Science

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    Experiments: Matchbox paddle boat

    In this experiment, pupils learn about the build-up of stored energy and its subsequent release by building a boat powered by an elastic band. Students complete gap-fill and matching exercises practising related vocabulary and the first conditional before placing a sequence of images relating to the experiment in the correct ...

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    Classifying materials

    Is it an animal, plant or mineral? Pupils match the puzzle pieces, fill in a chart and complete sentences to identify the materials used to make everyday objects. Teacher’s notes include ideas for an additional group activity and post-lesson projects.

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    Parts of the body

    Worksheet to consolidate different body parts via a labelling activity and an exercise which gets learners thinking which body parts connect to which.

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    Experiments: Pay-me game

    Students complete exercises on related vocabulary, sentence order and where to use the infinitive / gerund, and design a poster. Key vocabulary and practical teacher’s notes are included.

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    Experiments: Water purifier

    In this experiment, pupils observe how dirty water can become clean using a few simple pieces of equipment. Students complete gap-fill exercises to practise related vocabulary and identify mistakes in a series of images relating to the experiment. Key vocabulary and practical teacher’s notes are included.

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    Experiments: How strong is that wind?

    In this experiment, pupils make a wind monitor from different weights of material. Students find illustrated objects in a wordsearch and understand the strengths of different winds before writing a report on the experiment. Key vocabulary and practical teacher’s notes are included.

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    Experiments: Keeping an ice cube alive

    In this experiment, pupils try to prevent an ice cube from melting by insulating it. Students predict the outcome of the experiments and then record their results in a table. Gap-fill activities help students revise related vocabulary and question words. Key vocabulary and practical teacher’s notes are included.

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    Question loops

    Your pupils will love these easy, fun and effective speaking activities that consolidate knowledge of popular CLIL topics such as animals, the human body and plants.

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    The solar system

    Launch into outer space with these fun and informative worksheets on the solar system. There are resources on planets, the Sun, the Moon and the possibility of life on Mars.

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    Experiments: Shape-shifting slime

    In this experiment, students transform a boring polystyrene cup into something more interesting. Matching and gap-fill activities help students revise related vocabulary and verbs in the imperative. Students then discuss the outcome of the experiment with a partner and write a report using the past tense. Key vocabulary and practical ...

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    The Earth: Air and water

    A lesson plan to teach pupils about the Earth’s atmosphere and hydrosphere.

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    What's in space?

    An activity sheet for children to count the numbers of stars, planets, astronauts and rockets, and then colour the picture.

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    The Sun, the Moon and the Earth

    A worksheet with a labelling and true/false exercise which teaches the relative positions of the Sun, the Moon and planet Earth and the orbits they travel.

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    The solar system: The Sun and the planets

    In this lessson plan, pupils learn the names of the planets, their distinguishing characteristics and their order from the Sun.

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    The solar system: The moon

    In this lesson plan, pupils learn about the moon, including its phases and lunar eclipses.

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    The solar system: The Earth

    A lesson plan that teaches about the movement of the Earth in space, as well as the seasons and day and night.

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    The solar system

    In this lesson plan, pupils learn about the eight planets and other bodies of the solar system through information gap, true/false and card game activities.

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    The Earth: Rotation and revolution

    A lesson plan to explore the Earth’s movements and explain why we have day, night and different seasons.

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    Space crossword

    Pupils fill in the crossword to discover five things you might find in space.

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    Comparing the planets

    In this lesson plan, pupils learn about the planets while practising vocabulary words such as ‘galaxy’ and ‘satellite’ and using commas and decimal points to write numbers as English speakers do. The worksheet also reinforces comparative adjective such as ‘longer’ and ‘hotter’.