All Science articles – Page 12

  • Photo of a school science fair or photo of children working on a school science project.
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    Selections level 5: The science fair gadget

    A story by Ian Thomson about a science fair gadget that gets out of control in the classroom, with a complete lesson plan and worksheets by Adrian Tennant.

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    Experiments: Nails trick

    In this experiment, students attempt to defy gravity by balancing 14 nails on the head of one nail. Matching and gap-fill activities help students revise related vocabulary and verbs in the imperative. Students then write a report of the experiment using the past tense. Key vocabulary and practical teacher's notes ...

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    Small can be very, very strong!

    A worksheet with reading and vocabulary activities on the topic of the strengths of different animals.

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    Experiments: Roller-coaster ride

    In this experiment, students construct a track for marbles to collide on in order to compare the energy stored in a stationary object to the energy of one that is in motion. Matching and gap-fill activities help students revise vocabulary related to movement. Students then complete a table and read ...

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    Experiments: 360-degree periscope

    In this experiment, students build a periscope and explore the effects of mirrors on the passage of light. The accompanying activities practise preposition phrases and writing a scientific report. Students predict the results of the experiment using future tense. Key vocabulary and practical teacher’s notes are included.

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    Experiments: Build a sail-car of the future

    In this experiment, students make a sail-car and learn how to harness the energy from the wind to power it. The accompanying activities practise the first and second conditional and modals of prediction. Students then design their own car of the future and talk about it using the future tense. ...

  • Photo of animals in the ocean.
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    Underneath the Sea

    A song video and interactive games on the topic of the ocean.

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    Experiments: Rocket mice

    This fun experiment reinforces vocabulary and concepts associated with forces. Students make a rocket mouse and learn how to make it fly with the help of a plastic bottle. Matching and gap-fill activities help students revise and consolidate concepts connected to forces. Students then talk about their experiment and write ...

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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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    Did you ever Wonder?

    A song video and interactive games on the subject of inventions.

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    Introducing the planets: Gap-fill game

    Whizz around the planets with this fun information gap-fill game. These activity cards accompany the basic lesson plan on Introducing the planets.

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    Introducing the planets: Basic PowerPoint presentation

    Have fun with your students as they work together to complete this PowerPoint presentation about the planets.

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    The Planets: Advanced PowerPoint presentation template

    This template can be used by students as they develop their own presentations about the solar system. It includes language support.

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    Mother Nature

    A song video and interactive games on the subject of nature.

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    Experiments

    Make your classes go with a bang with these fun experiments from the Science Museum. Using everyday objects, these fun experiments will help deepen your pupil's understanding by encouraging them to become 'hands on' with the science they're learning about.

  • Photo of someone working on osmething, e.g.: a project.
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    Selections level 3: Izzy the inventor

    A story by Helen Douglas about inventions, with a complete lesson plan and worksheets by Adrian Tennant.

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    The water cycle

    Demonstrate to the geography class how the water cycle works while teaching key subject vocabulary such as vapour, droplets, precipitation and condensation.

  • Photo of acid rain or of the water cycle.
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    Geography animations

    These animations and illustrated accompanying worksheets teach secondary students about key CLIL topics in geography: acid rain, the movement of the sea, the water cycle and secondary economic activity.

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    Secondary Economic Activity

    How does the manufacturing industry turn ‘inputs’ and ‘outputs’ into cold, hard cash? Learn all about the systems and stages involved in secondary economic activity in this animation with accompanying language support material.

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    Sea action

    Teach students how load is carried along the sea shore by a process called ‘longshore drift’.