Subjects - Science

Subject Definition

Science is the study of the world around us to gain knowledge and understanding of how it works. Scientists do this by asking questions and carrying out systematic enquiries.

Useful Websites

 

Primary Science Teaching Trust

https://pstt.org.uk/resources/curriculum-materials/Science-Fun-at-Homet

 

British Science Association

https://primarylibrary.crestawards.org/all-star-challenges/61746949 (For 5-7 year olds)

https://primarylibrary.crestawards.org/all-superstar-challenges/61747644 (For 7-11 year olds)

 

BBC

Terrific Scientific - https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/terrific-scientific/KS2/zryjpg8

Bitesize KS1 - https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/z6svr82

Bitesize KS2 - https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/z2pfb9

 

Explorify on Twitter

https://twitter.com/hashtag/ScienceFromHome

 

Children's University (Year 3-6)

https://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/learning-activities/science/

WOW Science

https://wowscience.co.uk/

CBeebies (EYFS -Year 2)

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/makes/lets-go-club-five-excellent-experiments

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/curations/science-activities

 

Whiz Pop Bang

https://www.whizzpopbang.com/free-resources/

 

Bright Sparks - sign up for an online science club and links to Youtube live streams of investigations

https://www.brightsparksscience.co.uk/online-science-club/?et_fb=1&PageSpeed=off

 

Wow Science

https://wowscience.co.uk/

 

BP Education

https://bpes.bp.com/home-learning

 

Science Kids

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/

 

National Geographic

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/

 

Easy Science for Kids

https://easyscienceforkids.com/

 

How Stuff Works

https://science.howstuffworks.com/

 

Nasa

https://www.nasa.gov/kidsclub/index.html

 

 

Intent

We use the Science Enquiry Cycle to teach procedural knowledge.

Year 4...exploring circuits

Year 4...discovering how muscles contract and relax

Year 6...researching to group and classify

Year 6...researching to group and classify

Implementation

Sports Science Week...Workshops run by Medical Mavericks

Watch the video here called  "Challenge the Champions" to see what we did. Can you spot our school name pop up?

Science Week all about Journeys...this is some of the work in our exhibition. It was entered into a competition with other schools in the city hosted by the University of Wolverhampton.

We held workshops so parents could come and work with their children on the projects.

The Winners Celebration at Wolverhampton University

Visit to the Micro Science Festival all about Forensics at Worcester University

A Visit to the Zoo for Year 2...getting up close to the animals.

Girls in Science...encouraging the next generation of female scientists

Impact

The smiles and concentration say it all. We really enjoy science. We love investigating and are curious to find things out