Looking for science resources? We’ve got lots for you and they’re all divided according to key stage.
 

All year groups

Khan Academy https://www.khanacademy.org/science
Science resources for students/teachers/parents.

NASA https://www.nasa.gov/stem
STEM activities for students of all ages, plus news and articles.

Oxford Museum of Natural History - More Than A Doodle art project https://oumnh.web.ox.ac.uk/more-doodle
An exciting social media project encouraging artists, crafters and creators of all ages and abilities to use the Museum’s online collection as inspiration for their own designs and creations. Check out the web page and get creating - don’t forget to share your creations with @morethanadodo using #MoreThanADoodle

Physics.org http://www.physics.org/index.asp
News/activities, puzzles, experiments and a database of 4000 physics websites. Designed to engage all ages with Physics.

Science Museum Group
https://learning-resources.sciencemuseum.org.uk/
Free learning resources including activities, games and videos for all age groups and topics.

Science Joy Wagon http://www.sciencejoywagon.com/
Access to physics zone and chemistry zone lessons are now available free of charge, currently until August 1st 2020.

The Royal Society https://www.youtube.com/user/RoyalSociety/featured
A fellowship of the world's most eminent scientists and the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence. On their YouTube channel you'll find a whole set of engaging videos and clips.

University of Oxford: Chemistry in the garden (video) 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2EkfdtXUj3U&feature=youtu.be
Dr Alison Foster on audio trails in Oxford's botanic garden.

Wothers.com http://www.wothers.com/
Engaging series of online videos of lecture-demonstrations from Cambridge University’s Chemistry Department.

 

Key Stage 1

BBC Bitesize https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/z6svr82
KS1 Science learning and revision online.

Oxford Museum of Natural History - The Learning Zone http://www.oum.ox.ac.uk/thezone/
The Learning Zone provides interactive games and tests based around the core national curriculum.

Year 2 only: Bill Nye the Science Guy videos
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nDN7M0J3HXc

USA television series aired 1993-1998. Each of the 100 episodes aims to teach a specific topic in science.
 

Key Stage 2

BBC Bitesize https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/z2pfb9q
KS2 Science learning and revision online.

Bill Nye the Science Guy videos
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nDN7M0J3HXc

USA television series aired 1993-1998. Each of the 100 episodes aims to teach a specific topic in science.

Oxford Museum of Natural History - The Learning Zone http://www.oum.ox.ac.uk/thezone/
The Learning Zone provides interactive games and tests based around the core national curriculum.

PurposeGames https://www.purposegames.com/
Educational games related to specific topics.

Science Kidz http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/biology.html
Experiments and free games.

Seneca Learning
https://app.senecalearning.com/courses?Price=Free&Age+Group=Primary&Subject=Science
Free online KS2 Science learning.

Year 4 and up: Formula One in Schools https://www.f1inschools.co.uk/
Students deploy CAD/CAM software to collaborate, design, analyse, manufacture, test, and then race miniature compressed air powered cars made from F1 model block.

Year 4 and up: Greenpower Trust https://www.greenpower.co.uk/
Science, technology, maths and engineering challenge to design, build and race an electric car.

Year 6 only: BBC iPlayer https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/categories/documentaries-science-and-nature/featured
Science and nature documentaries.

 

Key Stage 3

Ask A Biologist https://askabiologist.asu.edu/puzzles
Biology activities, puzzles and games.

BBC Bitesize https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zng4d2p
KS3 Science learning and revision online.

BBC iPlayer
https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/categories/documentaries-science-and-nature/featured
Science and nature documentaries.

Formula One in Schools https://www.f1inschools.co.uk/
Students deploy CAD/CAM software to collaborate, design, analyse, manufacture, test, and then race miniature compressed air powered cars made from F1 model block.

Greenpower Trust https://www.greenpower.co.uk/
Science, technology, maths and engineering challenge to design, build and race an electric car.

iBiology https://www.ibiology.org/
Biology talks by some of the world’s leading scientists.

Oxford Sparks https://www.oxfordsparks.ox.ac.uk/  
Online portal for engaging with exciting science. You’ll find podcasts, short films and animations covering a variety of STEM subjects. Topics include explorations of fascinating stuff including the science behind Hollywood films, teaching robots social cues, understanding volcanic eruptions, and mechanobiology!

PurposeGames https://www.purposegames.com/
Educational games related to specific topics.

Salter’s Institute
https://www.saltersinstitute.co.uk/chemistry-club/competition-time/  
Chemistry puzzles, activities and challenges.

Science at school podcast https://scienceatschool.co.uk/
For secondary learning and revision.

Science Kidz http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/biology.html
Experiments and free games.

Seneca Learning
https://app.senecalearning.com/courses?Price=Free&Subject=Science&Age+Group=KS3
Free online learning.

Zooniverse
https://www.zooniverse.org/projects/zookeeper/galaxy-zoo/about/education
Take part in citizen science.

Year 7 only: Bill Nye the Science Guy videos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nDN7M0J3HXc
USA television series aired 1993-1998. Each of the 100 episodes aims to teach a specific topic in science.
 

Year 9 only

BBC online
BBC chemistry documentaries: 
https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00qbq7f 
BBC science and nature: 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/genres/factual/scienceandnature/player

Chemistry World podcasts https://www.chemistryworld.com/podcasts
Chemistry stories, interviews, news and opinions.

CERN https://home.cern/resources?topic=1113
Resources to support physics/engineering and computing.

Glenhoe Education http://glencoe.mheducation.com/sites/0078807220
Physics resources.

Isaac Physics https://isaacphysics.org/
Physics problem-solving.

Khan Academy
Biology resources: https://www.khanacademy.org/science/biology
Chemistry resources: https://www.khanacademy.org/science/chemistry
Physics resources: https://www.khanacademy.org/science/physics

Physics Mastery https://www.pearsonmylabandmastering.com/northamerica/masteringphysics/
Free resources for the duration of COVID-19.

Physics Zone https://www.physics-zone.com/index.html
Resources, simulations and experiments.

Picture of the Day https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/astropix.html
Daily pictures from space with explanations - astronomy.

Podbean physics podcasts
https://www.podbean.com/podcast-detail/vagz2-33a39/Physics-World-Stories-Podcast
Interesting physics podcasts.

Royal Society of Chemistry https://www.rsc.org/periodic-table/podcast
Educational resources including podcasts about the the periodic table.

SparkNotes https://www.sparknotes.com/physics/
Online physics guides organised under themes.

St John's Inspire Programme - Physics Brainteasers https://sjcinspire.com/2018/08/24/the-physics-of-making-a-cup-of-tea/
Check out these physics teasers by St John’s Physics Tutor, Professor Tony Weidberg.

The Naked Scientists https://www.thenakedscientists.com/
Podcasts and science radio shows.

Things We Don’t Know (TWDK) https://www.thingswedontknow.com/
A UK-based science education company, which seeks to help improve the public understanding of science. Includes articles and blogs covering various subjects.

 

Key Stage 4

Ask A Biologist https://askabiologist.asu.edu/puzzles
Biology activities, puzzles and games.

Biology Competition https://www.ukbiologycompetitions.org/
Intermediate Olympiad.

BBC Bitesize https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zrkw2hv
GCSE Science learning and revision online.

BBC iPlayer https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/categories/documentaries-science-and-nature/featured
Science and nature documentaries.

BBC online
BBC chemistry documentaries: 
https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00qbq7f 
BBC science and nature: 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/genres/factual/scienceandnature/player

British Physics Olympiad https://www.bpho.org.uk/
Past papers and solutions to physics problem-solving questions.

Chemistry World podcasts https://www.chemistryworld.com/podcasts
Chemistry stories, interviews, news and opinions.

CERN https://home.cern/resources?topic=1113
Resources to support physics/engineering and computing.

Dani’s revision channel https://www.dropbox.com/sh/a5bkjpbj1xj7exk/AAC8ze-4XFf9chlNrxnc3wdaa?dl=0
Revision notes for GCSE Biology, Chemistry and Physics. Please see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZvxkVM1Cm84&t=0s for the introductory video.

Formula One in Schools https://www.f1inschools.co.uk/
Students deploy CAD/CAM software to collaborate, design, analyse, manufacture, test, and then race miniature compressed air powered cars made from F1 model block.

Glenhoe Education http://glencoe.mheducation.com/sites/0078807220
Physics resources.

Greenpower Trust https://www.greenpower.co.uk/
Science, technology, maths and engineering challenge to design, build and race an electric car.

Good Reads: Chemistry https://www.goodreads.com/shelf/show/chemistry
A list of popular chemistry books.

iBiology https://www.ibiology.org/
Biology talks by some of the world’s leading scientists.

Isaac Physics https://isaacphysics.org/
Problem-solving for GCSE Physics.

Khan Academy
Biology resources for GCSE: 
https://www.khanacademy.org/science/biology
Chemistry resources for GCSE: 
https://www.khanacademy.org/science/chemistry
Physics resources for GCSE: 
https://www.khanacademy.org/science/physics

National Geographic (online) https://www.nationalgeographic.com/
Articles and videos with factual content involving nature, science, culture and history.

Nature https://www.nature.com/
World’s leading multidisciplinary science journal.

Oxford Sparks https://www.oxfordsparks.ox.ac.uk/  
Online portal for engaging with exciting science. You’ll find podcasts, short films and animations covering a variety of STEM subjects. Topics include explorations of fascinating stuff including the science behind Hollywood films, teaching robots social cues, understanding volcanic eruptions, and mechanobiology!

PurposeGames https://www.purposegames.com/
Educational games related to specific topics.

Physics Mastery https://www.pearsonmylabandmastering.com/northamerica/masteringphysics/
Free resources for duration of COVID-19.

Physics Zone https://www.physics-zone.com/index.html
Resources, simulations and experiments.

Picture of the Day https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/astropix.html
Daily pictures from space with explanations - astronomy.

Podbean
GCSE Chemistry revision podcasts: 
https://www.podbean.com/podcast-detail/qbzxp-875fd/Revise---GCSE-Chemistry-Revision-Podcast
Interesting physics podcasts: 
https://www.podbean.com/podcast-detail/vagz2-33a39/Physics-World-Stories-Podcast

Primrose Kitten https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBgvmal8AR4QIK2e0EfJwaA
GCSE Biology, Chemistry and Physics revision videos for various exam boards.

Royal Society of Biology
https://www.rsb.org.uk/education/teaching-resources/secondary-schools
Offers activities and competitions for secondary schools students.

Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
https://www.rsc.org/periodic-table/podcast
Educational resources including podcasts about the periodic table.

RSC Analysis Resources https://edu.rsc.org/resources/analysis
A useful collection of resources focused on chemical analysis.

RSC GCSE Practical Chemistry videos https://edu.rsc.org/resources/practical-videos-14-16-students/4012090.article
Videos from the Royal Society of Chemistry about GCSE Chemistry practicals.

Science at school podcast https://scienceatschool.co.uk/
For GCSE learning and revision.

Science Kidz http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/biology.html
Experiments and free games.

S-cool https://www.s-cool.co.uk/
GCSE revision.

GCSE Biology: https://www.s-cool.co.uk/gcse/biology
GCSE Chemistry: https://www.s-cool.co.uk/gcse/chemistry
GCSE Physics: https://www.s-cool.co.uk/gcse/physics

Seneca Learning
Free online learning.

GCSE Biology:
https://app.senecalearning.com/courses?Price=Free&Subject=Science&Age+Group=GCSE&Subject=Biology
GCSE Chemistry:
https://app.senecalearning.com/courses?Price=Free&Subject=Science&Age+Group=GCSE&Subject=Chemistry

GCSE Physics:
https://app.senecalearning.com/courses?Price=Free&Subject=Science&Subject=Physics&Age+Group=GCSE

Shaun Donnelly YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqbOeHaAUXw9Il7sBVG3_bw 
Free GCSE science lessons from Shaun Donnelly.

Sixty Symbols http://www.sixtysymbols.com/
Videos about symbols in physics and astronomy.

SparkNotes
Study guides for science topics: https://www.sparknotes.com/
Online physics guides organised under themes: https://www.sparknotes.com/physics/

St John's Inspire Programme - Physics Brainteasers https://sjcinspire.com/2018/08/24/the-physics-of-making-a-cup-of-tea/
Check out these physics teasers by St John’s Physics Tutor, Professor Tony Weidberg.

The Naked Scientists https://www.thenakedscientists.com/
Podcasts and science radio shows.

The New Scientist https://institutions.newscientist.com/
News, podcasts and videos.

The Oxford Science blog http://www.ox.ac.uk/news/science-blog
Gives you the inside track on science at Oxford University: the projects, the people and what's happening behind the scenes.

The Scientist https://www.the-scientist.com/
Although The Scientist is a subscription magazine, there are free newsletters and access to articles on the website.

Things We Don’t Know (TWDK) https://www.thingswedontknow.com/
A UK-based science education company which seeks to help improve the public understanding of science. Includes articles and blogs covering various subjects.

Worcester College Bookshelf project https://www.worc.ox.ac.uk/applying/access-and-outreach/resources/bookshelf
Tutors and University students share books they enjoy.

University of Oxford resources 
Chemistry podcasts: 
http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/units/department-chemistry

Engineering - useful resources to support learning: 
https://eng.ox.ac.uk/outreach/support-during-school-closures/

Zooniverse
https://www.zooniverse.org/projects/zookeeper/galaxy-zoo/about/education
Take part in citizen science.

Year 11 only: Cambridge Chemistry Challenge http://www.c3l6.org/about
An excellent annual competition for students in Year 12 (and a great way to extend able Year 11). Past papers, mark schemes and commentaries available.

 

Oxford research and reading lists (suitable for KS4)

Balancing conservation and commerce in the world’s forests
http://www.ox.ac.uk/research/research-impact/balancing-conservation-and-commerce-world%E2%80%99s-forests

Bringing back the large blue butterfly (video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9k72VVSQxG4&feature=youtu.be

Defeating dengue with GM mosquitoes
http://www.ox.ac.uk/research/research-impact/defeating-dengue-gm-mosquitoes

Jatropha Curcas in the global race for biofuels (video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYlJzvBvsHg&feature=youtu.be

Peru’s data collectors (video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v6XFSgXcVa4&feature=youtu.be

Putting ticks on the map
http://www.ox.ac.uk/research/research-impact/putting-ticks-map

Poetry in motion: bio-inspired drone technology
http://www.ox.ac.uk/research/research-impact/poetry-motion

Preserving endangered trees: a Chilean case study (video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GzmNjMu8470&feature=youtu.be

Researching the reef: fish and coral of the Caribbean (video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2iQaDeGSj1w&feature=youtu.be

The loneliness of the long distance seabird
http://www.ox.ac.uk/research/research-impact/loneliness-long-distance-seabird

The surprising use of silk (video) 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RS-cjTkuX9w&feature=youtu.be