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Year 2 Science

 

 

Autumn A – Health and Growth

 

BBC: Health and Growth  -  Interactive activity and quiz about keeping healthy.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/6_7/health_growth.shtml

NGFL Cymru: Healthy Eating  -  A series of interactive whiteboard screens, lesson plans and worksheets.

http://www.ngfl-cymru.org.uk/vtc/healthy_eating/eng/Introduction/default.htm

 

Autumn B – Grouping and Changing Materials


BBC: Sorting and Using Materials  -  Interactive online activity to investigate whether or not materials are waterproof. Also includes a quiz. (Year 1)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/5_6/sorting_using_mate.shtml

BBC: Grouping and Changing Materials  -  Interactive online activity investigating what various item are made from. (Year 2)

BBC: Characteristics of Materials  -   Interactive activity investigating the characteristics of a range of materials. (Year 3)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/7_8/characteristics_materials.shtml

Recycling Glass -  Information and activities for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 related to recycling glass. Free CD-ROM available for schools.

recyclingglass.co.uk 

           

 

Spring A – Forces and Movement

 

BBC: Pushes and Pulls  -  An interactive activity to test pushes and pulls on a rolling object and also an online quiz. (Year 1)

BBC: Forces and Movement  -  An interactivity to test forces and gradients on rolling objects and an online quiz.

 

 

            Spring B – Plants and Animals in the Local Environment

 

Nature Detectives  -  A large range of printable and online resources to help children discover more about nature.

http://www.naturedetectives.org.uk/

 

 

            Summer A – Variation

  

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks1/science/variation/play/ - An interactive variation activity.

 

 

Summer B – Using Electricity

 

 BBC Science Clips: Magnets & Springs  -  An online activity and quiz to support this unit.

Engineering Interact: Magnets  -  Interactive learning activity.

http://www.engineeringinteract.org/resources/parkworldplot/flash/concepts/magneticforces.htm

 

Learning Circuits  -  Flash based activities about electricity and circuits.

Power Up  -  A range of information and activities from EDF Energy.

The Blobz Guides to Electricity Circuits  -  Flash-based information, activities and quizzes.

The Electricity Book  -  From the Birmingham Grid for Learning.

NPower Power Pack  -  A selection of free educational resources to support teaching about energy. With teachers' notes.

 

 

Other

      

Interactive games & teaching resources for KS1     

   http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ks1science.html

      

  Worksheets for all QCA areas

 www.schoolsnet.com