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BASF Virtual Lab

Work your way around the lab trying experiments on the way. You will need to choose equipment and you will be able to observe what happens. A superb resource aimed at fostering an interest in science.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet-friendly

9-12 year olds
Minibeasts

An interactive where you explore the body of a ladybird, an ant and a bee. You can rotate and zoom in on the minibeasts and click on hotspots which explain interesting facts about bees, ants and ladybirds. Brilliant in full-screen mode on an IWB.

Pupils

Tablet-friendly

7-11 year olds
Science Museum Classroom Resources

Excellent fun science resources for school or home with step-by-step instructions for teachers, parents and children. The activities section provides excellent ideas for science weeks in schools.

Teachers

Partly tablet-friendly

5-16 year olds
Food Chains

A game where you need to find the living things. Learn about food chains and classification diagrams. The terms producers, consumers, prey and predators are explained.

Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

7-11 year olds
Big Picture

Big Picture, from the Wellcome Trust, is aimed at post-16 biology teachers and students has a fantastic array of free online resources including activities, animations, videos, lesson plans, articles, images, and more.

Pupils

Partly tablet-friendly

16-18 year olds
GSK Science Education

GSK has created this superb site to support science teachers around the globe. Resources are organised around three strands: Extraordinary Beings, Body Matters and Tackling World Health. Great films and creative learning tasks.

Teachers

Tablet-friendly

8-14 year olds
GCSE Bitesize Revision - Science

Comprehensive coverage of GCSE science topics which have been arranged by exam board specifications. Interactive quizzes to test your knowledge, but don't wait for revision time before you try it out.

Pupils

Partly tablet-friendly

14-16 year olds
Schoolscience.co.uk

Excellent resources for GCSE and A Level science students. There over 200 pages of material, including interactive resources, teachers' notes, student worksheets and references to scientific applications.

Teachers, Pupils

Partly tablet-friendly

11-18 year olds
S-Cool! Revision

A superb GCSE and AS/A2 Level revision site. It covers most subjects in an interesting format. There is also advice on choosing your subjects, a guide on what to expect at university and more, such as information on eating disorders.

Pupils

Tablet-friendly

14-18 year olds
Interactive Science Resources

Excellent interactive Flash activities to support science teaching at key stages 1. Full teacher notes accompany each one. Suitable for use with interactive whiteboards.

Teachers, Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

5-7 year olds
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