A list of resources that the Biochemical Society has supported in the past and helped develop, or resources produced by our sister societies and similar organizations.
Outreach and Public Engagement activities – A library of hands-on practical activities produced by the Biochemical Society, our partners and other organizations.
Key Stages 3-5 (ages 11-18)This website is for teachers of biology in schools and colleges. It is a collection of experiments that demonstrate a wide range of biological concepts and processes.
[Key Stages 4-5 (ages 15-18) and above]
For Biology teachers in schools, colleges or universities. The site includes a resource library, a speaker database, and hosts a discussion list.
Science News for Schools – Science News for Students is an award-winning online publication dedicated to providing age-appropriate, topical science news to learners, parents and educators.
School membership – Schools and colleges can become members through the SCAS scheme, with the Royal Society of Biology.
MiSACmatters 50th Anniversary Articles – To commemorate its 50th anniversary, the Microbiology in Schools Advisory Committee (MiSAC) has produced a series of short illustrated articles, aimed at secondary school teachers and students, but of interest to a wider audience. To learn more about the amazing contributions of microbes to plant and animal health, and to maintaining the world around us, visit the link above.
Gopher Science Labs – Hands on science days to facilitate learning for primary school children and to ease the transition into secondary school.
Ask for Evidence – This lesson plan from Sense About Science gives students aged 13-16 the opportunity to explore if the claims they see, hear and read are true, using evidence.
I’m a Scientist, get me out of here! – A free event where school students get to meet and interact with scientists online. Your students challenge the scientists over fast-paced online text-based live chats. They ask the scientists anything they want, and vote for their favourite scientist to win a prize of £500 to communicate their work with the public. Students see that scientists are normal people, learn that science lessons relate to real life, and become more enthused about science.