Really useful site written by a Biology teacher, full of resources for AQA Biology. Has summary sheets, gap fills, recall questions, essay title suggestions, exam questions etc. Perfect for revision.
Ten fascinating facts about fungi
From BBC News – lots of interesting fungi facts and pictures.
Sodium potassium pump
Lots of information here on structure and function of sodium potassium pump from “Molecule of the Month” site.
Lab rules song
Lab rules song – great for intro to lab safety with year 7.
Biology notes for IGCSE
A Blog page by students with complete, well explained and illustrated notes for Biology IGCSE (not new spec but still useful).
Free Science Lessons Youtube
The Free Science Lessons Youtube channel has lots of lessons covering aspects of the GCSE course (not specific to exam board). The “man with the tie” explains very clearly, with diagrams to illustrate, and also goes through relevant practicals which makes this resource very useful for home-schooling GCSE where you may not have been able to carry them out yourself.
Skeletal system labelling game
Interactive – select the correct label for the bones in the skeleton
Silly Youtube song “We are your Lungs”…..
The Disruptors BBC News story about gene editing
BBC News in depth report on gene editing using CRISPR-Cas9. This technique is not on the spec (yet!) but this provides a useful introduction to emerging technology.
The science behind glass
Page all about glass – includes how it is made, types of glass and science experiments with glass, with links to other resources and videos – useful for extra research into materials and their properties.
Huntington’s breakthrough BBC news story
BBC news story from 2017, discovery of a new drug that treats Huntington’s by targeting mRNA.
Learning Scientists resources six strategies for effective learning
The six strategies for effective learning are useful ideas for teaching and for revision. There are presentations, and downloadable posters here.