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Spring science hunt

Bring science to life in your classroom with twenty days of fun, curriculum-linked spring and Easter-related quiz questions, daily 10-minute activities and resources for diving deeper.

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A scientist a day: Discover green careers

Introduce your students to green skills and a range of relatable professionals, highlighting careers that will help us build a greener future with this presentation. Use as a starter or plenary over a series of lessons to inspire your students into the STEM careers of tomorrow. 

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Interactive science games

All the essential knowledge and need-to-know facts on topics in the science curriculum. Use to introduce a topic or to support students.

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Women and girls in science

Women have contributed to advances in all aspects of science, from computing, to medicine and astronomy. Inspire your students by celebrating discoveries made by women, and encourage them to consider a career in science themselves.

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Hydrocarbons as fuel

In this collection, your class will learn about hydrocarbons as a source of fuel, examining their molecular structure and the processes of fractional distillation and cracking. They will apply their knowledge by making and evaluating a biodiesel and exploring alternative options to fossil fuels. They’ll gain insight into careers in energy resourcing by encountering real people in their roles.

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Making and evaluating a biodiesel challenge

In this real-world challenge, your class can apply their knowledge of hydrocarbons to make and evaluate biodiesel. Students will build their knowledge of traditional and alternative aviation fuels. Use the delivery guide and practical guide to prepare the experiments which students can take responsibility for using their logbooks. The skills checklists enable students to reflect on skills they have built.

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Fractional distillation and cracking

During this lesson, your class will learn about the function and processes of fractional distillation and cracking of hydrocarbons. Use the How fractional distillation works worksheet to structure your student’s notes, plus the poster and summary to consolidate learning. Use the cracking activity sheet to check for understanding of that process.

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Hydrocarbons and their uses

Use this presentation to teach students the structure of hydrocarbons and how their properties change depending on chain length. Addressing the environmental concerns associated with burning fossil fuels and exploring sustainable alternatives. Promote class discussions by facilitating an evaluation of the pros and cons of biofuels usage.

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Effects of deforestation

Can students save the fictional land of Arborica by using their science knowledge to answer questions about climate change? Let's find out!

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