Love of Learning - Science focus
Any children wanting to develop their dream of becoming a scientist in the future then we have these amazing sites that can help towards the 'dream' becoming a reality....
The Association of Science Education (ASE) - lots of fun and exciting lessons that have been designed to do at home
Primary Science Teaching Trust: Science Fun at Home - lots of activities for children to have some fun with science at home
Crest Awards: Home Learning Projects - colourful online booklets describing lots of science investigations suitable for home
Science Bob - watch videos on how to create the perfect slime, make a musical instrument with just a straw or even make an erupting volcano!
STEM Primary Science Demonstrations – lots of science experiments to watch, with some suitable to try out at home.
Online activities and Games*
Sheppard Software Animal Games – a range of engaging interactive games
Sheppards software Early Years animal themed games
The Woodland Trust has a range of suggested activities and materials to support your child in making the most of the natural environment.
Find out about flowers at Exploratorium: Science of Gardening – a closer look at the parts of a flower
Richard Hammonds: Invisible Worlds – a range of slow motion and time lapse videos from “extreme seeds” to “secrets of the hive”
Sheppard Software’s Lifecycles – animated lifecycles of a bird, butterfly and frog
Science Experiments with Dandelions – collect seeds and grow your own dandelions, investigate the purpose of flowers using dandelions, make a dandelion time line.
ExpeRimental from The Royal Institution - a series of short films making it fun and easy to do science experiments at home.
Or try some science experiments with Babble and Dabble: a colourful and engaging presentation with simple experiments and the science behind the experiments explained.
* To enable Adobe Flash Player in Google Chrome
- Type "chrome://settings/content" into the address bar
- Press Enter
- Scroll down contents settings to Flash and select
- Switch the toggle to “Ask First”