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.
Here are 6 random links from this subject
Super Powerful Magnets Video
A top scientist has invented super strong magnetic grippers. These allow a man to climb the outside of a steel tower. The magnetic grippers were funded by the military who wanted to be able to scale tall buildings unaided. The actual mission for which they were intended remains top secret! Outside of military life, the magnetic grippers could be used for inspecting bridges, climbing towers or checking off-shore oil wells.
Ourselves / My Body Printable
This section contains a variety of different teaching resources relating to the early years and key stage 1 (KS1) topic of My Body and ‘Ourselves’. Included are diagrams of the human body, games and activities relating to bones and facial features and a medical information sheet from the British Red Cross.
Spot The Plant Download
In this resource aimed at younger primary learners, children learn how to identify and name common plants. The activities contain a thinking walk where children are challenged to find a selection plants by matching them to The Great Plant Hunt Identikit provided. Choosing one plant, they collect several of them to look at how they vary. In a follow up session back in class, the children look at their collection of the single plant species discussing similarities and differences between them. Registration required, resources free.
Explore, Discover, Inspire Printable
This booklet, from Science Community Representing Education (SCORE), offers a range of practical activities and experiments for use in the classroom. Most are aimed at Key Stages One and Two students. The activities are: Make friends with a tree: living things, peace at last: sound, making sandcastles: materials, curtains: light, bone mystery: living things, design a seed: living things, paper towel magic: materials, bishops can fly: forces, colour mixing: materials. Registration required, resources free.
Changing State Interactive
This resource consists of a labelling activity, an animation of the water cycle followed by another labelling activity.
Introducing Circuits Interactive
This multimedia resource introduces pupils to electrical circuits and switches, introducing key concepts and vocabulary.