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Floating on Water

A lesson which looks at how some external influences can affect the position of things that float on water. Things like this can be difficult to demonstrate in class so this is where a computer simulation like this can come into its own.

Teachers, Pupils

Not tablet friendly

7-14 year olds
Planet Under Pressure

BBC News Online explores our planet's most pressing environmental issues. The site takes a look at six areas where a crisis could be brewing: food, water, energy, climate change, biodiversity and pollution.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

14-18 year olds
The Life Cycle of a Frog

A narrated animation of the life cycle of a frog. There is a short description of each stage which can be read with the sound off option. Great on an interactive whiteboard.

Pupils

Not tablet friendly

5-11 year olds
The Water Family

A colourful, interactive water conservation game. It will help you to learn how not to waste water in your home and garden.

Pupils, Parents

Not tablet friendly

7-14 year olds
Plants need water and light to grow

Children can label the parts of a plant and carry out a virtual experiment to see that plants need water and light to grow. It is designed for use as a teaching tool with an interactive whiteboard.

Teachers, Pupils

Not tablet friendly

5-7 year olds
Rivers

Studying rivers at Key Stage 2? This useful site, with activities to try, looks at the journey of a river.

Pupils

Tablet friendly

7-11 year olds
Growing Plants 2

Activities based round the character Sparky the Alien on growing plants. Children can compare vegetables and fruits, label the parts of a tree, spell the parts of a plant and put life cycle pictures in order.

Pupils

Not tablet friendly

5-7 year olds
GCSE Bitesize - Geography

Don't wait until revision time to see what's on offer on here. Most GCSE and Standard Grade topics are examined: Cities, Coasts, Economic Activity, Ecosystems, Tectonics, Population and Development, Water and Rivers, and Weather and Climate.

Pupils

Partly tablet friendly

14-16 year olds
Minibeasts

A lovely site about minibeasts. Find out about insects and the life cycle of a butterfly. Look carefully at the creatures to match them to the insect key.

Teachers, Pupils

Not tablet friendly

5-7 year olds
Rivers and Coasts

A wonderful site from the BBC which has animated explanations about rivers and coastlines. You can see how their features are formed and how people are affected by them.

Teachers, Pupils, Parents

Tablet friendly

7-14 year olds
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