Science teaching resources

TES Science is always looking for the best editable teaching and interactive resources, worksheets, games, videos, lesson plans and schemes of work for teachers of Science at both Primary and Secondary level. All materials in this area are reviewed and collected by subject specialists and, as an online resource, TES Science’s collection of teaching resources and materials is ever-expanding. Bookmark this page and check it regularly for new exciting and outstanding collections of resources.

Science Collections for all phases

This section features great Science collections for all key stages. You will find revision activities and games, classroom resources, videos and collections specifically designed for special events in your calendar!


Revision Activities Collections

Games for Grades

Fun revision resources and games easily adaptable for science learning at any key stage


Collections for your calendar

Charles Darwin

Videos, quizzes, games and other great resources for all key stages to celebrate Darwin’s birthday on the 12th February

Galileo Galilei

A rich set of astronomy and motion resources for primary and secondary pupils to celebrate Galileo’s birthday on the 15th February

Earth Hour Day

Great resources for primary and secondary pupils to raise awareness of our environment and the need to use its resources responsibly on Earth Hour Day (31st March)

National Science and Engineering Week

Many engaging resources, ranging from teaching resources to videos and practical sessions to celebrate the 2012 Science and Engineering Week (9-18th March) with the theme “Our World In Motion”


Primary Science Resource Collections

This section features great Science collections for Primary teachers. You will find revision activities and games, classroom resources (including TES iBoard interactive activities), videos and lots more to cover all areas of the Primary Science Curriculum!

Classroom Resources Collections

Birdlife

Dinosaurs

Earth, Sun and Moon

Food Chains

Forces and Motion

Habitats

Material Properties

Minibeasts

Nocturnal animals

TESiBoard Minibeasts

Interactive resources for the learning and teaching of Minibeasts from TESiBoard


Primary Science Video Collections

BBC Class Clips – Science Collections

Day and Night

Watch some great short video clips on how the Earth rotates to form day and night and use the resources we have matched to learn about shadows, the Earth’s rotation and a lot more.

Plants

Watch some great short video clips on plants and use the resources we have matched to learn about plants through games, nature trails and investigations.


Teachers TV Collections

Teachers TV – Great lessons ideas for teachers

Teachers demonstrate and discuss their most inspirational lessons in this collection of videos for KS2 Science

Teachers TV – Forces and Motion

These video lesson starters for KS2 Science all look at the topic of Force and Motion - pushes and pulls, and friction

Teachers TV – Light

These video lesson starters for KS2 Science all look at the topic of Light - how it travels, and how it helps us to see

Teachers TV – Living Things

These video lesson starters for KS2 Science look at the topic of Living Things – how living things interact with each other, humans and their environment

Teachers TV – Materials

These video lesson starters for KS2 Science look at the topic of Materials – their properties and structure

Teachers TV – Sound

These video lesson starters for KS2 Science all look at the topic of sound - how it travels, and how we can hear it


Secondary Science Resource Collections

This section features great Science collections for Secondary teachers. You will find revision activities and games, classroom resources, videos and lots more to cover all areas of the Secondary Science Curriculum!

New GCSE: Schemes of Work

AQA Specifications

Biology (B2.1.1): Cells and Cell Structure

A selection of the best and most relevant resources on Cells and Cell Structure suitable for the new AQA Specifications starting in September 2012

Chemistry (C2.1.1): Structure and Bonding

A selection of the best and most relevant resources on Structure and Bonding suitable for the new AQA Specifications starting in September 2012

Physics (P2.1.1): Resultant Forces

A selection of the best and most relevant resources on Resultant Forces suitable for the new AQA Specifications starting in September 2012

Physics (P2.1.1): Forces and Motion

A selection of the best and most relevant resources on Forces and Motion suitable for the new AQA Specifications starting in September 2012


Classroom Resources Collections

A-Level Biology

A-Level Biology Web links, engaging videos, power points, games, cartoons, questions, guided note-making, genetic investigations, etc… a very comprehensive set of Biology resources for you’re A-level students.

AS Biology

Revision and review activities for teaching of AS Biology, covering a range of topics for OCR AS Biology, but which can be adapted for AS Biology topics for other exam boards.

AS Chemistry – Atomic Structure

Revision and review activities for teaching of AS Chemistry, covering a range of topics for AQA Chemistry Atomic Structure, but which can be adapted for AS Chemistry for other exam boards.

AS Physics - Mechanics

Revision and review activities for teaching of AS Physics, covering a range of topics for AQA A Physics Mechanics, but which can be adapted for AS Physics for other exam boards

Be Amazed by Apps

Worksheets, lesson plans, videos and interactive games that can be used with apps on handheld devices.

Chemistry

Examples of the wide range of topics and types of resources available on the TES resources website for teaching Key Stage 3 and 4 Chemistry

Environmental Science

Great resources on renewable energy, acid rain, global warming and effects of human population growth suitable for Chemistry, Biology and Physics teachers.

Physics

Examples of the wide range of topics and types of resources available on the TES resources website for teaching Key Stage 3 and 4 Physics

Careers in STEM

Show your students how fun and exciting working in STEM can be and challenge the misconceptions that still persist around the subjects with this great range of resources.


Revision Activities Collections

Science Games

Science, Physics, Chemistry and Biology games and quizzes for 
secondary education. Great for the revision season

Science GCSE Revision

Power point presentations, summary posters, revision games, Mind Maps for students to complete, crosswords, quizzes, checklists, revision notes and more

Socrative Science GCSE Revision Quizzes

Highly interactive and exciting revision quizzes and short answers questions that you can use to involve and engage the whole class. Suitable for current and new GCSE exams


Institute of Physics Collections

The Ever Wondered Why? Show

A great stage presentation with many well polished and interesting demonstrations beautifully and clearly explained by IoP Teaching and Learning Coach David Robertson


Video Collections

Teachers TV – Biology

Great Key Stage 3 and 4 Classroom Resources for Biology teachers

Teachers TV – Chemistry

Great Key Stage 3 and 4 Classroom Resources for Chemistry teachers

Teachers TV – How Science Works

Great Key Stage 3 and 4 Classroom Resources to use in How Science Works lessons

Teachers TV – Physics

Great Key Stage 3 and 4 Classroom Resources for Physics teachers

Teachers TV – Science Lesson Ideas

Teachers demonstrate and discuss their most inspirational lessons in this collection of videos for KS3 Science

Teachers TV – Science Teachers TV Videos

Some of the most popular Teachers TV Videos supported by teacher’s notes and lesson resources for Secondary Science

Teachers TV - Sound

These KS3 and KS4 lesson starters will get your class thinking about sound, frequencies and how it travels