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Check out the links to help you with your studies of KS2 Science, KS3 Science and the separate sciences - Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Geology. You should find plenty here to help you with school projects, homework and your own interest. While every care is taken to check the links shown on this page, I can accept no responsibility for any problem encountered in visiting them. They have all been seen by me but, apart from the pages that the links point, to I cannot verify the suitability of other pages or any links from the pages. I don't think you've much to worry about but if uncertain stick to the BBC :-). Always remember to keep your personal information confidential and tell an adult if you encounter anything that concerns you. Let me know if you have any problems with these links and I'll sort it out. If you find any good sites then let me know and I will add more links.
 

SPACE
ANIMALS
PLANTS

NASA Kids Homepage
Loads of stuff about NASA and Space with games to play as well.

BBC Space Pages
There's enough on these pages for projects on the planets as well as the other things in our solar system. The jigsaw puzzle is fun and helps you learn about the planets, moons and all the things we've sent up into space to investigate our solar system.

Hubble Space Telescope Gallery
Lots of photos taken by the telescope of planets, stars and much more.

BBC KS2 Earth, Sun and Moon
Interactive tests.

Astronomy Picture of the Day
A new picture each day with an explanation plus access to the archives of photographs. Don't forget to click on the picture to see it in all its glory.

Constellations
The constellation song, with details of constellations in the Northern and Southern hemispheres. From the US website IScience Mate. Lots of other useful information in interesting formats here.

BBC Animal Pages
Excellent quality like all the pages on the BBC website - a great place to look for information about animals.

Planet Arkive
Lots of interest for 7-11 year olds who want to find out more about animals and plants and how they live together. Older people may want to start of a the Arkive website.

UK Safari
Site for anyone interested in UK wildlife and countryside.

The yuckiest site on the internet
Need I say more? Grotty facts about us, animals and science with games to play.

Stag beetles for everyone
Everything you might want to know about these fascinating animals.

Knutsford Ornithological Society
This has a great soundfile section to hear the birds you are studying.

RSPB
The site for birds. Check out the guides section for lots of good facts for projects on birds and garden wildlife as well as how to get more wildlife into your garden.

BBC - KS2 Interdependence and adaptation
Interactive look at plants and animals, how they rely on each other and how they are adapted to live where they do.

BBC - KS2 Life Cycles
Interactive tests on plant and animal reproduction.

BBC - KS2 Habitats
Interactive tests on habitats and the relationships between the plants and the animals in them.

Stag Beetle Helpline
If you are lucky enough to live in an area where this strange insect is found, go to the site and help provide information that will help in the research into the lifecycle of stag beetles.

What's this caterpillar?
Lots of photographs to help you identify them. You can even email photos or help with identification.

Animal Diversity Web
Great site from the University of Michigan on classification - lots of pictures and information.

Natural History Museum
Games, information and much more on animals, plants, dinosaurs and earth science.

Young People's Trust for the Environment
Useful resources on animals and the environment with facts about secific things like acid rain all set out in a clear easy to read way.

Climbers and Creepers
Kew's interactive website about plants for 3 - 6 yr olds.

UK Safari
Site for anyone interested in UK wildlife and countryside.

BBC - KS2 Interdependence and adaptation
Interactive look at plants and animals and how they rely on each other.

BBC - KS2 Life Cycles
Interactive tests on plant and animal reproduction.

BBC - KS2 Habitats
Interactive tests on habitats and the relationships between the plants and the animals in them.

BBC - KS2 Helping Plants Grow Well
Interactive material on what plants need to grow well.

Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
Downloads and information on the work being done at Kew and Wakehurst Place.

Trees and Shrubs
Gives more information on a tree or shrub.
. If you don't know what you've got try here.

Nature Detectives
Lots of games and activities from the Woodland Trust. Register to make the most of the site. Join in with their surveys.

ELECTRICITY
PRACTICAL SCIENCE
CHEMISTRY

Learning Circuits
Find out about electrical circuits at the website with activities and quizzes.

BBC KS2 Changing Circuits
Interactive look at electical circuits and components.

BBC KS2 Circuits and Conductors
Interactive look at electical circuits and materials that conduct electricity.

Power Up
Celldric and his cat Eddison take you on a tour of all things electrical.

Remember to check with an adult to see if it is safe and sensible to carry out a practical experiment. Never work on your own unless an adult has checked what you are about to do and is happy about this.

Funology
This site has lots of fun and interesting facts, games and activities related to science.

Kid Science
For those who want to do some practical science at home. It's an american site but the ideas look good - give them a try.

Hunkin's Experiments
Weird and wonderful ideas for practical experiements and tricks all in cartoon drawings.

Reeko's Mad Scientist
Free science experiments and projects site. American.

Creative Chemistry
A great site to grow into. If you're mad on chemistry now then have a look. It will be more useful as you start Key stage 3 work in senior school and should help with GCSE and A level revision. Bookmark it for future use and tell your older friends and relatives about it.

BBC KS2 Reversible and Irreversible Changes
Interactive tests on the topic.

Doc Brown's Chemistry Clinic
Quizzes and much much more for KS3 and older students.

GENERAL SCIENCE
LIGHT
HOMEWORK + REVISION

Andy Darvill's Science Site
Another one for KS3 & 4. Try the online quizzes.

The Open Door Website
Set up by science teachers in a french bilingual school. Primary students could try the quizzes in the biology section. Older students will find lots of useful facts.

Planet Science under 11's
Interesting facts and activities for under 11's. Older people can follow this link and go to the homepage for activities suitable for KS3 all the way up to those preparing to teach science. Scroll down the page to find the links to the activities and ideas for practical work.

The yuckiest site on the internet
Need I say more? Grotty facts about us, animals and science with games to play.

Schoolscience
Resources - mainly for KS3 and
above.

Molecular Expressions
Yet another one for KS3 & 4. Starting out in the Universe you come step by step closer to the Earth until you are looking into cells then molecules and then atoms. There is a section on student activities that you may want to look at if you are searching for a practical investigation to carry out on light and optics.

BBC KS2 How we see things
Interactive tests on light and sight.

BBC KS2 Light and Shadows
Interactives on light and how shadows are formed.

 

Homework Elephant
Stuck for a website to help with your homework - try this one - it's got loads of links.

Yahooligans Science
See if you can find the information on these pages and if not Ask Earl.

BBC Revisewise Science KS2
Prepare for your SATS tests or brush up for your school tests and exams.

BBC Bitesize Science KS3
Prepare for your SATS tests or brush up for your school tests and exams.

BBC GCSE Bitesize
Prepare for your SATS tests or brush up for your school tests and exams.

FORCES
MICROBES
SOUND

BBC KS2 Forces in Action
Interactive tests on forces and what they can do.

BBC KS2 Friction
Interactive tests on the force of friction and what it does to moving things.

BBC KS2 Magnets and Springs
Interactives on the forces of springs and magnets and how we use them.

BBC KS2 Microbes
Interactive tests on microbes and what they do.
BBC KS2 Changing Sounds
Interactive tests on sound and the ways it can be changed.
MATERIALS AND THEIR PROPERTIES
HEALTH, MOVEMENT AND GROWTH
EARTH SCIENCE

BBC KS2 Gases Around Us
Interactive tests on gases.

BBC KS2 Changing State
Interactive tests on solids, liquids and gases and how they can change from one form (state) to another.

BBC KS2 Solids and Liquids
Interactive tests on freezing and melting and the properties of solids and liquids.

BBC KS2 Keeping Warm
Interactive tests on thermal insulators and conductors..

BBC KS2 Characteristics of Materials
Interactives on materials and why they are used for different purposes depending on their properties.

BBC KS2 Keeping Healthy
Interactive tests on exercise and diet to keep a healthy body.

BBC KS2 Moving and Growing
Interactive materials on how things move and how the skeleton helps.

BBC KS2 Teeth and Eating
Interactive materials on teeth and how they differ in carnivores, herbivores and omnivores.

KidsHealth
Lots of information on the workings of the body and how to keep it healthy.

BBC KS2 Rocks and Soil
Interactive activities on soil and rock and how they have different properties.

Earth Science Picture of the Day
A new picture each day with notes about it plus the chance to browse through the archives. Don't forget to click on the picture to see it in all its glory.

AGI Earth Science World Image Bank
Superb photographs in galleries from minerals to volcanoes and space.

Earth As Art
Fantastic satellite pictures of parts of the Earth. Choose your continent and see what's available.

Build a Volcano
Natural History Museum activity with links to other sites.

TECHNOLOGY
ENERGY
 

How Stuff Works
Tells you the background to just about anything you would use.

Making the Modern World
Science Museum site putting technological advances into their historical context. Lots of good contemporay photographs.

Yes I know light, sound and electricity are forms of energy but this is a general thing on it.

Think Energy
British Gas site with lots of stuff for all ages.

Energy Quest
Loads of information and activities all to do with energy and guidance on how to save it.

Energy Facts
Part of the US Department of Energy website. Useful facts about types of energy and what energy is used for.

 

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