In partnership with the Society of Biology, Royal Society of Chemistry, and Institute of Physics

Resource index

When complete this website will have a selection of teaching resources to exemplify different approaches to practical work in secondary school science; Argumentation, Model-based inquiry and Science in the workplace.

When published you will be able to access these resources through the pages which describe each approach. Here, the same resources are listed by Key Stage and subject:

Key Stage 3

Biology:

  • Horticulture (Science in the workplace)

  • Environmental surveys (Science in the workplace)

Chemistry:

  • Combustion of iron wool (Model-based inquiry)

  • Fruit jelly (Science in the workplace)

  • Making glues (Science in the workplace)

Physics:

Key Stage 4

Biology:

  • Heart rate, breathing rate and physical fitness (Argumentation)

  • Osmosis (Model-based inquiry)

  • Colour vision (Model-based inquiry)

Chemistry:

Key Stage 5

Biology:

  • Woodlice habitats (Argumentation)
  • Colour vision (Model-based inquiry)

Chemistry:

  • Reaction kinetics (Model-based inquiry)