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Support and resources for teachers and educators in STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and maths). You will need to register to access online and physical resources, online community groups and more.

Teachers

Tablet-friendly

5-18 year olds
Science and Plants for Schools

Fantastic lesson plans and teaching tools for teaching plant science. Great if you are looking for teaching ideas for all ages.

Teachers

Tablet-friendly

4-18 year olds
Ocean Odyssey

The evil Sea Serpent has stolen Mel Scale the mermaid's voice. Your task is to help her get it back by finding out about sources of sound, loudness and pitch. Works well on an interactive whiteboard and is excellent for sound and hearing topic.

Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

7-11 year olds
IET Faraday

The www.ietfaraday.org website offers amazing, free STEM resources for primary and secondary schools including classrooom posters, careers packs, videos, activities and lesson plans.

Teachers

Tablet-friendly

5-18 year olds
BASF Kids' Lab

BASF Kids' Lab is a free interactive chemistry education program for kids aged 6-12 years to discover the world of chemistry through simple and safe experiments. The Virtual Lab is fantastic. Check out if there's a Kids' Lab event near you.

Teachers

Tablet-friendly

6-12 year olds
BASF Virtual Lab

Work your way around the lab trying experiments on the way. You will need to choose equipment and you will be able to observe what happens. A superb resource aimed at fostering an interest in science.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet-friendly

9-12 year olds
Minibeasts

An interactive where you explore the body of a ladybird, an ant and a bee. You can rotate and zoom in on the minibeasts and click on hotspots which explain interesting facts about bees, ants and ladybirds. Brilliant in full-screen mode on an IWB.

Pupils

Tablet-friendly

7-11 year olds
Life Stages

A life stages activity, with audio, where children need to drag and drop various of images into the correct positions on the relevant life stages. It includes life stages of a butterfly, chicken, flower, frog, human and a tree.

Pupils

Tablet-friendly

6-8 year olds
Mission X: Train Like an Astronaut

Train Like an Astronaut is an international challenge for 8 to 12 year olds which focuses on health, science, fitness and nutrition.There are lots of free resources to help educators teach the principles of health and exercise, using a space context.

Teachers

Tablet-friendly

8-12 year olds
Science Museum Classroom Resources

Excellent fun science resources for school or home with step-by-step instructions for teachers, parents and children. The activities section provides excellent ideas for science weeks in schools.

Teachers

Partly tablet-friendly

5-16 year olds
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