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.
Children revise key learning from across the 'Why You'll Never Catch Smallpox' activities and explore how Jenner's discovery has c
A discussion-based activity comparing the ethics and scientific processes of Dr Jenner's work with those of modern clinical trials.
Children take part in a simulation of a smallpox outbreak and also draw and analyse a graph for a real smallpox outbreak.
Children explore some of the most famous paintings depicting Dr Jenner's revolutionary experiment on James Phipps.
An English-focused activity about the importance of characters in storytelling.
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
Andy Markwick and Kevin Watts explore properties and changes of materials, introducing some ideas for chemistry activities.
TAPS aims to develop support for a valid, reliable and manageable system of primary school science assessment.
Bath Spa University
Bert Nagel shares another interesting and simple adaptation to create something special out of the ordinary.