Resources

Websites


Books


Loan Boxes


Activity Ideas


Misc.


 

Websites


I’m A Scientist. Working Scientifically. KS2. Website

A free online event where school students meet and interact with scientists.


Books


Let’s Talk About Evolution. Evolution & inheritance. KS2. Website

Read my review here.


Loan Boxes


UCL Animals and biodiversity. KS1 & KS2. Email: educationofficer@ucl.ac.uk

FREE – From fossils to butterflies, including coral, feathers and skeletons from the Grant Museum of Zoology, the box provides a great introduction to the animal world. The pack has a huge range of lesson plans covering Moving and Growing; Habitats and Adaptations; Food Chains; Teeth and Eating and Ourselves.


Linnean Society. Classification, Life cycles, Plants & Habitats. KS1 & KS2. Website

There are 4 different loan kits available for up to half a term at a time.


Royal Microscope Society. Biology, Chemisty, Physics. KS1 & KS2. Website

8 microscopes, 1 digital camera, worksheets for six sessions, other resources including petri dishes and samples to investigate.


Activity Ideas


Science Museum. Physics & Chemistry. EYFS, KS1 & KS2. Website

A free database of activities, videos and games with tips, tools and demos for teachers


Opal. Biology & Environment. KS1 & KS2. Website

These free packs are created for use in woodland and some need access to particular habitats, such as ponds, but there are also activities that would work in any outdoor setting or even a large indoor space.


Misc.


Grow Your Own Potatoes. Biology. KS1 & KS2. Website

Potato growing kit; lesson plans for 12 lessons; worksheets, PowerPoint presentations, factsheets, recipes, video clips and games.


 

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