When EdComs asked me to host a guest Blog post for them I was quite glad to lend them a page. Why? Well because they have developed some great resources and because these are FREE!
Free online Science resource: How Science Works – Clip Bank
How Science Works – Clip Bank is a free interactive Science resource from the BP Educational Service. It provides students aged 11-16 with great examples of real-life science in action.
Short, engaging stimuli show students the real-life application of science within the context of BP’s business. Linked to the UK curricula for Science and Chemistry, How Science Works – Clip Bank features a range of multi-media, including:
- Video clips
- Interactive activities
- Photo slideshows
- Teacher guidance
- Curriculum links for Key Stage 3 (KS3) and Curriculum for Excellence Sciences
- Links to all major exam boards at Key Stage 4 (KS4) and Standard Grade
Topics covered in this resource include:
- Hydrocarbons from crude oil;
- Properties of hydrocarbons;
- Combustion of fuels;
- Energetic reactions.
Find out more at www.bp.com/bpes/howscienceworks
“The video will be an excellent way of introducing this abstract topic to pupils and helping them to put a face to the concept. The animation will reinforce their understanding after the calculations.” Secondary school teacher
For other free resources from BPES please go to www.bp.com/bpes