ABPI - Resources for Schools



"[These webpages] give a clear explanation on how the polymerase chain reaction works and why it is useful."

- Teacher

Where do medicines come from?

Age range 5-7

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Teacher information

The Teacher information contains suggested points which might be raised as the story is told. Depending on the children, some or all of these points might be raised either as the story unfolds or on a second, more analytical reading.

For a fuller description of the development of a medicine visit the animated timeline.

Safe Use of Medicines Primary Poster Set

Click here to order free primary posters for your school

Medicines Poster
Ask About Medicines

Lesson Pack

Asking about medicines as we grow up. Resources including a lesson pack for Key Stages 1 and 2.


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