Science

Links & Resources

Science

STEM activities

These sites offer STEM based activities

https://bpes.bp.com/resources/list/primary

https://www.rasmussen.edu/degrees/education/blog/simple-stem-activities-for-kids/

https://thestemhub.org.uk/index.php/news/news-article/stem-at-home

James Dyson Foundation has 22 challenge cards for STEM activities using materials you may have at home https://www.jamesdysonfoundation.co.uk/resources/challenge-cards.html

STEM activities

Space

California Science Center: https://californiasciencecenter.org/stuck-at-home-science

For the more ambitious: https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/edu/learn/

Kennedy Space station has launched science lessons on Facebook live

NASA have made their entire photo gallery available online and copyright free https://images.nasa.gov/

Look at the surface of Mars: https://accessmars.withgoogle.com/

And see the Saturn 5 rocket https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Qe5RqyMNhc

National Space Centre has a Facebook watch ‘we are stars’ https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=532574760794300

 

Disney ‘Imagineering in a Box’ https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/hass-storytelling/imagineering-in-a-box

https://www.reachoutreporter.com/ has interesting articles which are suitable for older children

Science with Maddie Moate on Youtube – weekdays at 11am

This website has 12 virtual museum tours that your child can access

https://www.travelandleisure.com/attractions/museums-galleries/museums-with-virtual-tours

Glasgow Science Centre has lots of videos you can watch with your child including science investigations – search for them on Youtube – more aimed at older children

National Science Museum has lot of things to do and play https://learning-resources.sciencemuseum.org.uk/

Home science investigations on http://www.sciencefun.org/kidszone/experiments/

Guide Dogs have some great resources and STEM projects https://www.guidedogs.org.uk/resources/learning-resources

Science Bob has lots of science investigations which you can do at home https://sciencebob.com/

Kids Zone have investigations, trivia and jokes http://www.sciencefun.org/kidszone/

Stihl have free worksheets for your children to spot native trees whilst out for a daily walk with you https://blog.stihl.co.uk/10-native-uk-trees-download-your-free-worksheets-here/

Kids In Museums have blogs with activities to keep your children busy https://kidsinmuseums.org.uk/2020/04/start-summer-term-with-a-smile-with-these-10-museum-activities/ or https://kidsinmuseums.org.uk/2020/04/make-time-fly-with-these-fun-museum-activities-for-families/