Useful Links

Practical Assessment
General 100’s of resources developed and sourced by teachers for teachers.
Wellcome Trust ‘Big Picture’ online educational publication – Great site for all kinds of topics
Cell structure and genetics Learn Genetics: this University of Utah site has the most wonderful interactive material
Teach Genetics; stunning downloadable Print and Go Activities from University of Utah
Scientific Method Projects – ideas of what is involved in a sutiable project for Gr 10. Thoughts from Ntobsie Mjali and Cheryl Douglas
Understanding Science – excellent resource to teach about scientific method, includes downloadable posters.
Expo for Young Scientists – teachers are encouraged to enter their learners into the regional finals for Young Scientists. The committee also runs workshops for learners on the scientific method
Scifest Africa was launched in 1997 and has since become an annual “must visit” for many learners, teachers, businesses, universities and the general public. By highlighting science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM), Scifest has helped shape the way people talk and feel about STEM.
Evolution Evolution from the Learn.Genetics site – great, easy, interactive material
Teacher resources on evolution from the Learn. genetics site – useful resources including a downloadable time scale
Understanding Evolution for Teachers – this is the MOST brilliant site on Evolution and in addition to superb explanations that can be printed out also includes teachers resources
Becoming Human – Wonderful interactive site on human origins that can be downloaded and saved to your computer
Social networks and human Evolution
Animations Interactive Biology Powerpoints created by a biology teacher
Biology animations – meiosis. evolution in actions, life cycle of moss and angiosperms, scientific method and more – a stunning site
Policies Assessment Grade 12CAPS Final December 2011FET LIFE SCIENCES GR 10-12 DOE



Life Sciences GR 12 Exam Guide 2014 USE Eng

21st Century Skills Educational Origami
21st Century SkillsScience and 21st Century thinking
Biodiversity Arkive
Biodiversity Explorer
Social Media Educational Technology & Mobile Learning – Teacher’s Guide to Teaching Using Social Media
Ecology and Human Impact videos Care Takers website


Western Cape Primary Science School Project – excellent resources that are useful for high school teachers too, includes a useful teacher guide on fossils
The Answer Series – exam books

Computer skills

Using a computer in education involves far more than knowing how to use Word, Excel and PP. Microsoft offers a number of courses to help you grow as an innovative computer literate teacher. Visit the links to see what is on offer in SA.

Digital Literacy
Partners in Learning– skills for Teachers
Innovative Teachers
Free Online Computer literacy courses – including facebook and other socila media
Clear explanations and links to a variety of ICT links that can be used in the classroom
Africa Genome Education Institute – TBP forms part of AGEI and there are interesting Science articles on this site
SEEDS – TBP is part of the SEEDS consortium, a grouping of organisations involved in Maths and Science education all funded by the Royal Embassy of the Netherlands