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Energy of an astronaut

Since our mission was to be trained as astronauts, we decided to start from the beginning. We created a mission journal student logbook, in which each student started logging in the events he participated in and taking notes for all the interesting things he was learning during the week and in which ways he was...

Plan your own scheme of work - Jamble

2 different versions of editable schemes of work, supporting the quick planning of lessons.

Practical Action

Practical Action is a development charity which uses simple technology to fight poverty. The learning resources in this collection look at how issues such as climate change and the need for renewable energy can be tackled. The resources contain background information, teachers' packs, classroom activities, stimulus...

Exploration 5-11

This is a list of resources specifically selected to support the Polar Explorer Project. 

Cows in Space

As part of the The Great British Space Dinner competition, celebrity chef, Heston Blumenthal, asks us the question, “Can you take cows into space?”. Heston explains how the weightless environment can cause loss of bone mass, and so calcium will be important in an astronaut’s diet. Heston suggests that a cow in...

Great British Space Food

This video features celebrity chef, Heston Blumenthal, challenging the viewer to design a British themed meal for astronaut Tim Peake to eat on the International Space Station (ISS). The video features some footage of astronaut on the ISS to illustrate the point that the food will have to be eaten in a weightless...

Story of margarine

Booklet about margarine including its ingredients, history, and how its made.

Beans to chocolate (where food comes from)

 

Everyone loves chocolate, but do you know where it come from and how it ends up on the supermarket shelves? Follow the story of fair trade chocolate from bean to bar,...

Living on the veg: a kids' guide to life without meat

 

An exploration of why you may wish to live without meat and how to go about it healthily.

Are you thinking about giving up meat, but don...

Science at work: Plant science

Pictorial, basic experiments and information on soil, food from plants, growing plants and damage to plants.

 

 

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