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A Future in Chemistry

Chemistry resources and career guidance on Chemistry careers

http://www.rsc.org/careers/future/

 

Big Bang Fair Educational Resources

Careers resources from exhibitors at the The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Fair

https://www.thebigbangfair.co.uk/careers-at-the-fair/

 

Biochemical Society

The Biochemical Society promotes the future of molecular biosciences; facilitating the sharing of expertise, supporting the advancement of biochemistry and molecular biology, and raising awareness of their importance in addressing societal grand challenges.

https://biochemistry.org/education/schools-and-fe-colleges/

 

BLOODHOUND Project

The BLOODHOUND Engineering Education Programme is available to all levels. Using a 1000mph world land speed record attempt to inspire the next generation to enjoy, explore and get involved in STEM

http://www.bloodhoundssc.com/education

 

British Science Week

British Science Week takes place in March every year.  The British Science week website includes a secondary activity pack and also downloadable activities which pupils can do at home. These resources can be used all year round.  The resources are available for early years, primary and secondary.

https://www.britishscienceweek.org/plan-your-activities/activity-packs/

Cisco

Technology experts Cisco have developed a Pathways programme, including a bank of downloadable workshop resources for Year 7, 8 and 9 teachers across STEM subjects. These ready-to-use classroom resources span Design & Technology, Science, Maths and Computing.

https://ciscopathways.co.uk/schools/resources/

 

Finding Ada

Ada Lovelace Day is an international celebration of the achievements of women in STEM, aiming to increase women's profile and create new role models.

www.findingada.com

 

Inspired by Space

Resources to encourage primary girls (and boys) into STEM. It provides easy-to-implement ideas using five strategies to help girls and boys succeed in STEM learning, including harnessing skills like communication, collaboration and creativity.


There are some great ideas inside for bringing STEAM and STEM together to make activities relevant for both girls and boys at primary level.

https://principiaspacediary.org/inspired-by-space-engaging-girls-in-stem/

 

Institute of Physics

Resources for the classroom available to physics teachers.

http://www.iop.org/education/teacher/resources/

 

Microbiology Society

The Microbiology Society offers insight into the various career paths in microbiology, how to pursue these careers, the qualifications needed and where this will likely place you. The website has a focus around key decision areas such as school leavers and college leavers with specific aid on subject/course choice. The website also has a live careers section with further information on careers events and information for postgraduates.

http://www.microbiologysociety.org/careers/index.cfm

  

People like me

WISE inspires girls and women to study and build careers using science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).

https://www.wisecampaign.org.uk/resources/tag/resources-for-schools

 

Physics
Resources on careers, physics news, helpful advice & info about studying physics and try fun experiments and games.

http://www.physics.org/careers.asp?contentid=381

 

Practical Action

STEM resources page, including a range of different challenges that can be both incorporated into lessons or used for transition, curriculum enrichment day, parental engagement or a STEM club.

https://practicalaction.org/stem

 

Rail Week

A dedicated week of activity aims to address the skills shortage in rail-related roles and inspire a generation of young people through a series of events, visits and talks  Activity packs available

http://www.railweek.com/activity-packs/

 

RHS Campaign for School Gardening

Resources available to bring horticulture into the classroom. 

https://schoolgardening.rhs.org.uk/Resources

 

RS - Imagine-X

RS has developed Imagine-X.  It links dynamic, exciting STEM subjects to real people who have used the same skills to make the world a better place. It gives teachers free curriculum-aligned resources for pupils aged 7 – 14, with one aim: helping pupils realise the far-reaching potential of STEM and their imaginations.

https://uk.rs-online.com/web/generalDisplay.html?id=stem/imagine-x

 

School Science

Free online science resources for teachers and students.

http://www.schoolscience.co.uk/teacher-zone/resources/free-resources

 

STEM Resources for Teachers

Jump! Parents and Jump! Kids provide free resources aimed at supporting the learning of young people…

http://jumpparents.co.uk/stem-resources/

 

STEM Learning

Resources alongside materials produced by the STEM teaching community themselves. This link provides specific resources for Science and Engineering.

https://www.stem.org.uk/resources/search?f%5B0%5D=field_subject%3A67&f%5B1%5D=field_subject%3A26

STEM Learning have developed a poster to support students to understand employability skills and teachers to understand the Gatsby benchmarks and good career guidance in STEM.

https://www.stem.org.uk/career-benchmarks

 

Love Food Love Science

Resources for KS3/4 and mentoring support. Information on the range of careers available in food science and technology.

https://www.ifst.org/lovefoodlovescience

 

The Life Scientific - BBC Radio 4

Resources talking to leading scientists about their life and work, finding out what inspires and motivates them and asking what their discoveries might do for mankind.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b015sqc7/episodes/guide

 

The Royal Society of Chemistry

Resources for the classroom

http://www.rsc.org/learn-chemistry/resource/listing?searchtext=%22startersforten%22&eMediaType=MED00000009

Primary Resources:
http://www.rsc.org/learn-chemistry/resource/listing?searchtext=&filter=all&fLevel=LEV00000001&eMediaType=MED00000009&reference=primaryresource

 

The Royal Academy of Engineering

The Royal Academy of Engineering have developed a website to demonstrate the diversity of the profession.

https://www.thisisengineering.org.uk/

 

University of Birmingham: Biology, Chemistry and Physics A Level resources

A Level Science experiments to help students understand why practical skills are important.

http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/undergraduate/preparing-for-university/stem/STEM-resources.aspx

 

Year of Engineering  

Primary and Secondary resources which can be searched by curriculum area, age range and resource type.  Resources include lesson plans, competitions, PowerPoint presentations and videos.   

https://www.yearofengineering.gov.uk/school

Year of Engineering have developed some new assembly packs (May 2019) for both Primary and Secondary which tackle misconceptions about the sector, giving students a better understanding of what a career in engineering can offer and the different routes in through inspirational case study films.

https://www.yearofengineering.gov.uk/feature/921 

 

Women’s Engineering Society

The Women's Engineering Society website includes a list of available STEM resources and links to relevant published reports.

https://www.wes.org.uk/

 

 




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