A pack of lesson plans and linked video clips from the lectures, which can be used to teach a variety of science concepts.
Access to over 2,000 downloadable research-informed online lectures, lecture slides, images, animations, films, all licensed for educational use focused around plants.
Adaptations of the polar bear, showshoe hare and Arctic plants.
An index page to over 100 categorised video clips from BBC series featuring animal and plant adaptations and behaviours.
A very detailed website from the Bradshaw Foundation which shows how mankind migrated out of Africa.
This practical activity enables students to investigate the preference of worms to soils with and without an added soil improver. It is a simple procedure, with scope for extended statistical analysis of the results, and makes an interesting alternative to the classic woodlice and choice chamber activity. Details of worm suppliers are included, as are teacher notes, apparatus list and safety guidance.
Free posters from the Linnean Society to download (or order printed copies) on biodiversity, conservation, classification and evolution.
This practical activity is well set-out and explained. It allows students to investigate adaptation by modelling beak type and the ability to take advantage of available food sources. The work clearly links with Darwin’s observations on finch beaks, and so can be used to illustrate adaptation and natural selection. Students instructions and teacher guidance are included.
An interactive test in which people will discover their natural body clock.
An overview of animal and plant adaptations. Linked pages provide detail of organisms in hot and cold climates.
A fully detailed and very specific webpage with much detail about Jane Goodall and her work.
A section of the Nobel Prize website which fully details Pavlov's experiment and its significance.
A webpage focussed upon Konrad Lorenz and his work on imprinting. A section of the Nobel Proze website.