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Earth and Weather

The Ginn Science level five students’ book Earth and Weather was written for students in Year Five (Primary Six) aged 9 to 10 years, and published in 1990. It relates to the content strand Earth and space. With the help of full colour illustrations it provides information about the Earth's orbit around the sun, the...

Earth and Solar System

The Ginn Science topic book Earth and Solar System for students aged 10 and 11 was published in 1991. It is in two main parts. The first part discusses what is known about how the Earth and the life on it has changed, using information from fossil records and study of rocks. The second part concerns space and what...

More About Time and Space

This Nuffield Primary Science book is for use in the the Earth in Space topic. It consists of 11 colourful, and highly illustrated, double-page spreads aimed at students aged 9-12. The book ends with a glossary and index. 

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*Finding out about the stars and planets...

Rabbits

In this Cre8ate maths activity students learn that a simulation is a model of a real situation. Data for the birth rate of rabbits is provided and is used by students to develop their own model to simulate the breeding of rabbits in a field and consider the likely damage to the farmer’s crop. Initially this is done...

Rosetta - primary resource book

The Rosetta spacecraft was sent on a mission to comet 67P Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Part of its mission was to deploy a lander, Philae, on the surface of the comet. This resource is also downloadable in the Welsh Language.

The resource contains seven activities themed around the mission:

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Calculations with hundreds and thousands

This resource, from the Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching, builds on students' previous knowledge of multiplying by powers of 10 to demonstrate how calculations such as 2000 x 300 can be performed accurately. Follow-up exercises provide practice in the skills learned.

Primary technology - using stories from history

Produced by the Association for Science Education (ASE), this book looks at technology from an historical perspective and through a series of engaging stories, each of which is linked with possible design-and-make projects. The stories in the book are:

Children of the Grasses In ancient...

Paper Magic: Folding Polygons

This resource contains step by step illustrated instructions of how to fold a variety of polygons, using A-size paper. The polygons featured include a square, an equilateral triangle, an isosceles triangle, kites, rhombi, a regular pentagon, a regular hexagon and a regular octagon. There are also investigations on...

Grandmother Fish

This illustrated book aims to help young children access the concepts around evolution and natural selection. It takes a look at Charles Darwin’s theory of common descent through sounds and motions that imitate animals, showing how humans are related in form and function to the non-human animals that came before us...

Solar System Image and Information Set

From NASA, this is a set of high quality images and information about the solar system. The set of materials features the Sun, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Earth’s Moon, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto, asteroids, comets, meteors and meteorites, the Kuiper Belt and Oort Cloud, and moons of the solar system...

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