Resources

These activity sheets and education / career resources can be used in schools, colleges or at home, and are suitable for all age groups (11-19 years). They cover STEM, STEAMM and the social sciences.

Check out our latest activity sheet!

In each activity sheet, you’ll find:

• Talking points to get you thinking about the topic you’re interested in
• Science experiments you can do at home or in the classroom

Check out our latest education / career resource!

In each education and career resource, you’ll find:

• Resources from STEM and STEAMM organisations
• Educational programmes
• Career guidance
• Other support programmes

Forest Pathology and Entomology

Forest Pathology and Entomology

Dr Lori Eckhardt
Explore the trees, woodland and forest near you and use this resource to identify insects and plant diseases

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Getting To The Root Of Pine Decline

Science Communication

Science Communication

Roger Bacon Scholars
Find out if you’re a good communicator and learn how to talk about complex ideas to non-scientists.

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Paid To Study, Research And Communicate Science

Hydrology

Hydrology

Dr Emile Elias
Explore unique resources from the Asombro Institute for Science Education, aimed at arming you with key information on climate change, the water cycle and agricultural systems.

You’ll also need this article:
Learning To Live With Less Water

Geology

Geology

Dr Rónadh Cox
Discover how to measure objects that are just too big to put on a weighing scale, and use photogrammetry to make a 3D image of your friend!

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Can Storm Waves Move A Boulder As Heavy As Six Blue Whales?

Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology

Dr Andrea Holmes
Discover nanotechnology and learn how to make artificial snow and a liquid crystal thermometer.

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Find. Identify. Act.

Earthquakes

Earthquakes

Dr Alex Copley
Find out whether seismology (the study of earthquakes) is for you and learn about an earthquake hot spot: Alaska

You’ll also need this article:
Studying Earthquakes To Save Lives

Clinical Psychology

Clinical Psychology

Dr Christine Wekerle
Chris and her team have designed an app to help young people build on their resilience. Explore clinical psychology and find out what the contents of your pockets say about you!

You’ll also need this article:
Finding Joy In An App

Optics and Photonics

Optics and Photonics

Dr Alexis Vogt
Almost all the technologies we use today are reliant on optics and photonics. Get a free DVD. Or, make your own telescope, light fountain and shimmering lens.

You’ll also need this article:
The Future Is Bright With Optics

Tissue Engineering

Tissue Engineering

Dr Dave Hay
Tissue engineering and stem cell research are a relatively new science, offering exciting prospects for human health. Discover what stem cell research can do for us, and the effects of toxic chemicals on a beef liver.

You’ll also need this article:
Growing Human Liver Cells In A Dish

Marine Biology

Marine Biology

Sarah McAnulty
Find out more about working in marine biology, how studying sea creatures can help us understand our own bodies, and test your local waterways with water testing kits.

You’ll also need this article:
What Can We Learn From Bobtail Squid?

Forest Pathology and Entomology

Forest Pathology and Entomology

Dr Lori Eckhardt
Explore the trees, woodland and forest near you and use this resource to identify insects and plant diseases

You’ll also need this article:
Getting To The Root Of Pine Decline

Science Communication

Science Communication

Roger Bacon Scholars
Find out if you’re a good communicator and learn how to talk about complex ideas to non-scientists.

You’ll also need this article:
Paid To Study, Research And Communicate Science

Hydrology

Hydrology

Dr Emile Elias
Explore unique resources from the Asombro Institute for Science Education, aimed at arming you with key information on climate change, the water cycle and agricultural systems.

You’ll also need this article:
Learning To Live With Less Water

Geology

Geology

Dr Rónadh Cox
Discover how to measure objects that are just too big to put on a weighing scale, and use photogrammetry to make a 3D image of your friend!

You’ll also need this article:
Can Storm Waves Move A Boulder As Heavy As Six Blue Whales?

Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology

Dr Andrea Holmes
Discover nanotechnology and learn how to make artificial snow and a liquid crystal thermometer.

You’ll also need this article:
Find. Identify. Act.

Earthquakes

Earthquakes

Dr Alex Copley
Find out whether seismology (the study of earthquakes) is for you and learn about an earthquake hot spot: Alaska

You’ll also need this article:
Studying Earthquakes To Save Lives

Clinical Psychology

Clinical Psychology

Dr Christine Wekerle
Chris and her team have designed an app to help young people build on their resilience. Explore clinical psychology and find out what the contents of your pockets say about you!

You’ll also need this article:
Finding Joy In An App

Optics and Photonics

Optics and Photonics

Dr Alexis Vogt
Almost all the technologies we use today are reliant on optics and photonics. Get a free DVD. Or, make your own telescope, light fountain and shimmering lens.

You’ll also need this article:
The Future Is Bright With Optics

Tissue Engineering

Tissue Engineering

Dr Dave Hay
Tissue engineering and stem cell research are a relatively new science, offering exciting prospects for human health. Discover what stem cell research can do for us, and the effects of toxic chemicals on a beef liver.

You’ll also need this article:
Growing Human Liver Cells In A Dish

Marine Biology

Marine Biology

Sarah McAnulty
Find out more about working in marine biology, how studying sea creatures can help us understand our own bodies, and test your local waterways with water testing kits.

You’ll also need this article:
What Can We Learn From Bobtail Squid?

Education and Career Resources

Asombro Institute
Asombro Institute for Science Education is a non-profit organisation dedicated to increasing natural science literacy through place-based education.

Skype a Scientist
Skype a Scientist matches scientists with classrooms around the world. Find out how to book a Skype session with one of over 2,000 scientists.

Amazing Apprenticeships
Amazing Apprenticeships works with the UK Government to provide information on UK apprenticeships.

STEM Learning
STEM Learning offers free teaching resources, CPD, talks with STEM ambassadors and bursaries. Although UK-based, many of its resources are relevant worldwide.

National Science Teachers Association
NSTA promotes excellence in science teaching. Primarily US-based, its teaching and CPD resources are relevant worldwide.

WISE
WISE (Women into Science and Engineering) campaigns for gender balance in science, tech and engineering, and has lots of resources for young women and teachers.

Asombro Institute
Asombro Institute for Science Education is a non-profit organisation dedicated to increasing natural science literacy through place-based education.

Skype a Scientist
Skype a Scientist matches scientists with classrooms around the world. Find out how to book a Skype session with one of over 2,000 scientists.

Amazing Apprenticeships
Amazing Apprenticeships works with the UK Government to provide information on UK apprenticeships.

STEM Learning
STEM Learning offers free teaching resources, CPD, talks with STEM ambassadors and bursaries. Although UK-based, many of its resources are relevant worldwide.

National Science Teachers Association
NSTA promotes excellence in science teaching. Primarily US-based, its teaching and CPD resources are relevant worldwide.

WISE
WISE (Women into Science and Engineering) campaigns for gender balance in science, tech and engineering, and has lots of resources for young women and teachers.