All Science articles – Page 2

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    Comparisons: Science

    Keith Kelly looks at examples of the language of comparison from the area of science, covering grammatical patterns and structures, useful verbal phrases and specific prefixes.

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    Atoms, elements and compounds

    More than 80 vocabulary words, including definitions and contextual sentences.

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    Solar system

    More than 80 vocabulary words, from planetary bodies to gases, with definitions and contextual sentences.

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    Living organisms

    Nearly 100 biology vocabulary words, from anatomical terms to cell vocabulary, with definitions and contextual sentences.

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    Light and sound

    More than 100 words, from basic vocabulary to advanced terminology, with definitions and example sentences.

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    Health and safety

    This comprehensive wordlist contains more than 100 health and safety vocabulary words, from carbon monoxide to tetanus, with definitions and example sentences.

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    Amazing world of food: Lesson 5: Processed food

    In the fifth lesson of Carol Read’s Amazing world of food, children learn to recognize the differences between natural and processed food, identify processed food that is good and bad for you and design a flow chart to show how food is processed. Step-by-step teacher’s notes and student worksheets are ...

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    Pathology of vision: Everyday problems

    In this lesson plan, students first consider the process of refocusing the eye and why motion sickness happens. In pairs, students examine diagrams of myopia and hyperopia and describe what causes it. Key terms are provided in a Useful language box. A gap-fill text focuses on conjunctivitis and introduces terms ...

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    Amazing world of food: Lesson 4: Our sense of taste

    In the fourth lesson of Carol Read’s Amazing world of food , children learn to understand the role of taste buds, identify four basic tastes and relate them to different parts of our tongue, and carry out a tasting experiment. Step-by-step teacher’s notes and student worksheets 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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    Amazing world of food: Lesson 3: Fruit and vegetables

    In the third lesson of Carol Read’s Amazing world of food , children learn to identify and describe different types of fruit based on climate and parts of plants where vegetables are from. They then design a leaflet to promote eating fruit and vegetables. Step-by-step teacher’s notes and student worksheets ...

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    Amazing world of food: Lesson 2: The food pyramid

    In the second lesson of Carol Read’s Amazing world of food , children learn to identify and describe food groups and what you need to eat to have a healthy, balanced diet, recognize and understand the role of nutrients in food, and plan a healthy picnic. Step-by-step teacher’s notes and ...

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    Editorial: Focus on food

    In January’s editorial, Keith Kelly heralds the launch of Carol Read’s Amazing world of food with a tasty-looking selection of resources.  

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    Is the car of tomorrow here today?

    A reading worksheet on what hybrid cars are and how they work. Student exercises focus on comprehension and discussion.

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    Dictionary skills: Science and technology

    A dictionary skills lesson by Tim Bowen about science and technology. Learners practice using dictionaries to check meaning and for vocabulary development.

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    The Natural World - Teacher's Notes: Introduction

    These teaching notes set out the learning objectives for The Natural World and give ideas for lead-in activities.

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    The Natural World: A Horror Story

    A screen-by-screen guide through the Horror Story zone including learning objectives, routes through the material, wordlist, audio script and helpful websites for teachers and students.

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    How an Engine Works

    Show your students how a petrol engine really works in this set of resources.

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    Hydrogen Power

    Students learn how hydrogen could one day be made and stored as a source of electricity.

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    Fuel Cells

    Show the class how atoms and electrons interact to produce two sources of energy: electricity and water.