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Sources of Light

Sort the items into those that give us light and those that don't and then find the light sources in various pictures. Highly recommended!

Teachers, Pupils

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5-7 year olds
Torches

Designed for use with an interactive whiteboard this activity has two sets of interactive diagrams of torches that teachers can assemble to demonstrate how a torch works.

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7-11 year olds
Light and Sound

This resource is split into two parts; one part dealing with pitch and the other with the loudness of sound. Experiment through interactive activities how pitch and loudness can be altered. There are comprehensive teacher notes.

Teachers, Pupils

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7-11 year olds
Light Bulb Languages

Hundreds of teaching resources for languages teachers. Choose from French, German, Spanish and Italian.

Teachers

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7-18 year olds
Plants need water and light to grow

Children can label the parts of a plant and carry out a virtual experiment to see that plants need water and light to grow. It is designed for use as a teaching tool with an interactive whiteboard.

Teachers, Pupils

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5-7 year olds
Changing Circuits

An interactive whiteboard teaching activity which looks at the use of switches and how to make lights dimmer and brighter. Good for class discussion and for demonstrating circuit diagrams.

Pupils

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9-11 year olds
Britain from Above

Over 59,000 searchable historical images of Britain taken from 1919 to 1953. You can search by placename, map or year.

Teachers, Pupils

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9-16 year olds
A Vision of Britain Through Time

See how your locality in Britain has changed since 1801 try this site created by Great Britain Historical GIS Project at Portsmouth University. Search by postcode or place name. It includes maps, statistical information and historical descriptions.

Teachers, Pupils

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14-18 year olds
Peep and the Big Wide World

The Peep and the Big Wide World Explorer's Guide offers three teaching units called Light and Colour, Sound, Animals and Plants, The Way Things Move, Shapes and Patterns and Numbers and Measuring.

Pupils, Parents

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5-7 year olds
Shadows

A useful site to demonstrate the concept of shadows with good animations. Excellent for use on an interactive whiteboard too. It looks at how the position of the Sun affects the length of shadows in Summer and Winter.

Teachers, Pupils

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7-11 year olds
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