Interactive resources for schools

This site is supported by the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry. It provides teachers and students with high quality, free, curriculum related, interactive resources containing animations and diagrams which can be downloaded. All our resources link science topics covered in school to the world outside and, particularly, to the treatment of disease.

What's new?

The video below, ‘Only Just Begun’ summarises the history of the UK pharmaceutical industry in changing the lives of patients, and celebrates the people involved in its past, present and future. See it here.

History of medicines film


Human genome project

Understanding the human genome can be seen as the key to understanding the mystery of human life itself.

  • Download library

    Download diagrams and animations
  • New revised History of Medicine topic

    Take a look at this revised topic
  • Order free schools posters

    Fill in our order form and send on to to get a set of free ABPI schools posters on: biotechnology, cloning, genetic engineering, polymerase chain reaction, stem cells and unravelling the genome.

    Download the order form here
  • Careers website

    Would you like to work in the pharmaceutical industry? Our careers website will tell you all you need to know.

    Find out more on careers in the pharmaceutical industry