Within the KS2 Science section the Life Processes and Living Things area helps children to learn about humans and animals. It includes information and interactive activities relating to the human body, keeping healthy and micro organisms. The Life Processes and Living Things area also includes a section on Green Plants with fact sheets, interactive activities and experiments relating to plant life cycles and growing plants. Children can also learn about variation and classification through a series of facts sheets, quizzes and activities about mammals, reptiles, fish, birds, amphibians and food chains.
The Materials area of the KS2 Science section helps children to enhance their understanding of grouping materials and changing materials. It encourages Key Stage 2 learners to carry out activities relating to topics such as soil, solids, gases, liquids and minerals and to test their knowledge through a series of fun quizzes.
Within the Physical Processes area of the KS2 Science section children are able to study forces and motion by learning about magnets & springs, friction and forces in action. They can also help to develop their knowledge of electricity through a range of resources, fact sheets and interactive activities. There is also useful information and fun activities relating to light, sound, the earth, planets and space.
The resources and activities in the KS2 Science section are in an interactive, online, or printable format that brings a differing dynamic to the subject for children studying at Key Stage 2.
About the Earth - Information about the Earth
Amazon Interactive - Learn about the rainforest and the Quichua people who call it home.
Animal Planet Channel - Site from the popular satellite channel.
Astronaut Slide Puzzle - Interactive slide puzzle.
Earth and Space - Interactive whiteboard activities about Earth and Space
Earth Force - If you have ever felt the rumble of an earthquake or seen the eruption of a volcano, you've witnessed EARTHFORCE.
Earth Quiz - Interactive quiz about the Earth.
Earth Sun and Moon - Interactive activities from Channel 4
Earth View - View the earth with different satellites with this interactive web site.
Earth, sun and moon - Interactive activities about Earth, sun and moon from the BBC
Earth, Sun and Moon - Interactive activity and quiz from BBC
Earth, Sun and Moon Quiz - Interactive quiz about the Earth, Sun and Moon
Introduction to the Earth - Information site giving an introduction to the Earth
Is the Earth Flat? - Interactive true or false activity about the Sun, Moon and Earth
Lunar Prospector - Interactive activity where you have to control the space craft into orbit of the moon.
Moon Challenge - Online game to select moon phases
NASA Kids - An excellent web site for children studying the Earth and Space.
Phases of the Moon - Information about the phases of the moon
Reekos Science Experiments - Welcome to Reeko's Mad Scientist Lab. Your source of free science experiments for parents, teachers, and children of all ages.
Solar System - Interactive web site all about the Solar System
The Sea - Explore the sea with this interactive web site - excellent site.
The Earth Quiz - Interactive quiz about the Earth.
The Earth, Sun and Moon - Questions about the earth, sun and moon.
The Savage Earth - An excellent site from PBS which is inconjunction with the programme of the same name.
The Sky - Lots of interactive activities to explore about the sky and beyond.
The Sun, Moon and Earth - Learn how the Sun, Moon and Earth relate to each other.
Unit 5E. Earth, Sun and Moon - Online science resources