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Fruit Lights

This is one of a set of resources developed to support the teaching of the primary national curriculum. They are designed to support the delivery of key topics within science and design and technology. This resource focusses on the use of fruit to power a light emitting diode (LED).

Did you know that fruit...

Super Sucker: Designing a Machine to Clean up Litter

This resource provides a design and technology project for older primary children. Linking to the topic of electricity, it provides a practical context in which children focus on electric circuits, motors and batteries to build their own mini-vacuum cleaner. The series of four lessons begins by introducing the...

Electricity

Produced by the Hamilton Trust, these resources give details of eight lessons on electricity. This includes lesson plans, practical activities and all student materials. Students begin with revision of simple circuits before gaining lots of hands on experience with symbols, diagrams and incomplete circuits. They...

Circuit Clowns

From the Centre for Science Education, and with support from Shell Education services, these materials help children to learn about electrical circuits in a fun and engaging manner. A variety of electrical circuits are used to make a clown with a nose that lights up and a bow tie that spins. Children use a range of...

Electricity

This resource from Physicists in Primary Schools (PIPS) supports the teaching of electricity at Key Stage Two. A presentation looks at simple circuits, electrical insulators and conductors, use of materials relating to their conductivity and electrical safety. Throughout the presentation there are class experiments...

Electricity: it's electric

Produced by the Hamilton Trust, these resources give details of seven lessons on electricity. This includes lesson plans, practical activities and all student materials. The lessons reinforce students' understanding of simple circuits and the use of symbols to draw them. They go on to investigate which materials...

Weather Art

This resource contains six activities that link to Seasonal Changes, they are designed for use with mixed age groups classes of Year 1 and 2. Activities include:

  • learning about the four seasons through creating a class collage.
  • creating their own ‘wind sock’ and measuring wind direction
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Seasonal Changes

This resource aimed at lower primary level looks at how weather and daylight length change with the different season. It consists of a template for a four seasons disc, which shows four different times in the day and what we may observe at these times during the different seasons. Key vocabulary is provided which...

Seasonal changes: wonderful weather

This resource provides six activities linked to the weather and seasonal changes. Children look at weather forecasts, observe the weather and set up weather stations to record...

Selenia in Homeward Bound

Learn about thermal insulators and changing state in this colourful comic aimed at Key Stage Two. Written to promote enquiry skills in a context, it focuses on planning and carrying out a fair test to investigate which materials are the best insulators.

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