Further resources and activities on exercise
As well as our ‘Big Picture’ content, the Wellcome Trust has funded many other organisations to produce activities and resources to engage and educate young people about the science of exercise, energy and movement
Brimming with scientific equipment, experiments and planning guides, this resource will help you to explore how the human body works during sport and movement, with activities designed for pupils aged 4–11 or 11–19, based upon free kits sent to all UK schools in spring 2012. Download lesson plans, compare data and access quizzes and games to enhance understanding.
Great for: 5–7, 7–11, 11–14, 14–16, 16–19
Join Professor Hallux and Nurse Nanobot in a series of films that explore different medical issues.
Great for: 5–7, 7–11
Search the Wellcome Trust image library for images related to exercise, energy and movement. Great for discussions, stimulating debate, lesson starters, research and more!
Further high-quality resources
You can find a wealth of additional resources in the National STEM Centre 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
The Science Learning Centres provide a range of excellent continuing professional development (CPD) courses to help develop your career as a teacher, leader or member of support staff. Generous bursaries from Project ENTHUSE cover most of the costs of many courses delivered at the National Science Learning Centre in York, making this CPD easily affordable for those in mainstream education in the UK.