PCR Simulation Activity

PCR Simulation Activity

This paper-based PCR simulation activity to reinforce how PCR works (created by Easter Bush Science Outreach Centre) is free to download and use in your classroom.

Lab Techniques in Action ¦PCR

Lab Techniques in Action ¦PCR

This video, created by the Easter Bush Science Outreach Centre, has been designed to support Higher Biology and Higher Human Biology learners to develop their knowledge and understanding of PCR.

AI and sharks! Machine Learning for High School Students

AI and sharks! Machine Learning for High School Students

How easy would it be to train a computer to tell the difference between a dolphin and a shark? How does machine learning work? If you have ever wondered, or if you are teaching Higher level students in secondary school, you'll love this set of lessons from School of...

Past paper explorer for History exams

Past paper explorer for History exams

A group of University of Edinburgh students are so enthusiastic about developing tech solutions to help teachers that they spent their Christmas holidays working on a prototype tool to help pupils with exam revision. In collaboration with Katie, a Scottish history...

Neuroscience Resources

Neuroscience Resources

Here you will find a curated list of free online resources to help you teach neuroscience concepts in the classroom or revise at home. Furthermore, these resources are linked to specific points on your Biology syllabus to assist you in pinpointing exactly where they fit in.

The Mathematics of Virus Modelling

The Mathematics of Virus Modelling

A topical PowerPoint lesson resource focussed on some of the mathematics involved in the current Covid19 pandemic. The resource covers the topics of indices (powers), sequences of numbers and data representation (graphs). The topics covered go up to Higher/Advanced Higher maths level, but this resource would be suitable for able S3/S4 pupils because the more advanced concepts are presented in an accessible way. The resource is aimed at teachers but could also be used by learners for home learning.

Vectors Puzzle Worksheets

Vectors Puzzle Worksheets

These two worksheets give learners the chance for learners to explore the topic of vectors which gets introduced during the National 5 Maths course.  Learners will need to have experience of vectors to be able to attempt these tasks. This resource would be suitable for teachers, or potentially for learners who are already familiar with the topic to do self-study.

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