National Physical Laboratory

Schools Posters

A selection of posters is available for the classroom to support science and maths teaching at primary and secondary schools.

Poster image of Introducing the kilogram

Click the links below to download Adobe Acrobat Adobe Acrobat PDF file PDF versions of the posters for you to print and display

New posters covering the forthcoming SI redefinitions will be made available early in 2019. Please complete the online form below to request free hard copies of these (which will be dispatched when available).

We would love to see where our posters go, so please email us a photo of them being used in your school.

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Key Stage 2 posters

We offer a set of posters for your classroom to support teaching of science and maths at KS2.

Mass – introducing the kilogram
KS2 Maths – shape, space and measures: understanding measures

Length – introducing the metre
KS2 Maths –shape, space and measures: understanding measures

Time – introducing the second
KS2 Maths – shape, space and measures: understanding measures

Key Stage 3/4 posters

We offer a set of posters for your classroom to support teaching of science and maths at KS3/4.

How hot is it? A look at the difference between heat and temperature and types of thermometer
Sc KS3 Energy transfer: Temperature

What is sound? An introduction to sound waves
Sc KS3 Light and sound

What is the difference between accuracy and precision?

Measurement in Sport - A set of posters highlighting the crucial role of measurement in sports

Factsheets

Click here to view our range of Factsheets

Water Rockets

Water Rockets

Designing Water Rockets

SI Units

We are currently designing a poster with the 2019 SI base unit definitions.

Posters and factsheets order

In the first quarter of 2019, NPL will publish a new set of 12 schools posters celebrating the SI and measurement. They will be suitable for KS2-5 as many are double-sided.

If you are interested in pre-booking free sets of these posters, please complete the form below and we will ship as soon as we have them in stock.

Please do not request hard copies of other NPL schools posters, though you are very welcome to print and display the PDFs provided on this site.

Please note that there is a maximum of SIX poster packs per person requesting.


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