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Switched On Kids

A really good site written especially for children which looks at sources of electricity and, electrical safety round the home. There are worksheets and activities. It works well on an interactive whiteboard.

Teachers, Pupils, Parents

Not tablet friendly

5-11 year olds
Inside DNA

A great website focusing on the latest developments in the world of human genomics. Together with explaining what DNA is, it explains recent scientific findings and provides a forum for debating the issues raised.

Teachers, Pupils

Partly tablet friendly

14-18 year olds
Engage

Support materials and free courses to support the AQA KS3 Science Syllabus. It is gives schools a blueprint to help schools create an outstanding and engaging science curriculum for all students.

Teachers

Tablet friendly

11-16 year olds
Smoking Stinks

Take a tour through the body of a smoker and compare it with a non-smoker to see the effects of tobacco on the body. This works well on an interactive whiteboard.

Pupils

Not tablet friendly

7-14 year olds
Gases, Liquids and Solids

There are two activities, the first where you sort materials into the categories: solids, liquids and gases and the second where you can see evaporation and condensation at work. Works well on an IWB.

Pupils

Not tablet friendly

9-11 year olds
Keeping Warm

Test different materials as insulators. Plot the results of this online experiment on a table. Useful as a class activity on an interactive whiteboard.

Pupils

Not tablet friendly

10-11 year olds
Reversible and Irreversible Changes

See if you can which changes are reversible and irreversible by testing different materials such as ice, eggs, sand and salty water by heating and cooling.

Pupils

Not tablet friendly

10-11 year olds
Life Cycles

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. Works well on an interactive whiteboard.

Pupils

Not tablet friendly

10-11 year olds
Circuits and Conductors

Circuit activities where you can a range of materials to see if you can complete a circuit. See which conduct electricity and which do not. See also how you can change the effect of the power source.

Pupils

Not tablet friendly

7-11 year olds
Friction

Test the results of pushing a car along tracks made of different materials. See which surface creates the most friction.

Pupils

Not tablet friendly

7-11 year olds
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