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.
British Trees - A excellent site which gives you lots of information and pictures of trees in Britain.
Factors affecting plants - Interactive activities about plant growth
Flowering Plant Clipart - Clipart of flowering plants
Flowering Plant Reproduction - Information and interactive activities about plant reproduction
Flowering Plants - Whiteboard activity about plants and life cycles
Great Plant Escape - Help Detective Le Plant and his partners Bud and Sprout unlock the amazing mysteries of plant life.
Grow You Own Grub - Imformative site looking at how to grow healthy food in school - Well worth a look.
Helping plants grow - Interactive activities about helping plants grow from the BBC
Helping plants grow – Fact Sheets - Online fact sheet about helping plants grow from the BBC
Helping Plants Grow Well - Interactive activity about plants from Channel 4
Helping plants grow well - Science clips and a quiz from the BBC
Helping Plants Grow Well Quiz - Interactive quiz about plants
How much water does a plant need? - Activity to do with children to determine how much water a plant needs.
How plants use water - Science experiments to try
Kindergarden - An introduction to plants for children
Lichens - Interactive activities about lichens
Life Cycle - Science clips and a quiz from the BBC
Parts of a Plant - Interactive activities about the parts of a plant
Plant Life - Interactive activities about plants
Plant Life Cycles - Interactive activities about plant life cycles
Plant Life Cycles - Interactive activity about life cycles
Plant Reproduction - Whiteboard activity about plant reproduction
Plants - BBC factsheet covering the life cycle of a planet. Includes information and tests.
Plants - Clipart of Plants.
Plants - Interactive activities to learn about plants
Plants - Online information about plants
Plants - Printable worksheets to label plants
Plants and Our Environment - An simple, but informative site explaining everything you need to know about plants.
Plants as Food - Interactive activity to identify which part of a plant is eaten.
Plants in Peril Quiz - Online quiz about different plants that are in danger.
Power Plants - Interactive activity where you can create different virtual plant structures.
Salt, soil and seeds. - Find out how salt in the soil affects plant growth.
Seeds - Online pictures of seeds
The Great Plant Hunt - Join the big school plant project
The Life Cycle of Plants - Information about the life cycle of plants
The Life Cycle of Plants - Interactive revision activities about plant life cycles
The Parts of a Plant – Function - Interactive activity to select what the parts of a plant does.
Unit 3B – Helping plants grow well - Online science resources
What do plants need? - PowerPoint presentation about the parts of a plant