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Biology

Discover hundreds of short films and learning materials for ages 11-16.

Every Twig film comes with captions, a summary, key facts and a full transcript.

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Vegetable Oils as Fuel

Chemistry

Discover hundreds of short films and learning materials for ages 11-16.

Every Twig film comes with captions, a summary, key facts and a full transcript.

Explore Chemistry resources

The Last Day of Pompeii

Earth Science

Discover hundreds of short films and learning materials for ages 11-16.

Every Twig film comes with captions, a summary, key facts and a full transcript.

Explore Earth Science resources

Vulcão submerso

Experiments

Discover hundreds of short films and learning materials for ages 11-16.

Every Twig film comes with captions, a summary, key facts and a full transcript.

Explore Experiments resources

Ordnance Survey Maps

Human Geography

Discover hundreds of short films and learning materials for ages 11-16.

Every Twig film comes with captions, a summary, key facts and a full transcript.

Explore Human Geography resources

Jai Singh

Maths

Discover hundreds of short films and learning materials for ages 11-16.

Every Twig film comes with captions, a summary, key facts and a full transcript.

Explore Maths resources

How Are Mirrors Made?

Physics

Discover hundreds of short films and learning materials for ages 11-16.

Every Twig film comes with captions, a summary, key facts and a full transcript.

Explore Physics resources

Important information for Glow users

As of July 31st 2017, Twig World’s contract with Education Scotland has ended.

Twig on Glow is no longer freely available to all Scottish teachers. In order to access the resources, an active license for Twig Scotland needs to be held by either a local authority or an individual school.

If you cannot access the resources via Glow, please contact your local Glow administrator to confirm if your local authority has an active subscription.

Find out more about this change

National Qualifications

Twig films cover the new National Qualifications in science. Download handy PDFs to see how Twig films cover the National Qualifications in biology, chemistry, physics and maths.

Curriculum for Excellence

Twig films and learning materials have been mapped to the CfE Experiences and Outcomes for Sciences, Maths and Geography. Go to the Curriculum View.

Twig's film list

Twig features over 1700 award-winning short films. Download Twig's film list to browse through our extensive library of three-minute films for Science, Maths and Geography.

Download film list pdf

Set Twig films as homework and track results

Assignments lets you set Twig's award-winning science films as homework and, thanks to the new accompanying quizzes, test your students on what they've learnt.

You can track your students' week-to-week progress and see exactly where each student would benefit from some more assistance.

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Tigtag

All schools in Scotland also have free access to Tigtag, the complete digital resource for teaching Primary Science.

Tigtag includes hundreds of films, lessons plans and ideas for practical activities supporting teachers in their delivery of Level 1 and Level 2 Experiences and Outcomes.

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About Twig World

The Twig team

The Twig team

Our award-winning team includes acclaimed filmmakers, subject experts, researchers and, of course, teachers.

Meet the team

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Twig films

Twig films are created specifically for use in schools using documentary footage from the world’s best film archives.

How we make our films

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Twig around the world

Twig World works with established partners in countries like the United States, Spain, Brazil and China.

See our international reach

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