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Thinking Science

The questions in the resources aim to provoke thinking and discussion in science lessons to consolidate and extend core curriculum knowledge and understanding.  They can be used as a stand-alone activity and require no preparation, although there is Teacher Guidance to accompany each  set of questions. You can choose to use the questions as a starter, plenary, introduction to a new topic, for consolidation at the end of a topic, or as revision.

Topics include:

  • space
  • energy
  • forces
  • atoms
  • chemicals
  • elements and compounds
  • genetic engineering
  • ecosystems
  • cells and organs
  • disease
  • working scientifically

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