Learning resources

Explore the intersection between science, creativity and poetry. Teachers can use these resources in the classroom, and older students can use them in their own time. If you use a screen reader and would like accessible versions of the resources, or if you would like to be involved in hosting a poetry or coding workshop, please contact [email protected]   

Earth and Space

Astrophysics – Dr Johanna Vos: science resource about stars and planets. Ages 4 – 11.

Make sure you watch this video of Dr Johanna before you start the worksheet.

We are the Universe: poetry resource on space and the connected universe. Ages 4-14.

A Brief History of the Universe – Dr Johanna Vos: science resource about how the universe came to be. Ages 11 – 18.

Make sure you watch this video of Dr Johanna before you start the worksheet.

The Human Body

Cells – Dr Charlotte Lee: science resource about the transplantation of liver cells. Ages 4 – 11.

Make sure you watch this video of Dr Charlotte before you start the worksheet.

We are Liquid Stars: poetry resource on blood, the human body, and the universe. Ages 7-15.

Cells – Dr Charlotte Lee: science resource about hepatocyte transplantation. Ages 11 – 18.

Make sure you watch this video of Dr Charlotte before you start the worksheet.

We are Cellular: poetry resource on cell migration and the discovery of cells. Ages 11-18.

We are Cell Tissue: poetry resource on epithelium. Ages 16-18.

The Natural World

Evolutionary Biology – Dr Ellen Coombs: science resource about evolution. Ages 4 – 11.

Make sure you watch this video of Dr Ellen before you start the worksheet.

We are the Sea: poetry resource exploring the relationship between humans and the sea. Ages 4-11.

We are Plankton: poetry resource on plankton and Shetland dialect, by Jen Hadfield, with photos by Alfred Kern. Listen to the accompanying music (lyrics, main voice and mandolin by Jen Hadfield; vocals, harmonium, dulcimer and mixing by Jenny Sturgeon). Ages 7-15.

Evolutionary Biology – Dr Ellen Coombs: science resource about evolution, ecosystems and biodiversity. Ages 11 – 18.

Make sure you watch this video of Dr Ellen before you start the worksheet

We are Trees: poetry resource on trees and identity. Ages 7-15 (with extension for ages 16-18).

We are Whale Song: poetry resource on whales, time, and change. Ages 11-18.

We are Mycelium: poetry resource on symbiosis, mushrooms and trees. Ages 15-18.

Climate

Climate & Aviation – Dr Ling Lim: science resource exploring the environmental impacts of the aviation industry. Ages 4 – 11.

Make sure you watch this video of Dr Ling before you start the worksheet.

We are Birds: poetry resource on the environment, birds and litter. Ages 7-14.

We, the Reef: poetry resource on symbiosis, algae and coral reefs. Ages 7 – 16.

Climate & Aviation – Dr Ling Lim: science resource exploring the environmental impacts of the aviation industry. Ages 11 – 18.

Make sure you watch this video of Dr Ling before you start the worksheet.

Human Connections

We are language: poetry resource on how language connects and individualises us, and on signifiers and signified. Ages 14-18.

Come on a Journey