All Science articles – Page 4

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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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    Measuring: Science

    Keith Kelly looks at examples of the language of measuring in science, covering structures including adjectives and adverbs, nouns and word formation.

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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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    Classification: Science

    Keith Kelly looks at examples of the language of classification from the area of science, covering structures such as verb phrases, noun phrases and linking phrases.

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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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    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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    The Weather And The Four Seasons

    A lesson plan for pupils to use the present continuous to describe the weather and practise vocabulary for the months, the seasons and clothes.

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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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    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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    Live from London: The economy

    Onestopenglish visits the Houses of Parliament to find out whether locals and tourists are worried about the world's economic situation.

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    Live from London: Art

    We went to Trafalgar Square to find out what tourists and visitors of the National Gallery had to say about art.

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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.