Further resources and activities on biology careers

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Maths and Our Health

How does maths affect our health in real life? Use these multimedia packs to understand the real-world context of mathematics in areas of biomedicine, such as epidemics and risk.

Great for: 1114, 1416, 1619

Authentic Biology

Sixth-form students undertake original research projects with guidance from universities  a great way to pursue extended research projects and to understand what biomedical research involves.

Great for: 1619, projects

Further high-quality resources

You can find a wealth of additional resources in the STEM Learning e-library. Search by keyword and filter the results by age group, subject, type of resource, etc. Explore the library to find topic lists and resources pre-selected to match curriculum areas or age groups.

For teachers and support staff

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About this resource

This resource was first published in ‘Careers From Biology’ in May 2014 and reviewed and updated in November 2017.

Careers From Biology
Education levels:
5–7, 7–11, 11–14, 14–16, 16–19, Independent research projects, Undergraduate, Continuing professional development