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Science Kids

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Science Kids - Bringing Science & Technology TogetherScience for Kids

Science Kids is the home of science & technology on the Internet for children around the world.

Learn more about the amazing world of science by enjoying our fun science experiments, cool facts, online games, free activities, ideas, lesson plans, photos, quizzes, videos & science fair projects. Click on the links below:


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Primary Liaison - Distillation Activities

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Check what you have learned in your classes with Mr Ringrose by having a go at the activities below:

Activity 1

Please try this <a href="images/template/43/click-here.swf">Flash Clip</a>

Questions:

  1. True or false - distillation is a 'separating technique'?
  2. What is the Bunsen burner for?
  3. What happens to the liquid in the flask?
  4. What happens to the temperature on the thermometer?
  5. Where does a gas turn into a liquid?

Activity 2

Click the right button on your mouse and select 'Play' to get this to work: Please try this <a href="images/template/43/click-here.swf">Flash Clip</a>

Activity 3

Please try this <a href="images/template/43/click-here.swf">Flash Clip</a>

 

Darwin's Footsteps

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Darwin's footsteps image

2009 is the 200th anniversary of the birth of one of the greatest scientists that ever lived. To find out who he was and what he did, click on the link below:

Darwin's Footsteps

The game follows the journey of Charles Darwin around the world with a series of mini-challenges and information about his discoveries.

 

The Great Plant Hunt

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The Great Plant Hunt

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew have produced a series of Darwin-inspired activities for primary schools. The activities in the Darwin Treasure Chest - designed for the classroom, online and in the great outdoors - include exploring habitats, collecting seeds and growing plants.

Launch the Great Plant Hunt

 

Every Journey Counts

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Every journey counts image

This game allows up to five players make a series of choices about how they will make journeys over the course of a year.

Each choice has an associated cost in time, money and an amount of CO2 produced.

The aim of the game is to accumulate the smallest numbers in any of the three areas. To begin the game click on the link below:

Start Game

 

E.ON Energy Town

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Energy Town (7-11 year olds)

Welcome to Energy Town where you can find out where energy comes from, how to be energy efficient and why saving energy is so important. Explore Energy Town by clicking on the areas on the map.

Launch game

 

The Water Family website

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A fun new website, available in both English and Welsh, designed to get the whole family involved in water conservation around the home.  Design your own family, and challenge them to make decisions about water use, to win virtual prizes for their house.

Launch Game

 

The Haunted House - How does your body move?

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Enter Bone's and Harry's Haunted House for 7-9 year old studying 'Moving and Growing'. There are lots of little tasks, quizzes and mini games to bone-up on the skeleton, joints and invertebrates v vertebrates.

Launch game

 

Chemicroc

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ChemiCroc is a great website aimed at primary children. Professor ChemiCroc is here to help you with your chemistry

The 'About Chemicals' section is simple and informative and the 'Activities' section provides a number of engaging games and activities for children from Year 1 to Year 6. In "Chaos in the Warehouse" watch out for the big spider!

Launch Chemicroc

 

Young Science Investigators - Our Environment

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Young Science Investigators: Our Environment

This new activity from BP helps pupils aged 7-11 learn about their environment while developing their investigative science skills. This new resource includes a colourful A1 Climate Change poster, four science experiments with worksheets, and stickers and stencils for more classroom fun. The animations focus on key science skills and include multiple choice quizzes to reinforce learning!

Launch Activity

 

Young Science Investigators online experiments

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Young Science Investigators online experiments

This resource comprises 12 online science experiments. Young Science Investigators helps pupils aged 7 - 11 learn about electricity, energy and life processes, protecting the environment, living things in their environment, micro-organisms, rocks, materials, forces and friction, and energy. The resource includes audio hints and tips for differentiation, photos showing real-world usage of the science covered, and video clips to demonstrate principles.

Launch Experiments

 

A Day Full of Energy interactive boardgame

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A Day Full of Energy interactive boardgame

This online version is ideal for use with an interactive whiteboard and includes a boardgame, a story area and comprehensive guidance for teachers. The game can be used as a stand-alone resource, or as a fun follow-up to the A Day Full of Energy resource pack and poster set. Questions are colour-coded by Science curriculum area, and the teacher's notes include instructions, questions and answers, background information and facts, as well as a variety of methods to play the game.

Launch Interactive Board Game

 

Wallace & Gromit's Cracking Ideas Game

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Wallace holding a saw and Gromit writing in a notepad

Wallace is working on a top-secret new contraption, but it needs a few finishing touches. Can you help Gromit collect the missing pieces and complete their latest work of genius? Use the arrow buttons on your keyboard to control the Invention Suspension, and hit the space bar to deploy the magnet. To rotate, use the Z and X keys. Steady on, Gromit!

Launch game

A screenshot of Wallace & Gromit's new online Flash game

 

Upload your idea to one of the monthly Eureka Challenges Wallace & Gromit set you every month and you could win a prize for this month's challenge! Click on the nose below to find out more:

  Please try this <a href="images/template/43/click-here.swf">Flash Clip</a>