Free teacher classroom resources suitable for use in Physics lessons with secondary school children at Key Stage 3 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and at 3rd and 4th level in Scotland.
The Science of a Space Dive
A series of short films that look at the challenges faced by scientists, engineers and doctors ahead of Felix Baumgartner's record-breaking and historic skydive in 2012.
Wonders of the Universe
A series of short films in which Professor Brian Cox explains the science at the heart of the universe.
In this entertaining BBC series, primary school students explore a range of amazing practical science challenges with presenter Steve Mould.
The Royal Institution Christmas Lectures - The Language of Life
In these short films, Professor Sophie Scott goes on a fascinating journey through one of the fundamentals of human and animal life: the unstoppable urge to communicate.
The Royal Institution Christmas Lectures - How to Survive in Space
From the historic Royal Institution, space doctor Kevin Fong takes us on a ride from launch to orbit and the cosmos beyond for the annual children's Christmas Lectures.
Pluto: What are NASA’s five big discoveries so far?
NASA's deep space probe 'New Horizons' has discovered five big things about the little-understood Pluto. What are they?
How will the Universe end?
Dr Aravind Vijayaraghavan reveals how the second law of thermodynamics explains the rise and fall of all things, including the Universe itself.
Does Einstein’s general theory of relativity still matter?
Over 100 years ago Einstein first described his general theory of relativity. This theory had a profound effect on physics and our understanding of the universe. But does it still matter today?
What will the Large Hadron Collider discover next?
The LHC has been upgraded and its energy has been doubled. New regions of physics can be probed but scientists are less certain what they are looking for.
How do we know the Big Bang actually happened?
Most scientists think that everything that we know and experience began with the Big Bang, 14 billion years ago. But how can we have any clue about something that supposedly happened so long ago?
Could I live on another planet?
A 60-second animation that explores the depths of the universe to discover if there are any planets capable of sustaining life.