Life sciences and medicine resources

Our life science resources are designed by academic and professional staff from The Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health.

Ranging from biology curriculum topics to academic enrichment, and information about studying and working in healthcare.

Suitable for multiple age groups

  • Visit Live with Scientists for talks, interviews and blog articles by scientists from The University of Manchester, who want to make a difference in the way science is communicated. It has a focus on life sciences including pharmacology, psychology and immunology.
  • EnquiringScience4All provides guidance on progression in curriculum topics, supporting us to think about how enquiry develops across the primary and secondary school. It was developed in collaboration with teachers from the north-west of England.
  • Learn about the scientific investigation of Manchester Mummy 1770.
  • Our Biology, Medicine and Health YouTube channel introduces the different courses and research at the Faculty.
  • Our undergraduate and postgraduate students in the Faculty have written blogs which will be of interest to anyone considering further study in the field.
  • #IMADEIT is a YouTube channel featuring students and graduates from the Faculty sharing their experiences and top tips.
  • Our partner, The Brilliant Club has online video presentations on a range of science subject areas including virology, psychology and chemistry. The resources are suitable for 14-18 year olds.
  • Scrubbed up is a new website created by our medicine students for aspiring medics. It has lots of useful advice, vlogs and guides that address common concerns.
  • Take a Bite out of Climate Change at home is a great resource for pupils to learn about how we can eat more sustainably. It includes worksheets and videos from researchers discussing the topics.
  • Share this public healthcare resource with students wanting to learn more about public health as a career option.

Primary

Secondary

  • Our 20-minute challenges introduce young people to a range of subject areas, including physics and biology in a fun and engaging way.
  • Fly Facility uses fruit flies as a modern teaching tool for science teachers. Resources are available in English, Spanish and Turkish.  

Post-16