All Science articles – Page 7

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    Charles Darwin

    Did you know that Charles Darwin was the grandson of the prestigious china maker Josiah Wedgwood, or that he planned to become a doctor but instead chose to study theology? In this lesson plan, students learn about this famed naturalist, his voyages around the globe, and his theory that shook ...

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    Nutrition: Integrated Skills CLIL Lesson

    You are what you eat. In this lesson, students are encouraged to talk about the kinds of food they eat, and the nutritional value of their diets. The food pyramid is given as a guide for healthy eating. Contains reading, speaking, listening and writing exercises as well as a collaborative ...

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    Introduction to Science: Integrated Skills CLIL Lesson

    This illustrated lesson introduces students to the study of science in English. The first part asks what ’things’ are made of? In the second part, students carry out experiments. Includes vocabulary and listening activities.

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    Compare the Planets

    This lesson plan contains a pairwork activity in which students compare the characteristics of Mercury and Saturn using adverbs of degree.

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    The right thing

    In this lesson plan, students work in pairs to discuss some of the problems in the developing world and identify possible solutions.

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    Inventions

    Who invented the teabag? When was the paperclip invented? Which invention might you find in a kitchen and a church? This series of activities gets students in teams to find out the answers to these questions while learning all sorts of fascinating facts! A follow-up activity focuses on past tenses ...

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    Computers: Integrated Skills CLIL Lesson

    In this lesson plan, a reading text introduces students to the components of a computer and includes a computer diagram to label and a listening exercise narrates the history of computing. Useful phrases for when talking about computers, effective reading and writing tips, vocabulary builder exercises and three project ideas ...

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    Cause and effect: Geography

    Keith Kelly looks at examples of the language of cause and effect from the area of geography, covering verb phrases, noun phrases and connectors, such as adverbs and conjunctions.

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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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    The Earth: Air and water

    A lesson plan to teach pupils about the Earth’s atmosphere and hydrosphere.

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    What's in space?

    An activity sheet for children to count the numbers of stars, planets, astronauts and rockets, and then colour the picture.

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    The Sun, the Moon and the Earth

    A worksheet with a labelling and true/false exercise which teaches the relative positions of the Sun, the Moon and planet Earth and the orbits they travel.

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    The solar system: The Sun and the planets

    In this lessson plan, pupils learn the names of the planets, their distinguishing characteristics and their order from the Sun.

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    The solar system: The moon

    In this lesson plan, pupils learn about the moon, including its phases and lunar eclipses.

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    The solar system: The Earth

    A lesson plan that teaches about the movement of the Earth in space, as well as the seasons and day and night.

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    The solar system

    In this lesson plan, pupils learn about the eight planets and other bodies of the solar system through information gap, true/false and card game activities.

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    The Earth: Rotation and revolution

    A lesson plan to explore the Earth’s movements and explain why we have day, night and different seasons.

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    Space crossword

    Pupils fill in the crossword to discover five things you might find in space.

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    Comparing the planets

    In this lesson plan, pupils learn about the planets while practising vocabulary words such as ‘galaxy’ and ‘satellite’ and using commas and decimal points to write numbers as English speakers do. The worksheet also reinforces comparative adjective such as ‘longer’ and ‘hotter’.

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    Blast off!

    Find out what’s shooting through space and then colour the picture in this fun Science Museum activity sheet.