STEM is an acronym for science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
” The National STEM Centre houses the UK’s largest collection of STEM teaching and learning resources, in order to provide teachers of STEM subjects with the ability to access a wide range of high-quality support materials.”
With over 7,000 individual teaching resources, the eLibrary includes contemporary print, multimedia, and practical resources, alongside an massive archive collection. There exists an extensive range of resources from quizzes to fact-sheets to lesson plans to videos and flash animations.
Here is a useful resource area for teachers and students…
Here is a very useful area for resources for teaching and learning…
Here is a great resource area for a range of webtools for schools….. Cool tools for Schools
This website provides a comprehensive listing of online resources for educators to download and use in a wide range of applications.. Cool tools for Schools
Mind mapping software is used to create diagrams of relationships between ideas or other pieces of information. A concept map is a special form of a web diagram for exploring knowledge and gathering and sharing information.
Concept and Mind Mapping Software
- Compendium is a knowledge and concept mapping tool.
- VUE concept mapping tool to organize, visualize, and present ideas.
- XMIND is a concept mapping tool, and a mind mapping tool, Mind mapping
- FreeMind is a mind mapping application written in Java
- SciPlore MindMapping is a mind mapping application written in Java
XMIND is a concept mapping tool, and a mind mapping tool,
Edudemic is a superb resource to keep you up to date with the latest ideas, developments and to provide inspiration for using technology to enrich and enhance teaching and learning:
“Social media is making a big impact on education. The threading of new technology with old standards has created new and exciting opportunities for teachers, school administrators, and students. What is the best way to improve education using social media?
That’s the big question that Edudemic hopes to answer. You’ll find regular doses of helpful ideas, infographics, news, videos, and more when you visit Edudemic.
Do you ever wonder how schools, universities, colleges, and large groups in general should use social media?
Students are often early adopters, frequent users, and overall lovers of technology and social media. Edudemic is run by a few graduate students and teachers with a passion for learning and educating
APP in Science (Badger Pub)
Here is a set of superb Science Animations.
Play them online, or download them to your laptop/computer. You can even download the whole website. Instructions provided!
Here are some very useful animations for Light and Sound
The sound animation set contains a virtual oscilloscope !
You can also download a free virtual signal generator from
Also, you can download a free 21 day trial of a combined virtual oscilloscope and signal generator from http://www.virtins.com/
Useful Resources for Interactive KS3 Science
Science Games :