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Fuels

Produced by Rolls-Royce, this resource supports the teaching materials and their properties at Key Stage Two. It looks at irreversible changes and the formation of a new material by burning. Children are asked to consider different types of transport and the fuel that is used to make them work. They also list...

Forces and Air Resistance

Aimed at Key Stage Two this resource, produced by Rolls-Royce contains five activities related to the topic area of forces. Children look at friction, how the force of air resistance affects moving objects, pushing and pulling and directions in which forces act. Each activity includes worksheets and teacher...

Food as Fuel

Produced by Rolls-Royce, this resource aimed at Key Stage Two looks at the importance of food as a fuel for activity and growth and about the importance of an adequate and varied diet. Children are asked to compare the amount of energy different kinds of foods provide and to consider which foods to choose in...

Selenia and the Victorian Adventure *suitable for home teaching*

Learn about the forces of air resistance and gravity in this colourful comic aimed at Key Stage Two. Written to promote scientific enquiry, it includes an air resistance investigation to find which is the best shape and size for a parachute. It also focuses on asking questions that can be investigated...

Solids, Liquids and Gases

This resource aimed at Key Stage Two, links to the topic areas of states of matter and properties and changes of materials. It provides background knowledge for teachers and a range of activities which explore the properties of solids, liquids and gases. It also highlights the problems children encounter when...

National SEA LIFE Centre: Key Stage Two Resources *suitable for home teaching*

This teachers' toolkit and accompanying students' activity sheets, from the National SEA LIFE Centre, provide a set of stimulating lessons for use in the Key Stage Two classroom. Students are encouraged to investigate marine welfare and conservation and focuses on five key areas of the science curriculum:

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An Old Principle Saves Energy *suitable for home teaching*

From Nelson Thornes, this resource helps students studying physics at post-16, A2 level. In this activity students read a short passage, on the workings of a condensing boiler, then answer questions on latent heat and specific heat capacity. The calculations should improve their comprehension and estimation skills...

Education pack: Spring - pollination

These materials, produced by OPAL (Open Air Laboratories), aim to develop an understanding of the importance of pollination in the wider environment. Designed for use in the school grounds or when visiting a wildlife area, they link to the topics of plants and animals in the local environment, life cycles and...

Lookouts Activity 2: Spot the Plant

In this resource aimed at younger primary learners, children learn how to identify and name common plants. The activities contain a thinking walk where children are challenged to find a selection plants by matching them to The Great Plant Hunt Identikit provided. They record details about where they found the...

Growing Crystals

From the Centre for Science Education, and with support from Shell Education services, these materials help children to grow large crystals using salt solution. The crystals take about a week to grow. This activity gives children the opportunity to consider processes such as: * changing materials and that changes...

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