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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Animal Photographs Images
Find a range of animal pictures to use as you please. They are perfect for science projects or for just learning what certain types of animals look like. Enjoy photos of everything from cats and dogs to fish, birds, tigers, snakes, monkeys, cheetahs, lions and rabbits.
Mission Materials Interactive
Use your skills to pick materials which have the correct property off the moving conveyor belt! Three level to choose from.
The Ginn Science story book Cranes was written for students in Year Two (Primary Three) aged six to seven years and published in 1988. It relates to the content strand ‘Energy and forces’ and is intended for students to read independently. It gives full-colour illustrations of cranes being used to raise loads in a range of contexts, with simple captions. Registration required, resources free.
Magnetic Pennies Lesson Plan
To explore the magnetic attraction of a range of different magnets on 1p and 2p coins. For a more inquiry-based activity, encourage the class to respond to a series of challenges. For example, how many pennies can you attract to the magnet?
Scientific Vocabulary Download
This resource contains lists of the key vocabulary used in many of the topics studied at primary level. Aimed originally at the five to seven age range, the lists could also be used to support older children learning these topics. The thirteen vocabulary lists cover the topics of: plants, forces and movement, materials and their properties, health and growth, light, sound, electricity, variation and living things and their habitats. Within each topic there are also word mats which help to develop an understanding of key scientific words. Registration required, resources free.
Let There Be Light Lesson Plan
Lessons explore how electricity was first generated in a way that could do useful work. Pupils will have opportunities to apply their understanding of circuits and consider how technological changes impact on people.