This year children will cover the following science topics:

  • States of Matter
  • Light and Shadows
  • Magnets and Forces
  • Living Things and their Habitats
  • Animals including Humans
  • Parts of Plants

Here are some ideas for science home learning:

If you need some practical, hands on science, have a look at these ideas from the CREST awards, which are simple and easy to resource.

Another favourite website for quick and easy science is Science Sparks. Have a look…

Turning your home into a science lab will delight your children. Here at the Royal Institution: Science, they have all the ideas you will ever need. A series of short films which make it fun, easy and cheap to do science experiments at home with your children.

Celebrity Scientists have been doing their bit in these uncertain times too and the links below take you to some programmes all to do with science.

Professor Brian Cox, Robin Ince & guests

And all things animals and habitats with Steve Backshall live Q and A sessions on Twitter @SteveBackshall or have a look at his web page

Here are some other fab Twitter accounts and websites all about home learning in science. PLEASE DO TRY THESE AT HOME! 

Chester Zoo: @chesterzoo                        
STEM Learning: @STEMlearningUK               home learning
Academy of Natural sciences: @AcadNatSci
Emma Bothma: @MrsBpriSTEM                             Different challenge each day.
Dr Chips: @DrChips_               a daily online lesson
Have fun with science and stay safe.




More useful links:

National Geographic Kids
Activities and quizzes for younger kids.

Mystery Science
Free science lessons

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