Knowing about the properties of everyday materials found around us helps us choose the right material for the job.
Online interactive science resources covering a range of science topics.
Activities designed to encourage children to think about the characteristics of a range of animals, including humans.
TAPS aims to develop support for a valid, reliable and manageable system of primary school science assessment.
Bath Spa University
In this activity children identify and compare the suitability of everyday materials for particular uses.
<p>Snap Science is a dynamic, comprehensive programme packed with inspirational resources.</p>
A cartoon story showing the surprising impact of copper in our everyday lives.
Copper Development Association
In this activity children pick from a range of investigations to explore, question and develop their ideas about floating and sinking.
<p>In this activity children learn why currency notes are being replaced with polymer materials and why coins are made of metal.</p>
In this activity children consider what is sand? Why is sand such an important resource? And why is the UN concerned that it might soon run out?
In this activity children will relate animal adaptation to concepts of natural selection and evolution in context of declining elephant populations.
In this activity children use the exciting space mission to understand the concept of orbits and to link this to their understanding of gravity.