All Science articles – Page 10

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    Electricity

    A lesson plan to teach young learners about electrical circuits and to demonstrate how light bulbs work.

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    Musical instruments and parts of the body

    In this lesson plan, pupils match instruments to the part of the body used to play them, and complete sentences to describe pictures of musicians playing. The worksheet features fun illustrations and helps reinforce vocabulary for musical instruments and parts of the body, as well as the present continuous.

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    Properties of materials

    In this lesson plan, pupils match adjectives such as ’strong’, ’flammable’, ’transparent’ and ’waterproof ’ to their definitions. A chart activity asks them to tick the characteristics of common materials. Gap fill exercises consolidate vocabulary and concepts learnt. Includes project ideas.

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    Marine food chains

    This lesson plan is suitable for pupils already familiar with ecosystems and food chains. Pupils label pictures of sea creatures, compare land food chains with sea food chains and colour a picture of sea creatures according to whether they are producers, primary consumers or secondary consumers. Includes project ideas.

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    Tickcharts, Venn diagrams and grids

    This is the second set of worksheets that accompany Jean Brewster’s introduction to process skills and data-handling. Moving from tickcharts, the easiest type of graphic organizer, to Venn diagrams and grids, this series of exercises enables children to examine the differences and similarities between types of big cat. Includes speaking ...

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    Nutrition: Comparing food

    Students practise comparatives in this information gap activity.

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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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    British English vocabulary lesson: Hospital

    This lesson plan, available at Elementary and Upper intermediate levels, practises vocabulary connected with hospitals.

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    Wild animals: Mammals, reptiles and birds

    In this lesson plan, pupils learn the characteristics of our furry, scaled and feathered friends.

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    Wild animals: Carnivores, herbivores and omnivores

    In this lesson plan, pupils study the different groups of animals according to what they eat.

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    Vertebrates

    A lesson plan to introduce the different types of vertebrates, including amphibians and mammals, and their properties.

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    Invertebrates: Tarantulas

    A lesson plan with some excellent activities to teach students the key characteristics of these carnivorous creatures.

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    Extreme animals

    In this lesson plan, pupils study fascinating animals, from the world’s biggest to the most intelligent.

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    Wild animals: Parts of their bodies

    In this lesson plan, pupils assemble a cut-out to learn the names of wild animals and label the parts of their bodies.

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    Wild animals: Frogs

    This lesson plan introduces the life cycle of frogs and the key characteristics of amphibians.

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    Wild animals: Fish

    In this lesson plan, pupils learn the main characteristics of fish, including the parts of their body, where they live, and what they eat.

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    Marine life

    In this lesson plan, pupils match puzzle pieces, classify marine animals and fill in a chart according to what sea creatures can and can’t do.

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    Herbivores and carnivores

    In this lesson plan, pupils learn about the appearance and eating habits of owls, rabbits, mice and snakes, classifying them according to whether they are herbivores or carnivores.

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    Animal classification

    This lesson plan consolidates the names of animals, the characteristics of mammals and practises using is and isn’t .

  • Photo of children drawing. Ideally, drawing animals.
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    Animal characteristics

    This lesson plan introduces the external characteristics of animals by having pupils complete animal riddles, draw animals and then create new riddles for their partner.