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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Growing Seeds Video
Three children collect parsnip seeds from a plant grown last year on their allotment. They prepare the soil, then plant and water the seeds, explaining why this is important. They dig up a parsnip and prepare it for eating. Then they visit an enormous farm in Norfolk where radishes are grown. The crop is harvested and prepared while the farmer explains the processes involved.
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.
The Living Animal Interactive
There are seven life processes that tell us that animals are alive, movement, reproduction, sensitivity, nutrition, excretion, respiration and growth. Mrs Nerg will help us remember them.
The Ginn Science story book Fetch! was written for Year One (Primary Two) students aged five to six years and published in 1988. It relates to the content strand ‘Energy and forces’. In full-colour pages, with words on only the first and last, it shows a family throwing objects into a pond for a dog to fetch. The dog can retrieve only those things that float. Registration required, resources free.
Mars Express Video
Watch the replay of a live event from ESA's European Space Operations Centre on 6 August when Mars Express tracked the arrival of NASA's Curiosity rover at the Red Planet.
Forces And Movement Printable
This Nuffield Primary Science book consists of 11 colourful, and highly illustrated, double-page spreads aimed at students aged 7-9. The book ends with a glossary and index. Contents • Making pancakes • Moving on water • Wheels and tyres • Gripping and sliding • Balancing acts • Carrying things. Registration required, resources free.