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Take flight with bird activities!

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Tuesday 13th November 2018

With summer migration over and the autumn arrival of birds from colder climes in full swing, it's a perfect time to explore all things avian! Pick a selection for a week of activities exploring birds and maybe you can round it off with Maddie Moate's practical activity to build a bird feeder. The feathered friends near your school will appreciate this during winter!

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Teaching Primary Science: Getting Started

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Friday 02nd November 2018

Our friends at STEM Learning have designed a free online course all about teaching primary science. It’s packed with practical ideas to inspire curiosity and support scientific enquiry.

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Light up your class with science!

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Friday 02nd November 2018

How dull would Bonfire Night be without fireworks? Fire and light present many directions for a curious mind, so we've collated a series of activities to inspire your class to think like scientists when they see the displays this year. Further afield, BBC Teach has a fantastic Terrific Scientific investigation for you to try all about light. Check them all out here!

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Science in motion

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Friday 19th October 2018

"Forces" is a topic that can be approached from many angles and although you can’t see force, you can certainly see what it does. From a paper plane to the gears of a bicycle it’s a fun thing to explore with your little scientists and we have plenty for you to choose from. Further afield, BBC Teach has a great investigation on motion. So read on and pick a few activities for your class!

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The wind of change

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Friday 05th October 2018

October brings seasonal change and a great opportunity to explore the science of seasons while seeing the change outside your classroom window.

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