A reading list for STEM learners

We’ve compiled a list of useful books, films and TV shows that can help you to learn more about the Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths sector. They can also support you as you study for your BTEC qualification. Take a look and see what you think.

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari, 2014

A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson, 2014

Bad Science by Ben Goldacre, 2009

This is Going to Hurt by Adam Kay, 2004

The Gene: An Intimate History by Siddhartha Mukherjee, 2016

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot, 2011

The Martian, 2015 (12)

The Imitation Game, 2014 (12)

Rise of the Planet of the Apes, 2011 (12)

Lorenzo’s Oil, 1992 (12)

Planet Earth 2 (BBC 1)

Horizon (BBC 2)

Impossible Engineering (Yesterday Channel)

How it’s Made (YouTube)

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