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Ourselves Science Clips

For 5 - 6 year olds, this site looks at differences between living and non-living things, the names of the main body parts of humans and animals and how animals move in different ways.

Pupils

Not tablet friendly

3-7 year olds
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
Glossopedia

A super free children's encyclopedia designed for 7 - 12 year olds from Globio. It is easy to use, it is colourful and there are great images. An added bonus is that there is no advertising on the site.

Pupils

Partly tablet friendly

7-14 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
Exciting Energy

An exciting free science resource for teachers created to enhance learning about energy. There are three interactive online posters which are combined with videos, PowerPoint presentations, online activities and worksheets. Great on IWB.

Teachers

Partly tablet friendly

7-11 year olds
Explore the Solar System

Explore the Solar System through video clips from Wonders of the Solar System and classic BBC TV series. The site contains images, facts and animations too. Suitable also for use in the primary classroom on an IWB.

Teachers, Pupils

Not tablet friendly

11-18 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
Science Skills for 11 to 16's

Students are presented with six challenges drawn from the real-life context of BP's business to develop science skills. Answer questions and solve the challenges with the help of video briefings, interactive experiments and information sheets.

Teachers

Partly tablet friendly

11-16 year olds
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