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.
All about space - Online resources about space
Basic Types of Light - Online activity where you will find out the explanation of different types of light.
Black Magic - An activity that you would do to discover colours within the colour black.
Colour Matters - Lots of information and links to do with colour.
Dynamo Science Lab - Interactive site with activities and information about science.
Energy Quest - Energy education from the Californian Energy Commission.
Exploring Shadows - Interactive whiteboard activity about shadows
How the eye works - Interactive activity about how we see
How we see things - Science clips and a quiz from the BBC
Light and Shadows - Looking at light sources and shadows of objects.
Light and Shadows - Interactive activity and quiz from BBC
Light and Shadows Quiz - Interactive quiz about light and shadows
Light Clipart - Clipart about light.
Light Sources - Activity to see what objects are light sources.
National Museum Of Photography, Film and Television - The official site for the National Museum Of Photography, Film and Television.
Science Resources - Science resources from Primary Resources.
Shadow shapes - Discover what shadows can tell us about light.
Shadows - Interactive whiteboard activities about shadows
Sources of Light - Interactive whiteboard activities about light
Spectral Colours - Prinatable activity explaining how to make a Newton disc.
Sundials - Learn how sundials can be used to tell the time
Transparent, Translucent or Opaque - Interactive activity to decide which of the objects are translucent, transparent or opaque.
Volcano Flip Book - Print out and make a flip book of an erupting volcano.
What gives light? - Sort the objects according to whether they give light or do not give light.