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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Word Safari Interactive
Hunt down the habitat themed words camouflaged in our word-search game.
What Is A Life Cycle? Interactive
Compare how different animals grow and change during their life.
How Are Crayons Made? Video
Two children meet Curious Cat, an animated cat who asks them if they would like to find out how crayons are made. The children see where the chemicals which make crayons come from – oil. They see that oil comes from rocks underground and how it is processed to turn it into wax. They visit a crayon factory where an expert shows them the process of making crayons.
Online experiment exploring forces: Get A Grip - finding out about friction. Registration required but resources are good quality and free.
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.
Life In The Undergrowth Lesson Plan
David Attenborough introduces us to invertebrates and their survival in the undergrowth. Without these creatures it would be impossible for new plants to evolve and you could find around 8 million of them in one hectare of land - worms!