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Explorify and developing key skills

Supporting pupils' learning by reinforcing and developing their key skills is vital. How can Explorify help?

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What are the national curriculum expectations for science?

With a plethora of online resources and schemes of work available to primary teachers today, it can be easy to lose sight of exactly what you should be teaching. 

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Getting to grips with inheritance

Inheritance is a topic that many teachers feel a bit anxious teaching about. Read our guide and you might realise that you know a lot more than you thought you did!

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Can outdoor learning help when you return to the classroom?

Robbie Kirkman explores the role that learning science outdoors can play as children return to school.

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Try your new dashboard

Your dashboard now has recommended activities linked to your curriculum and class age. Discover them today!

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Getting to grips with evolution

Teaching about evolution can seem daunting and we worry about handling children’s ideas about this concept. But we’d like to reassure you that you know a lot more perhaps than you realise.

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Top tips: Big Question activities

Working together to plan an investigation will really get your class thinking like scientists!  

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How long does it take for a leaf to rot?

Top tips: What If? activities

A question to make pupils think! Our What If? activities aren't designed for practical investigation, rather a fun way to help children place their ideas and thoughts in new contexts.

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What if plants could move?

Top tips: Odd One Out activities

With these Odd One Out activities, there is no right or wrong answer! Encourage each child to say which is the odd one out for them after a discussion about similarities and differences.  

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Top tips: What's Going On? activities

Encourage children to discuss what's going on in these short, distraction-free videos! You'll find they naturally start to explain their thinking and apply their knowledge in new contexts.

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Top tips: Mystery Bag activities

Encourage your children to use their sense of touch, hearing and smell to work out what's contained in these mystery bags! A tried and tested favourite with teachers, spark curiosity and debate with a selection of everyday objects.

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Top tips: Zoom In, Zoom Out activities

Our popular Zoom In, Zoom Out activities are sure to engage your class! Read our tips on how to get the most from this visually engaging activity.

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Top 5 tips for getting to know your class

Welcome to your new class! We’ve got some tips to help you get to know the children on an individual level but also assess the dynamics and social skills of the class as a whole.  

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Top 5 Tips for taking learning outside!

Need some help taking your classroom outside? We're here to help! 

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Have a scientific Outdoor Classroom Day!

Take your learning outside this Outdoor Classroom Day!

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