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A pack of lesson plans that can be downloaded, together with video clips from the BBC children's science show that are linked to each lesson. The pack has worksheets and suggested activities for KS3 and 4.

A pack of lesson plans that can be downloaded, together with video clips from the BBC children's science show that are linked to each lesson. The pack has worksheets and suggested activities for KS3 and 4.

A pack of lesson plans that can be downloaded, together with video clips from the BBC children's science show that are linked to each lesson. The pack has worksheets and suggested activities for KS3 and 4.

Linnean Society practical activities on discovering DNA - well set out resources, also has links to biotechnology.

Information and activities discussing drug discovery and development and clinical trials.

An explanation of the process of fertilisation, which describes gametes and the inheritance of gender.

A bried description of sexual and asexual reproduction.

A description of gametes and fertilisation. Linked pages include mitosis and stem cells.

Includes FSH, LH, oestrogen and progesterone. A graph and animation are seen.

A comprehensive overview of the development of animals within the foetus (both mammalian and other).

A detailed overview of the process of fertilisation and the role of gametes. Includes internal and extternal fertilisation.

A detailed description of the reasons why and solution for infertility, including the role of hormones and IVF. Covers ethical issues.

A short video clip which describes the structure and function of the digestive system.

Three very detailed linked pages covering enzyme action, factors that affect rate and the lock and key hypothesis.

A detailed description of the digestive system, including its parts and their functions, peristalsis, enzymes, bile and functional foods.

A single page description of peristalsis including an animation.

A detailed look at the enzymes of the digestive system, the reactions they catalyse and their products.

A detailed descrption of how blood sugar is controlled in humans. Linked pages include the symptoms of diabetes, and other examples of homeostasis.

An instructional section from the Diabetes UK webpage.

A short video clip which describes respiration and the effects of exercise.

A short video clip describing the circulatory system.

A short video clip and key points which explain the process and importance of respiration.

A detailed description of the circulatory system including blood components, blood vessels and the heart.

One webpage focussed upon the heart. The parts and their roles are given. An animation is used to show the different stages of the cardiac cycle.

Detailed pages from the PE section of BBC Bitesize covering the effects of training and exercise.

Multimedia guide to cancer biology

A short video clip which describes the structure and function of DNA.

A short video clip which explains the process of inheritance.

A short but excellent video clip which introduces DNA, protein synthesis and the HGP.

A short video describing the nervous system.

A detailed description of the nervous system including the eye, neurones and the reflex arc.

A detailed summary of the parts of the eye, how we see, and some vision defects.

A detailed description of the reflex arc including a diagram and video clip. The steps are clearly identified.

A detailed overview of the three types of neurone and synapse, using diagrams, text and a short video clip.

A drag and drop interactive game in which parts of the body are connected to the nervous system.

An interactive map of the brain listing parts and functions.

A short video clips explaining some of the homeostatic mechanisms in humans.

A short video clip explaining the nervous system.

A detailed descrption of how blood sugar is controlled in humans. Linked pages include the symptoms of diabetes, and other examples of homeostasis.

One page covering how vaccines are made and whay they are used. Text and a short video clip are used to explain this.

An explanation of what immunity is and why we have it. Antibodies are covered in detail using a short video clip.

A two minute video focussed upon heart and lung transplant operations.

An interactive game in which parts of the skeleton are matched with their locations and then described.

This page possesses only the animated reaction timer.

A section from the 'talktofrank' website.

A short video clip and key points which explain the role of enzymes in the body.

Three very detailed linked pages covering enzyme action, factors that affect rate and the lock and key hypothesis.

A detailed look at the enzymes of the digestive system, the reactions they catalyse and their products.

A detailed descrption of how blood sugar is controlled in humans. Linked pages include the symptoms of diabetes, and other examples of homeostasis.

A short but excellent video clip which introduces DNA, protein synthesis and the HGP.

An instructional section from the Diabetes UK webpage.

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