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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All About Reptiles And Amphibians Text
Fun facts, images and a video, all about reptiles and amphibians.
Building Circuits Interactive
This unit begins by revising the symbols used for components in an electrical circuit diagram. Section 1 asks pupils to look at a circuit diagram and decide whether the circuit would work before building and testing it. Section 2 asks pupils to drag components on to the screen to build particular circuits.
Material World Interactive
Three online experiments exploring materials: breaking point, keeping cozy and let's rock with image gallery and teachers area. Registration required but resources are good quality and free.
Clean Silent Trains Lesson Plan
This topic uses the context of rail travel to provide a range of learning activities, beginning with an historical setting where pupils are asked to imagine what different types of travel were like before looking at uses of electric motors. Finally pupils are provided with the challenge of running a good rail service using mathematical understanding and logical thinking to develop and evaluate solutions.
Explore Life Without Electricity Video
Dave and Vlad explore a wide variety of gadgets that use electricity and imagine what the world would be like without them. Dave plays a game with Vlad and Kate, teaching them about electrical safety at home.
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.