News Tagged 'science'

Learning about the Weather

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Recommended Sites for Teachers

Strange and extreme weather conditions around the world have been captured on video and are readily available on several websites. These clips provide an excellent opportunity to engage pupil’s interest and below we have listed our recommendations. The sites are suitable for KS1 and 2 pupils and include a mixture of lesson plans, worksheets, videos, photograph and activities:

Metoffice.gov.uk – Includes ...

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Space Links for Pupils

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If your topic includes studying space there are a wonderful collection  of web sites that may help you:

Nasa Kids’ Club

Nasa Kids' Club web page

The main categories are:

  • Earth
  • Shuttle and Station
  • Solar System
  • Universe
  • Beyond Earth
  • Commercial Space
  • Aeronautics
  • NASA People and History
  • NASA in Your Life
  • Technology

Astronomy for Children

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Teacher Sites for The Earth and Beyond

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There are a variety of inspiring on-line resources available for the subject of space and some of the recommended websites below may well fit into current topics and themes:

A web site about spaceThere are lots of excellent space resources in Teaching Ideas

The

has loads of ideas ...

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SATs Revision

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BBC Bitesize webpageWith SATs only a few weeks away pupils may wish to investigate some of these useful KS2 revision sites:

Bitesize – a whole set of games that may be worth running through between now and taking the SATs.

Tips for surviving SATs

There are 6 free days for Maths Boot Camp available  and also Literacy activities. As ...

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The Bloodhound Project

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A picture of a rocket carBloodhound SCC is project running for schools incorporating practical mathematics, science and literacy into technology. The Bloodhound project is attempting to try to overcome what according to Richard Noble “is the biggest threat today, the failure to inspire British and American pupils to gain a good education in science and engineering.”

Bloodhound is a rocket and jet powered car, superfast and fuel efficient that offers a ...

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