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.
Accu Weather Hurricane Centre - Facts and educational modules all bout Hurricanes from Accuschool.
Ask Dr Universe - You can ask Dr. Universe almost anything! She will go to Washington State University to find out.
Atoms Family - A goulish collection of characters help learn about electricity, energy and conservation.
Build a NASA Nanorover - Build a balloon powered Nano Rover, good intructions from NASA.
Build a Roto-Copter - Print and do activity to build a roto-copter.
Density - Find out about floating and sinking
Eye in the Sky - Information on satelites, learn about the US airforce and even play fun games about airplanes.
Franklin Science Museum - The official site of the Franklin Science Museum.
How does a Kite Fly? - A simple site explaining the history, how they fly and simple instructions to make one.
How Stuff Works - Website that explains how lots of stuff works
Interactive Science - Interactive website about physical processes
Kid Science - Wide range of subjects providing projects and experiments for each.
National Museum Of Photography, Film and Television - The official site for the National Museum Of Photography, Film and Television.
Pitara Eureka - Interesting collection of articles including how Archimedes discovered why things float.
Reekos Science Experiments - Welcome to Reeko's Mad Scientist Lab. Your source of free science experiments for parents, teachers, and children of all ages.
Science for Kids - Sci4Kids is a series of stories about what scientists do at The Agricultural Research Service in the USA
Science for you - Engaging multimedia articles and activites make Science U a great place to learn about science.
Science of Bubbles - Everything you want to know about bubbles is in this great site.
Science Resources - Science resources from Primary Resources.
Sink or Swim - Find out how fish change their buoyancy
The Black Hole Gang - Explore the site to learn about the science adventures of Matt, Wei Ling, Rosa, A.J., and Newton.
Volcano Activity - Interactive game where you can see the different layers to a volcano.
Volcano Crossword - Print the page and complete the crossword.
Volcano Flip Book - Print out and make a flip book of an erupting volcano.
Volcanoes Online - Information and activities about volcanoes.
Yes Mag - Canada's Science Magazine for kids.