Wildly wise

Environmental challenge for students aged 10 – 15

Charlotte Bouchier has news of a new competition for schools enabling students to explore key environmental issues in the lead up to COP26.

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Life scientific review in ITM

Science teaching resource

The Life Scientific, BBC Radio 4

Meet some inspirational scientists on line

If you want to encourage your students to take up science at a higher level, BBC Radio 4’s Life Scientific might just provide the inspiration. Presented by Professor Jim Al-Khalili, it is a rich resource for teachers and students of science in Grades 10, 11 and 12 (UK Years 11, 12 & 13).  Teachers of ToK (Theory of Knowledge) will also find the series extremely useful.  Professor Al-Khalili interviews some of the world’s leading scientists. How did they choose their branch of science? Did it choose them? What influenced them at school? Did family members encourage them? What difficulties did they overcome? 

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