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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Galaxies Galore Lesson Plan
In these activities students will become acquainted with the structure of their home galaxy, learn the location of the solar system in the Milky Way galaxy, and identify the three main types of galaxies: spiral, elliptical, and irregular.
Ellie's Medicine Powerpoint
The story is told through the eyes of a little girl who feels poorly, falls asleep and dreams about how a medicine is made. Her dream journey takes her from a visit to the doctors to the scientists who come up with new chemicals which might act as medicines.
Solids, Liquids, Gases Interactive
Cartoon animations explain in simple terms why different materials have different properties and how they change on heating and cooling. Other animations cover separating solids from liquids and show what happens to a solid when it dissolves in a liquid.
Food Glorious Food Lesson Plan
This topic, from the Association for Science Education, explores the cultural aspects of food. The topic allows classes in schools across the world to exchange information about the foods found locally, and the connections between diet and health.
Escaped Animals Interactive
Ask pupils to choose criteria for sorting the animals into 2 sets. Drag the animals and sort them by colour, age, number of legs, etc.
Harnessing Air Resistance Video
Children from Links Primary School in London investigate harnessing air resistance in order to safely drop an egg. They experiment with shapes of parachutes and ways of holding the egg safely. Will the eggs survive the drop?