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Science - Key Stage 2 (7-11 year olds)

Plants and Animals

Variation Flash

The site looks how living things can be sorted into different groups according to their similarities and differences

Something Fishy Flash

A series of lessons on water and fish including how they differ from other animals. It looks at the features of different animals groups, food chains and the nutritional value of fish.

Animals and Us Flash

Animals and Us is an interactive resource from the RSPCA. There are lots of quizzes, drag and drop activities, videos and interactive stories about animals and their care.

PDSA Education Programme Tablet-friendly

Activities and educational resources produced by the PDSA in the UK which are aimed at promoting responsible pet ownership. There are PetCasts and video clips of PDSA vets and nurses showing how to care for pets.

Chain Reaction Flash

A Flash site from Ecokids about food chains. It provides opportunities for discussion and is clearly presented and illustrated.

Frog Life Cycle Tablet-friendly

An illustrated account of the frog life cycle written with two text levels of difficulty. A non-fiction text resource with photographs.

Life Cycles Flash

Learn the names of the different parts of a flower by taking a flower apart and labelling them. Use the magnifying glass to learn the functions of each part.

Parts of a Flower Flash

A narrated animation of the parts of a flower. Click on the various parts of the flower to see what they do.

The Biology of Plants Tablet-friendly

A great education site for children and young people which covers all stages of the lives of plants from germination to seed dispersal. The illustrations, animations and videos work well on the whiteboard.

Factors affecting Plants Flash

A useful site to revise the structure of a plant. It also looks at how plants need water, light and heat.

Helping Plants Grow Well Flash

An activity where you need to see if you can make the plant grow well by providing warmth and water.

Plant Reproduction Flash

A great site for learning how plants reproduce. Learn the parts of a flower and the role in pollination and how seeds are dispersed. There is an option to download the lesson pack.

Plant Life Cycles Flash

This site has an animation of the life cycle of a plant. You can then do a comprehension exercise on this and a quiz

Life Cycles Flash

Drag and drop activities about the life cycles of plants, frogs and humans. Teacher notes included.

The Life Cycle of a Frog Flash

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.

Microorganisms Flash

Spot the micro-organisms at work in the scene and find out more about each type. Can you sort them into good and bad micro-organisms?

Incomplete and Complete Metamorphosis Flash

Video footage with audio explanation of a caterpillar changing into a butterfly. The presentation can be paused and viewed with text if required. There is also video of a grasshopper shedding its skin.

ARKive Education Tablet-friendly

ARKive is multimedia resource for teachers and educators. It has thousands of downloadable videos and images on a wide range of curriculum topics. The PowerPoint presentations take PowerPoint to another dimension!

Food Chains Flash

A game where you need to find the living things. Learn about food chains and classification diagrams. The terms producers, consumers, prey and predators are explained.

Food Chains Flash

A site which introduces the idea of food chains and explains producers and consumers. There are interactive activities which explore the feeding relationships between living things from a variety of ecosystems.

Variation Flash

Play the variation game. You need to sort these Deadly 60 animals into the different groups, based on their characteristics. Use a branching key to identify the group each animal belongs to.

Food Chains Flash

An interactive lesson on the circular nature of food chains and how the sun affects all plants and animals. It also looks at producers and consumers.