Web 2.0 Science Tools By Laura Turner The following web2.0 sites would be useful for science educators at the high school and middle school level. Some would also be appropriate for higher elementary grade levels. The Earth and Beyond Welcome to The Earth and Beyond Hello, my name is Tim O'Brien. I'm an astronomer working at The University of Manchester's Jodrell Bank Observatory. As an astronomer my job is to try and understand how the universe works and my main interest is why some stars explode - more about this later! I also get to visit lots of schools and share amazing facts with children and teachers about the Sun, Earth and Moon, the stars and planets, and the Universe as we know it!
www.physicscentral.com/explore/einstein/index.cfm A New World View A New World View is a tribute to the World Year of Physics 2005. The artists designed A New World View to challenge and inspire today's children to build on the science of the past and be a part of the science of the future. Einstein's Miracle Year Fun Sites for Primary Pupils - Science General Sites BBC Science Clips 36 interactive resources linked to the QCA Scheme of Work for Science - ideal for use with an interactive whiteboard. Life Processes and Living Things The Great Plant Escape Help Detective LePlant and his partners Bud and Sprout unlock the amazing mysteries of plant life! They will need your help to find clues, do experiments, and solve problems as you journey into the world of plants.
Jamie's Ministry of Food "I want to inspire you to get in the kitchen and cook meals for yourself and your family from scratch, whether you're a complete beginner or a good cook who likes simplicity. With some basic skills under your belt and a handful of recipes, you'll be able to prepare nutritious meals on any budget." Jamie Oliver Phantom island, Treasure maps A research team on board Australia’s Marine National Facility research vessel, Southern Surveyor, have made an unusual discovery: an island that isn’t there. We rely on maps all the time. Street directories and websites such as Google Maps help us to find our way around unfamiliar places, and help prevent us getting lost. Healthy Eating Welcome to the Healthy eating module for children aged 5-8 years. This module supports primary school children learning about healthy eating, as depicted by the eatwell plate and is comprised of a comprehensive Teachers' Guide and three Key Facts; Key Fact 1 - Food is a basic requirement for life; Key fact 2 - People choose different types of food; Key Fact 3 - We all need to eat a variety and balance of food to stay healthy, as depicted in the eatwell plate. The Key Facts are the key messages and skills children need to know and ensure that children's learning is coherent and progressive.
Activities for Elementary, Middle-School and High School Students Featured Certified Science Playlists PowerMyLearning Playlists let educators select and sequence fun science activities, and then assign them to students based on individual needs. Customize your own Playlist or choose a Certified Playlist created by our team of experienced K-12 educators.
KS1 Science © 3913.co.uk The clues are the names of the adult animals, the correct answers are the name of their young. © v2vtraining.co.uk A three part sorting activity based around animals. Sort either animals and plants, animals with or without legs and how animals move. This is a quiz to support the understanding of adult and young animals. 15 multiple choice questions with built in answer checking.