Easter Bush Science Outreach Centre

Classroom Resources

We have a growing selection of classroom resources for teachers to support and encourage science in their own classrooms and to reveal real-world science happening across the University of Edinburgh's Easter Bush Campus.

Animal Behaviour Toolkit - Opening a Can of Worms

In this teacher toolkit, we will provide some examples of investigation topics, give you some tips on how to support your learners and give you the opportunity to create your own investigations with your pupils.

PCR Simulation Activity

A paper-based PCR simulation activity to reinforce how PCR works - free to download and use in your classroom.

DNA Gel Electrophoresis Wall Tank

This photocopiable resource has been developed by the Easter Bush Science Outreach Centre to help support teachers who are teaching the theory of gel electrophoresis.  

Science Talks

A series of short talks about current scientific research happening here at The Roslin Institute. Hear from the scientists themselves as they describe their research and what inspired them to get into science in the first place!

Meet Our Scientists

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Learn more about the work and life of our scientists in our series of interviews.

Real-Life Research: Case Studies

Woman examining something through a microscope in a lab.
Download a free selection of case studies written for primary and secondary pupils that reveal the current research happening at The Roslin Institute and across the University of Edinburgh's Easter Bush Campus.  These resources encourage critical thinking and give opportunities for you pupils to discuss and engage with real science.

Dataset Resources

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We've put together a directory of freely available datasets for you to use in the classroom. These range from open source public and Government material, to case-study linked examples of real scientific data from researchers at the Easter Bush Campus.