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Minibeast trackers

In this session children use their senses to look, listen and touch their way around their outdoor space - encouraging a sense of curiosity that could lead to adventures and imaginative play.

This lesson enables students to:

  • Treat animals in the environment with care and sensitivity
  • ...

Flying fruit

Using a huge wall map of the world, flower pots, compost and videos, children find out everything there is to know about the fruit they eat. They investigate where their fruit has travelled from, and what transport was used getting it to the UK. Children explore the different parts of fruit and compare the seeds of...

STEM learning: primary - autumn 2015

The Primary STEM Learning Autumn magazine is an excellent read for Primary Schools Teachers. Articles include, spooky STEM activities to do for Halloween, how to incorporate science into mathematics and English lessons, and everything you will need to know about British astronaut Tim Peake blasting off into Space...

ESAG Guidance on Buying and Using Published Schemes of Work

Schools often use a published scheme of work to teach the new curriculum. There is a wide range of published schemes of work to support delivery of the National Curriculum in Science containing excellent resources and teaching ideas.

This resource provides a checklist for schools to use when considering...

Assessment in Science Guidelines

This resources provides advice on assessment in science following the removal of the system of using levels report on progress and attainment from September 2014. From this date, schools will have the flexibility to use approaches that work for their students and circumstances, without being constrained by a single...

Making a Difference to Professional Practice

The National STEM Learning Centre and Network supports the teaching and learning of science, design and technology, computing, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education in schools and colleges throughout the United Kingdom, from primary level to post-16.

We enable educators and partner organisations to...

Magic Box

A set of magic tricks/simple experiments have been put together in a text-based booklet by Planet Science; these are designed for primary age students to entertain their friends and family. The science behind each trick is given.

Investigating Energy

The aim of the Investigating Energy booklet was to present curriculum-led contexts for investigations into energy conservation. The booklet also reviews the resources available, at the time, for Key Stages One to Three.

At Key Stage One and Two, this resource gives ideas for routes into energy conservation...

Adventurers Activity 1: Thinking Walk

Aimed at early years, this resource provides an opportunity to discover the colours found in nature. Children follow instructions to make a collecting bag then go on a thinking walk in the school grounds or local park collecting colourful items they find. A ‘daisy band’ is provided so children can match colours...

Brilliant Bodies (Ages 4-5)

Aimed at Foundation Stage and Key Stage One, this resource contains lessons on naming different body parts, recognising similarities and differences between human bodies, and the importance of exercise for humans.

Linked to the topic of animals, including humans, the lessons are introduced by the character...


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