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frustrated student
I settled down to watch a TV programme about schools, "Living with the Brainy Bunch". It's not something I would ...
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When teaching physics I think there is a lot of reliance upon writing down a law, Hubble's Law for example, ...
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Undergraduate Physics