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Blubber Away!

Enjoy this free practical science lesson with your class and show them how animals have adapted to their environment.

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Celebrate Halloween in your school

Halloween lesson plans, books and poems to celebrate with your little monsters.

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I'm forever blowing bubbles!

Teach your children how to describe the simple physical properties of a variety of everyday materials with this fun and free practical lesson plan!

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Muscle making with balloons!

Teach your children about the different functions of our bones and muscles with this fun practical lesson!

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Switched on Science Launch Week - FREE TOPIC

This week, to celebrate the launch of Switched on Science Second Edition, we're giving away a free topic from Year 1 in which pupils explore their local environment to help them find out more about the plants and animals that live in their locality.

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To Meat or not to Meat

Sue Evans, science coordinator at Phoenix Primary, details a fun outdoor activity for you to try with your pupils. Get them running around neighing like horses or baaing like sheep whilst also learning how to identify a variety of common animals that are carnivores, herbivores and omnivores.

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A Bloody Investigation!

In this blog post Sue Evans, science coordinator at Phoenix Primary, explains how she had fun teaching her class about what's in our blood through a fun practical lesson. 

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The new Programme of Study for science

Thanks to Tara Mawby, Editor of the ASE’s Primary Science Journal for this blog on science in the new National Curriculum. Read more »
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