Practical demonstrations for secondary science

Classroom-based and interactive demonstration resources to help you to bring scientific concepts to life in biology, chemistry and physics lessons

Tes Resources Team

Science lab and equipment for practical demonstrations for secondary science students

Stimulate curiosity in your science classroom with these engaging demonstration ideas

Teacher demonstrations are an ideal starting point for introducing new topics and tricky concepts in all three sciences. Not only do they tap into your students’ natural curiosity, but they also give you a chance to show off your passion for the subject.

Here, we’ve brought together a selection of top practical experiments to help you to bring science to life in your classroom.

General demonstration ideas

Capture your students' attention using these top tips on how to make your classroom demonstrations as engaging as possible. On a similar theme, these inspiring resources include teacher-led practical demonstrations to capture students’ attention, as well as advice on showmanship.