Links to great Science resources, interactive, printable, lesson plans and text. Have fun in the classroom or help children with science at home. Learn about plants, animals, materials, light, sound, forces, energy and food.
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How Is Electricity Made? Video
Two children meet Curious Cat, an animated cat who asks them if they would like to find out how electricity is generated. The children learn that different power stations use different types of fuel including coal, oil, and even rubbish. All of these fuels are burned to make energy. They also learn that we can use the energy from the sun, wind and flowing water to make electricity.
Breakfast And Concentration Video
Does eating breakfast affect concentration? A survey was carried out in which half the children were given breakfast and half were not. The data was collected, but no firm conclusions could be drawn, as a larger number of children need to be surveyed.
Changing State Interactive
This resource consists of a labelling activity, an animation of the water cycle followed by another labelling activity.
Ear Gongs Lesson Plan
In this activity you can make a coat hanger sound like Big Ben by tapping it against a table and allowing the vibrations to travel through the various materials to your inner ear. Lesson plan with downloadable instructions and template.
One... Two... Three... Grow! Interactive
Can you beat the clock and match-up the animal life stages before your time runs out?
Science Investigators Lesson Plan
Pupils take on the role of Young Science Investigators, exploring science in the world around them. This section covers forces and includes the following: introductory animation, treasure hunt activity, poster and stickers, three practical, hands-on classroom activities, and activity sheets. Registration required but resources are free.