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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.

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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.

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7-11 year olds
Primary STEM rescourses

Free teaching resources and classroom activities for primary aged children which include lesson plans, handouts and film clips.

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5-18 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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8-12 year olds
Earth Squad Go!

Earth Squad Go! is a science game where you can explore different habitats and complete challenges about the living world about plants, animals and the human body.

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7-11 year olds
Food for Life

The Food for Life Partnership is a network of schools and communities across England committed to transforming food culture.

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5-11 year olds
Biology of Plants: Plants and Life on Earth

A great site which goes over the basics of plants and their growth including germination, plant parts, how they make their food, pollination and seed dispersal with videos. It is easy to understand.

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7-14 year olds
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