All Science articles – Page 11

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    Amazing world of food: Lesson 1: Where food comes from

    In this lesson children identify food that is imported from other countries and describe where imported food comes from and how far it travels to get there. 

  • Young woman standing on street outside food shop looking at fresh produce on stall.
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    Amazing world of food: Introduction and project map

    An introduction to Carol Read’s Amazing world of food project, including a comprehensive project map with details of lesson aims and skills, language and vocabulary covered in each lesson.

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    Amazing world of animals: Lesson 6: Endangered animals

    March 3rd is World Wildlife Day. Help your students learn more about endangered animals with this project lesson for young learners.

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    Amazing world of animals: Lesson 5: Animal life cycles

    In the fifth lesson of Carol Read’s Amazing world of animals , children learn to recognize that all animals have life cycles, to understand similarities and differences between them, and to identify and describe the life cycles of two animals. Step-by-step teacher’s notes and student worksheets are included.

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    Amazing world of animals: Lesson 4: Food and food chains

    In the fourth lesson of Carol Read’s Amazing world of animals , children learn to recognize the difference between carnivores, omnivores and herbivores, understand the concept of a food chain, and identify and sequence animals and plants in food chains. Step-by-step teacher’s notes and student worksheets are included.

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    Amazing world of animals: Lesson 3: Animal camouflage

    In the third lesson of Carol Read’s Amazing world of animals , children learn to recognize the role of camouflage in animal adaptation and survival, to identify different types of animal camouflage and to observe and describe how animals are camouflaged.

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    Amazing world of animals: Lesson 2: Animal habitats

    In the second lesson of Carol Read’s Amazing world of animals , children learn to recognize that animals live in different habitats, to identify and describe key features of animal habitats and to understand ways in which animals are adapted to live in their habitat. Step-by-step teacher’s notes and student ...

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    Amazing world of animals: Lesson 1: How to classify animals

    In the first lesson of Carol Read’s Amazing world of animals, children learn to recognize the difference between vertebrates and invertebrates, classify animals into groups and identify and describe key features of animals in each group. Step-by-step teacher’s notes and student worksheets are included.

  • Photo of a group of animals, can be from any natural environment, e.g.: jungle, ocean, savannah, etc.
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    Amazing world of animals: Introduction and project map

    An introduction to Carol Read’s Amazing world of animals project, including a comprehensive project map with details of lesson aims and skills, language and vocabulary covered in each lesson.

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    Editorial: Focus on the seasons

    In December’s editorial, Keith Kelly celebrates the seasons in general by highlighting some weather-related worksheets and lesson plans from the CLIL back catalogue.

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    This restless Earth

    Show your students how volcanoes are formed while teaching key subject vocabulary such as magma , lava and crater .

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    Experiments: Magnetic pennies

    A fun Science Museum experiment that gets students thinking about magnets and how they work. The step by step teaching notes and worksheets help teachers and pupils get the most from the experiment and develop language learning skills. The lesson culminates in an open-ended investigation. Key vocabulary and practical teacher’s ...

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    Experiments: Gas from garbage

    This experiment is designed to demonstrate that biomass, especially when stored in warm, damp conditions, produces gas. Step by step teaching notes and worksheets help teachers and pupils get the most from the experiment and develop language learning skills. Pupils are guided through predicting the results and writing up the ...

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    Experiments: Energy Pairs

    This simple experiment reinforces vocabulary and concepts associated with energy. Students match sentences halves to make statements on energy or ‘energy pairs’. Matching and gap-fill activities help students revise and consolidate concepts connected to energy, including renewable and non-renewable sources and how we use energy in our everyday lives. Students ...

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    Experiments: Follow the energy path

    A simple but revealing experiment in which pupils measure and record the temperature of hot water as it cools down in two different containers: one metallic, one ceramic. Matching and word-order activities help students to revise relevant vocabulary. Students then write a report using the past tense. Key vocabulary and ...

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    Experiments: Ear gongs

    In this experiment, pupils see how sounds travel much more effectively through materials such as metal and string than through air. Matching and gap-fill activities help students revise relevant vocabulary and verbs in the imperative. Students then complete a report using present and past tenses. Key vocabulary and practical teacher’s ...

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    Experiments: Conductors and insulators

    Which materials are good conductors and which are good insulators? This experiment uses polystyrene foam, metal, wood, glass and plastic to explore the properties of conductors and insulators. Step by step teaching notes and student worksheets help teachers and students get the most from the experiment and develop language learning ...

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    Experiments: 3D shadows

    In this experiment, pupils learn how to produce the illusion of a 3D shadow using two different coloured light sources and colour-filtered glasses. Matching and gap-fill activities help students revise related vocabulary and prepositional phrases. Students then discuss the outcome of the experiment with a partner and write a report ...

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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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    Our Planet

    A song video and interactive games on the subject of taking care of our planet.