Tag Archives: Science

Do you have a good idea for bringing science alive in schools, but need some funding to make it happen?

Taken from The Royal Society website (royalsociety.org/Partnership/): The latest round of the Partnership Grants scheme is now closed. The next round will open on 6 September 2010 and close on 5 November 2010. Maybe you’re a teacher with a great idea for a … Continue reading

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Light and dark websites

I have recently had cause to find some KS1 websites on the theme of light and dark – there are some fab ones out there! Here is a selection: http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/5_6/light_dark.shtml http://www.ngfl-cymru.org.uk/vtc/Phase2delivery/Wales/Science/Keystage1/Physicalprocess/Light/Introduction/pop.htm http://www2.bgfl.org/bgfl2/custom/resources_ftp/client_ftp/ks1/science/colour_and_light/index.cfm http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/gamesactivities/lightdark.html Always useful to know… Tweet This Post

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Time for Phun

There are a number of on-screen physics simulators that can be used to discover properties of materials.  Learners can use the computer to investigate the way things move and inter-react, generating questions and providing the means to find answers.  Using this … Continue reading

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700 free whiteboard resources

Dear Steve, Today, we’ve launched a new collection of free online whiteboard resources.  They are from our Absorb courseware, and offer a wide range of simulations, animations and models across secondary school science, D&T and mathematics. You’ll find these resources … Continue reading

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Celestia

Celestia is a (free!) 3D space simulation, that enables you to virtually navigate around the solar system and beyond. You can travel at different speeds, zoom in and out and view information about the planets, stars and constellations. There is … Continue reading

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