Materials may be natural or man-made. They may exist as solids, liquids and gases, and as a mixture of states.
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.
Teaching resources, videos and fun activities for pupils aged 5 to 18. Bring the wild to your classroom with ARKive Education!
A short article based on an extract from Topics in Safety, Topic 17 (Electricity), which is freely available to Association for Science Education (
ASE Health and Safety Group
Alan J. Hesse
Alan explores the ideas that began to shape Darwin's theories as he sailed up the west coast of South America on his way to the Galapagos Isla
Andy Markwick and Kevin Watts explore properties and changes of materials, introducing some ideas for chemistry activities.
Angela explains how Kew is encouraging primary school children to explore Darwin's big ideas and take part in real science research through th
Anjana describes the relationship between fossils and evolution and how this will be celebrated at this year's annual Fossil Festival: 'E
Anjana K. Ford
TAPS aims to develop support for a valid, reliable and manageable system of primary school science assessment.
Bath Spa University
Bert Nagel explores how, using just drinking straws and staples, you can make wands that produce beautiful soap bubbles.