Online Resources

All of these resources have been recommended to us by biology teachers!

If you have any other other suggestions that you think should be shared get in contact with us here or on twitter.

Best Evidence Science Teaching (BEST) is a collection of free research evidence-informed resources for effective teaching of difficult ideas, embedded formative assessment and adaptive lesson planning. It is initially focussed on science at ages 11-14.

The Association for Science Education (ASE) is the largest subject association in the UK. They have resources sorted by subject, age group, and topic.

Science and Plants for Schools (SAPS) creates opportunities for teachers and students to find out more about plants and to become more interested in plant science. They have an incredible bank of teaching resources including practical methods, videos and career profiles.

The Royal Society of Biology has many teaching resources, searchable by age group and topic.

Our stories anchor a variety of classroom resources based on peer-reviewed science. From data-rich activities and case studies to high-quality videos and interactive media, our resources are designed to connect students to big ideas in biology, promote engagement with science practices, and instill awe and wonder about the living world.

GCSE & A-Level Self-Quizzing Tool to Promote Retrieval Practice! Made by teachers and crowd sourced by #edutwitter.

This site is great for teachers and students alike. It contains revision notes, factsheets, questions from past exam papers separated by topic and other worksheets. For GCSE and A level.

A global education charity that creates animated bitesize videos.

Teachit Science is an ever-growing collection of practical, tried and tested Science resources created and shared by teachers. You’ll find varied and interesting approaches to teaching Science at KS3-4 including worksheets, investigations, interactive resources and games. 

Science in the Classroom (SitC) is a collection of freely available annotated research papers from the Science family of journals. SitC aims to help educators, undergraduates, and advanced high school students understand the research contained in scientific primary literature by using annotations and providing accompanying teaching materials. Annotations include vocabulary, methods, descriptions of prior research, and explanations of major conclusions.

Science News for Students publishes stories about recent research and current events across the full breadth of STEM fields. We offer several types of articles, including weekly features.

Each article is associated with free additional content that can aid in learning and boost impact in classrooms and on overall science literacy. Some of these learning-specific resources are available to all website readers; others are available for free with registration.

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