Below you can find useful resources which can help support science and STEM learning whilst schools are closed. These resources may be of use to students, parents and teachers. Please also utilise The Ogden Trust’s home learning resources hub.

Primary / Early Years

  • The Institute of Physics has developed a set of activities designed to be easy to do with household items. They are explained with some help from their resident cat and mouse, Marvin and Milo.
  • The Institute of Physics has launched ‘Do Try This At Home‘ which is full of family friendly activities to do at home.
  • The Royal Institution has a huge array of resources suitable for ages 4-11 through their ExpeRimental webpage.

Family Friendly

  • The STFC has a range of activities and information PDFs available for download here.
  • The BBC stargazing live activity pack has some great activities to try. Plus if you have a garden don’t forget to get outside and do some stargazing!
  • STEM learning have a lot of activities to do at home on their website, broken down by age group.
  • The IOP has lots of great resources about the moon, and an activity booklet which you can download.
  • Virgin media has compiled a list of some of the best educational TV shows.
  • Raleigh Realty have created a guide to backyard astronomy, designed for homeowners and families.

Secondary School

Resources for Parents and Teachers

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