Farmvention (when farming meets invention) is a national STEM competition run by the NFU aimed at primary school children launching this September.
National Farmers Union,
Nicola Kitchen shows you how approaching pond-dipping in the right way can lead to children appreciating the real complexity of food chains.
Paul and Robert describe how the gardens can encourage active enquiry and cross-curricular approaches to science.
Paul considers ways of teaching about ecosystems that challenge doing things 'the way we have always done them'.
In this activity children design their own stamps to celebrate a significant development that has impacted upon modern life.
In this activity children learn about different types of soil in the simplest terms and then apply this knowledge to correctly identify soil types.
The problem: Flooded farmland in Bangladesh caused by increased rainfall.
Make links between the UK science curricula and global learning.
Ideas for small things pupils can do to make a difference to their global community and environment.
These images are ideal for stimulating discussion in science topics for students of all ages and for student project work.
Rob Bowker shows how children's perceptions of tropical rainforest developed through their observational drawings.