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Mammal Facts - Species Hub

Information sheets on many British mammals. Also details on which ones are endangered. There are sections on where the creatures are to be found and conservation issues.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

11-14 year olds
The Life Cycle of a Butterfly

A series of pages which examines the process from start to finish. It includes photographs.

Teachers

Partly tablet friendly

11-16 year olds
Exploring the Secret Life of Trees

With large text and clear commentary this animated site explains the parts of a tree and their functions. You need a Flash player.

Teachers, Pupils

Not tablet friendly

7-11 year olds
Electric Heart

An excellent site about the human heart. You can see an animated digram of a heart pumping blood and even try your hand at a heart transplant simulation.

Teachers, Pupils

Partly tablet friendly

11-16 year olds
Beginners' Guide to Molecular Biology

This guide explains about chromosomes, DNA, RNA and a lot more. If you want to know the role and structure of proteins or the biology of a cell, then you should find what you are looking for here.

Pupils

Tablet friendly

14-18 year olds
Neuroscience for Kids

Explore the Nervous System - the brain, spinal cord, the neuron and the senses. Excellent graphics.

Pupils

Tablet friendly

11-18 year olds
Understanding Evolution

Biographies of the founders of Natural Science from Aristotle to Darwin. Some topics such as systematics - the study of phylogency and classification, and also dinosaur discoveries.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

14-18 year olds
Natural Perspective

Dedicated to the beauty and science of nature this image intensive site is organised on the principles of taxonomy or classification. The five kingdoms of living things are illustrated in detail.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

14-18 year olds
The Vegetarian Society of the United Kingdom

As you might imagine the site provides information on vegetarian issues. The health and nutrition section has information on carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals and the like. The virtual schoolroom has a good activity sheet on food chains.

Teachers, Pupils, Parents

Tablet friendly

11-18 year olds
Butterfly Conservation

The education section of this conservation site has some downloadable activities and information about butterflies including their life cycle.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

7-14 year olds
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