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
How The Body Works Interactive
Click on a part of the body to find videos, articles, activities and a quiz.
Body Builder Interactive
Lets you find out where the various body parts, including the bones, are positioned in the body by placing them yourself. Drag the organs and bones onto the 3D body outline. If you have difficulty, turn on the 'Hints' to help you.
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.
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!
Testing The Strength Of Materials Video
Science monkey superhero Dr Brain and a team of young scientists investigate the strength of different materials. All solids have different structures, which means that some are stronger than others. Dr Brain and his Mad Lab team identify two solid materials (wood and polystyrene) and test their strength to see which is more suitable for sitting down on.
Properties Of Materials Download
Written as part of a book designed to improve and expand teachers’ knowledge of chemistry concepts in primary science, this resource contains background information about materials and their properties. It looks at irreversible changes, measuring acidity using pH and the pH scale, and includes a related challenge. The resource is divided into three levels of difficulty A, B and C which correspond to a teachers’ existing knowledge. Registration required, resources free.