Teaming Up

STFC and partner organisations offer a range of web-based resources that include interactive learning activities, curriculum links, lesson plans, general project information and input from scientists involved in projects.

Everything Dinosaur
Everything Dinosaur offers a wide range of dinosaur themed teaching activities, fossil workshops, dinosaurs in school and out-reach visits in support of science teaching in the United Kingdom.

National STEM Centre eLibrary
A website where teachers can find thousands of free resources across a broad range of science subjects.

School Science
A very useful website supported by Research Councils UK (RCUK) (link opens in a new window) that contains a huge number of resources across a number of topics and age ranges.

Materials World
A free resource about material science produced by STFC, tailor-made to meet the requirements of A level Physics courses.

LHC Resources for Schools
A link to useful resources for schools about the Large Hadron Collider.

LHC UK
A website dedicated to the Large Hadron Collider containing useful resources for teachers.

Using a telescope.
(Credit: Max Alexander/STFC)

Particle Physics UK
A website for anyone interested in learning more about particle physics. A useful site for teachers who want information on visits, masterclasses, speakers and links to organisations that offer free publications.

Particle Detectives LHC Simulator
This is an exciting award winning web-based resource for teaching 14 - 16+ year old students 'how science works' and particle physics

Sun|trek
A STFC funded website where you can find out more about the Sun and its effect on the Earth 

Lasers & Plasma Physics
Useful links to websites for Schools and Education

Oxford Sparks
Oxford Sparks is a portal for engaging with a wealth of exciting science taking place across Oxford University. Here you can find a number of free resources including videos, science trails, activities to try at home, mobile phone apps, games, podcasts, virtual tours and plenty more

TES Teaching Resources
TES currently has over 62,000 free teaching resources lesson plans, classroom activities, revision guides and whiteboard resources which have been uploaded, reviewed and rated by members of the teaching profession. Simply type your subject area (i.e. Astronomy) into the search bar to bring up all of the related resources.

UK Space Agency 'Learning Zone'
UK Space Agency's Schools and Education section contains free learning resources.

Institute of Physics
The IoP's Schools and Colleges section of the website highlighting latest curriculum development initiatives, Affiliated Schools Scheme and professional development.

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