Science within work

This resource helps you teach the curriculum through the context of jobs. It will help students see the relevance of science to their future. The resource includes short video profiles of people who use science and maths in their job. Each video is linked to a practical activity.


  • Raptor biologist

    Raptor biologist Campbell Murn talks about his work with raptors at The Hawk Conservancy. To link with this…

  • Weather forecaster

    BBC weather forecaster Chris Fawkes talks about modelling the atmosphere and comparing this with human readings. To link…

  • Theatre technician

    Theatre technician Suresh Chawla talks about designing, building and moving stage scenery. To link with this we have…

  • Glass artist

    Glass artist Nina Gronw-Lewis talks about how she needs science and maths to make glass jewellery and run…

  • Bakery manager

    Bakery manager Emma Snead talks about her food science background, and explains the baking process. To link with…

  • Physiotherapist

    Bristol City Football Club physiotherapist Nick Dawes talks about his route to this role and what it involves.…

  • Primary school teacher

    Primary School Teacher Tim Gadd talks about the importance of subject knowledge for teaching and linking lessons to…

  • Journalist

    Freelance Science Writer Helen Carmichael talks about writing on a range of topics and for different audiences. To…

  • Timber framer

    Timber framer Marc Watson talks about constructing and designing frames for buildings including calculating the forces and geometry.…

  • Client development Manager

    Client Development Manager Henry Smith talks about using the data analysis techniques he learnt through studying science and…