Faculty of Science, Agriculture & Engineering

Downloadable resources

KS1 Resources

Type: Teacher's instructions for demonstration | Yr1-2

Curriculum Link: Everyday Materials

Curriculum Link: Plants

Curriculum Link: Humans and Animals

KS2 Resources

Type: Teacher's instructions for demonstration | Yr3-6

Curriculum Link: Forces

Curriculum Link: States of Matter

The Story of Earth Booklet

Type: A5 Booklet | Yr3-6
Our scintillating show tells the story earth from its very first day 4.6 billion years ago right the way through to the present day with a variety of exciting experiments along the way to try at home. The booklet is designed to accompany the Story of Earth Show but can be downloaded and used separately. 

Thinking Like a Scientist Poster

Type: A3 Poster | Yr5-6
Poster to illustrate the key messages of our Thinking Like a Scientist workshop: Predict, Experiment, Observe. Put this eye-catching poster up in your classroom as a reminder of how to think like a real scientist. 

Amazing Adaptations

Type: Lesson Plan | Yr5-6
Amazing Adaptations looks at how different species have evolved to cope with their environments and introduces the concept of human influence on species survival. Included in the lesson plan is the opportunity for students to create their own species.

Curriculum Links
Science: Living things and their habitats; Evolution and inheritance.‌

KS5 Resources

Bite-sized Post-16 Chemistry Learning Resources

Type: Theory, Worksheets & Videos | Yr12-13

These resources are designed for A-Level Chemistry students to use in self-directed study or revision, and to support Chemistry teachers with learning and teaching of topics involving 3D structures of molecules and TM complexes.

These resources, produced in collaboration with the Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre (CCDC), a worldwide research database located in Cambridge, have all been peer-produced by yr12 Nuffield Research Placement students from local schools or undergraduate students as either final year Masters projects or a summer vacation internship.

Post-16 Biology & Chemistry Learning Resources

Type: Theory, Worksheets, Animations & Videos | Yr12-13

These resources are designed for A-Level Biology and Chemistry students to use in self-directed study or revision, and to support Biology and  Chemistry teachers with learning and teaching of topics involving the structure and function of the fundamentally important biomolecules proteins (including enzymes), RNA and DNA.

These resources, produced in collaboration with the Protein Data Bank in Europe (PDBe), a worldwide research database located near Cambridge, have all been peer-produced by yr12 Nuffield Research Placement students from local schools or undergraduate students as either final year Masters projects or a summer internship.

STEM Newcastle Blog

Read STEM-related articles and find instructions for science demonstrations you can try at home or in the classroom on the STEM Blog.