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.
Changing State - Interactive activity to identify the process that changes the state of a material.
Changing State - Online activity and quiz from the BBC
Changing State - Interactive activity about changing state
Changing State Quiz - Interactive quiz about changing state
Evaporation and Condensation - Interactive activity about evaporation and condensation
Gases - Try these experiments to find out about gas.
Gases around us - Interactive activity and quiz from the BBC
Gases around us Quiz - Interactive quiz about gases
Gases, liquids and solids – Fact Sheets - Online fact sheet about Gases, liquids and solids from the BBC
Heating and Cooling - An interactive activity to learn about the effects of temperature on materials.
Hot Air - Print and do activity where you can hold a paper snake over some hot air.
Keeping Warm - Test how well materials keep water warm then complete the quiz
Limestone - Underground Water System - Interactive activity about limestone underground water system.
Limestone Cave - Interactive activity to label the differen parts of a limestone cave.
Make your own Paper - Information sheet about how to make your own paper.
Melting Metals - Information about melting metals and their uses
More Dissolving Quiz - Online quiz about dissolving
Ralphie's River Journey - Interactive activity to help Ralphie Rat travel down the river by answering some questions about river features.
Reversible and Irreversible Changes - Online activity and quiz from the BBC
Reversible and Irreversible Changes 1 - An interactive activity to learn about reversible and irreversible changes to materials.
Reversible and Irreversible Changes 2 - An interactive activity to learn about reversible and irreversible changes to materials.
Reversible and Irreversible Changes Quiz - Interactive Quiz about changes to materials
Solids and Liquids - Heat and cool different materials then complete the quiz
Solids and Liquids - Interactive activity to name the everyday process.
Solids, liquids and how they can be separated - An activity to assess if children know how solids and liquids behave differently with water.
Solids, Liquids and how they can be Separated Quiz - Interactive quiz about separating materials
Solutions, Mixtures and Compounds - Online information and crossword about solutions, mixtures and compounds
States of Matter - Interactive video about liquids, solids and gases
The Water Cycle - An interactive activity to learn about the water cycle.
Unit 5D. Changing state - Online science resources
Unit 6C. More about dissolving - Online science resources
Volcano Activity - Interactive activity to see the different layers of a volcano.