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Growing Plants Science Clips

This BBC site examines how plants need water and light to grow and how seeds grow into flowering plants. There is a parts of plants matching activity and a quiz.

Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

3-7 year olds
The Great Plant Hunt

Created by the Royal Botanic Garden at Kew, the Great Plant Hunt develops children's understanding of the natural world and is an ideal free resource to help you teach the primary science curriculum.

Teachers, Pupils

Partly tablet-friendly

5-11 year olds
Understanding Electricity with TwoThirtyVolts

A fresh and funky site with everything you need to know to understand and stay safe around this energy source. Resources for teachers include lesson plans, revision notes, video clips and guides to practical experiments. It's great!

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet-friendly

11-16 year olds
How the Sun and UV Cause Cancer

Find out how to protect your skin in the sun. There is an animation showing you what happens to your skin when it is burnt in the sun.

Teachers, Pupils, Parents

Tablet-friendly

5-11 year olds
Light and Shadows

Find out how a shadow changes when the properties (brightness, position, distance) of a light source are changed. The site is a good teaching aid when used on an IWB. Good for predicting outcomes.

Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

7-11 year olds
BP Educational Service Secondary Resources

A wealth of high quality teaching and learning resources related to science, business and geography. Includes interactive activities, information booklets, teachers' notes, lesson ideas, case studies, animations and more. Superb!

Teachers

Partly tablet-friendly

11-18 year olds
Energise Anything!

Video animations and activities linked to the STEM curriculum for primary or secondary classrooms.

Teachers, Pupils, Parents

Tablet-friendly

5-18 year olds
In the Zone

In the Zone is the Wellcome Trust's initiative inspired by the London 2012 Olympics. It provides a fun, free and fascinating way of using science to discover how our bodies work during sport, activity, movement and rest.

Teachers, Pupils

Partly tablet-friendly

18 year olds
The Learning Zone

Designed especially for children by Oxford University Museum of Natural History, there are lots of fun things to do and learn here. Sections include: Animals, Insects, Rocks, Fossils, Minerals, Funstuff.

Pupils

Partly tablet-friendly

7-14 year olds
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.

Teachers, Pupils, Parents

Tablet-friendly

7-13 year olds
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