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.
Arctic Wildlife Portfolio - Excellent collection of photos of Arctic wildlife including birds, mammals and sea mammals
Desert Environments - Online information and activities about desert plants and animals
Food Chains - Interactive activity to create food chains.
Food Chains - Interactive activity about food chains
Fun with Food Webs - Interactive activity about Food Webs
Habitat Match Up - Interactive activity to match animals with their habitats
Habitats - Science clips and a quiz from the BBC
Habitats - Interactive activity about habitats
Habitats Quiz - Interactive quiz about habitats
Interdependence - Interactive whiteboard activities about interdependence
Interdependence and Adaptation - Science clips and a quiz from the BBC
Interdependence and Adaptation Quiz - Interactive quiz about interdendence and adaptation
Kid Explorers - Rain Forest - Lots of activities, online games, videos and colouring pages connected with the Rain Forests.
Ocean Environments - Interactive activity about life in the oceans
Plants and animals in the local environment - Interactive activities about Plants and animals in the local environment from the BBC
Polar Environments - Interactive activities about plants and animals living in polar regions.
Prey and Predators - Interactive activity to identify the prey and predators in a food chain
Reproduction and Extinction - Online information about reproduction and extinction
Rockford's Rock Opera - Online interactive story with music
Savannah Environment - Interactive information and activities about the plants and animals of the savannah.
Sea Games - Interactive activities about the sea.
Temperate Forest Environments - Interactive information and activities about plants and animals in temperate forests
Tropical Rainforest Environment - Interactive information and activities about the plants and animals of the rainforest.
What do animals eat? - Interactive activity to identify what animals eat.
Where do I live? - Match animals to their environments
Wildlife Migration - A global study of wildlife migration.