Materials may be natural or man-made. They may exist as solids, liquids and gases, and as a mixture of states.
Online interactive science resources covering a range of science topics.
Knowing about the properties of everyday materials found around us helps us choose the right material for the job.
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.
In this outdoor activity children investigate nests, researching how and where birds build them.They then go onto build and test their own nest design
In this activity children will become Bone Detectives, looking at skulls to see what they tell them about animals places on the food chain and diet.
<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 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 pick from a range of investigations to explore, question and develop their ideas about floating and sinking.