SnapshotScience's picture


SnapshotScience is a blog that seeks out topical stories, suggests ideas on how they could be used in the science classroom and provides original, free, downloadable resources.

For more information on SnapshotScience, visit our website here

Resources 12
Views 13,709
Downloads 1,365

12 items

Trialling new drugs - BrainChoc
  • Conduct Investigations
  • High School
This PowerPoint contains details about running the lesson as well as resources. Students are told that they are trialling a new type of chocolate...
Calculating electricity costs
  • Electromagnetism
  • High School
A council in Wales, UK is planning to start turning off 14 000 of its street lights in order to save money. This resource gives students practice at...
Jetpack forces
  • Energy
  • Middle School
This PowerPoint presentation shows the forces acting on a man using a jet pack and asks students to think about the size of the forces. For more...
The world's most dangerous drink?
  • Systems in the Human Body
  • Middle School
The PB&C milkshake packs a whopping 2010 calories per serving. Not exactly a great snack if you’re aiming for a balanced diet. This resource...
Selective breeding to produce a red-fleshed apple
  • Cell Biology
  • Middle School
This resource contains a starter which introduces the students to the red-fleshed Redlove apple and an activity where they have to write an article...
Christmas science games
  • Physical Science
  • K-2, 3-5, MS
Contains two instruction sheets for fun science activities. The first is a make your own buzzer game which requires the students to apply what they...
Could the Beckhams have a girl?
  • Genetics
  • High School
Victoria Beckham is pregnant but is it possible that she might have a girl this time? This resource takes students through what we mean by sex...
Genetic engineering and the spider goats
  • Genetics
  • High School
In this resource students learn about the process by which spider goats were made: transgenic animals that produce spider silk proteins in their milk...
Ionic bonding speed dating
  • Chemical Bonds
  • High School
In this activity students take the role of elements and carry out a speed dating activity to find the perfect partner to bond with. For full details...
Pancake force diagrams
  • Multiple Subjects
  • 3-5, MS
Common Core
Students create their own diagrams to show the forces involved when flipping a pancake. Aligned with common core standard: 5.MD.1 For further...