Energising Futures Primary Resources
The Energising Futures programme is designed to specifically increase young people’s understanding and enjoyment of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. Lots of great free primary school resources!
A truly amazing download which combines satellite imagery, maps and terrain to let you view the world's geography at the click of a mouse. Fly to your address or now you can even view the night sky. It can help children understand what a map view is.
DK Find Out
A fantastic primary encyclopedia type site from Dorling Kindersley. Find out about dinosaurs, space, animals, nature and more. Fun learning activities for kids with videos, quizzes and galleries.
A fantastic site packed with information about geography and free teaching resources. Fun things to make to help children understand geography.
Owl and Mouse Interactive Maps
Free good quality maps, to print out, of countries and every continent of the world. Excellent interactive maps where you roll over the countries to see country names and capital cities.
A useful explanation about volcanoes from BBC Bitesize. It includes footage of erupting volcanoes and animations with explanatory information.
A super idea if you are studying rainforests. This website shows how to make a 3D model of a rainforest in a shoebox.
Great pictures of some of the wonderful animals which live in the rainforest. The concise facts on some of them is ideal for primary aged children.
Super interactive maps on the Eurozone: European countries, capitals, flags, regions, metropolitan areas, monarchies, battles, mountains, lakes, seas, rivers, islands, peninsulas, ports, straits and volcanoes. IWB friendly.
Practical Action Schools
Free STEM resources for teachers include lesson plans, PowerPoints, activities, posters, challenges, images, videos and games all set around global issues including energy, climate change and disaster risk reduction.