Further resources and activities on proteins
As well as our ‘Big Picture’ content, the Wellcome Trust has funded many other organisations to produce the following activities and resources to engage and educate young people about proteins
Look out for the planetarium-style show or download amazing activities that will support understanding of the importance of proteins from cells to synthesis.
Great for: 11–14, 14–16, 16–19
Download resources to support understanding about the organelles involved in protein synthesis.
Great for: 14–16, 16–19
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: 16–19, projects
Animations and resources from the Sanger Institute will help students understand the process of protein synthesis.
Great for: 16–19
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.
Cell! Cell! Cell! Genetics in a Planetarium