Sunday, 7 February 2010

Science Toolbox: An exciting new resource for teachers and pupils at KS3 and KS4. It consists of animations and simulations that help explain difficult to teach concepts and ideas.

Science Toolbox is a suite of simulation software designed to reinforce essential science concepts it consists of animations, simulations and virtual coursework that helps explain difficult to teach concepts and ideas. The hands-on interactivity of Science Toolbox has been developed in collaboration with writers, programmers, artists and most importantly classroom teachers. The resources are closely integrated with the syllabi of all major examining bodies and can be used to revise and reinforce plenary sessions by both teachers and students alike.

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1. The heart
2. The blood
3. Environmental data logging (line transect)
4. Investigating photosynthesis and limiting factors (elodea plant experiment)
5. The eye, accommodation and iris reflex
6. The useful plant
7. Predator prey
8. The lungs and gaseous exchange
9. Food chains and food webs
10. Osmosis


1. Investigating resistance in wires
2. Optics lab
3. Fuses and calculating power
4. The Earth and Moon
5. Light, colour and the electromagnetic spectrum
6. States of matter
7. Alpha, beta, gamma and halflife
8. Investigating radiation
9. Solar system explorer
10. Moments

Saturday, 6 February 2010


1. Extraction of iron
2. Neutralising by titration
3. The periodic table
4. Reactivity
5. Fractional distillation
6. Electrolysis
7. Separating mixtures
8. Exothermic and endothermic reactions
9. Extraction and origins of oil
10. Cracking