Science

There are lots of opportunities to explore Science at home and become a fabulous scientist. Below are a list of links that include Science challenges, NASA games, Science experiments and even Science competitions to enter. Please upload any pictures of your amazing Science work onto the websites or onto your scrapbooks so your teachers can see. 

Spring Science

Spring is here for sure, so just a reminder of a few websites and ideas for spring science. If you are getting outside, please follow the guidance about where and how you can safely go.
 https://www.lookwerelearning.com/spring-science-ideas/
https://inspirationlaboratories.com/the-sunday-showcase-spring-science-ideas-for-kids/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter
https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/science-ks1-ks2-seasonal-changes-behaviour-animals-growth-cycle-plants/zfynvk7
https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/science-ks1-ks2-ivys-plant-workshop-classifying-and-grouping-plants/zh9jvk7

Science experiments at home

Here at the Royal Institution: Science, they have all the ideas you will ever need. A series of short films which make it fun, easy and cheap to do science experiments at home.
https://www.rigb.org/

http://www.sciencefun.org/kidszone/experiments/ - Science experiments that you can do at home!

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/experiments.html - Lots of free hands-on experiments for you to explore and enjoy the world of Science..

https://sciencebob.com/category/experiments/ -  More Science experiments with clear instructions to follow at home

Science challenges

https://www.science-sparks.com/summer-science-challenges/ - Brilliant Science challenges to try out at home or in the garden

https://www.jamesdysonfoundation.co.uk/resources/challenge-cards.html?gclid=EAIaIQobChMImMD11KvK6AIVBbTtCh3yYgI7EAAYAyAAEgJvTfD_BwE – Science challenge cards for you to enjoy! Some based around engineering theme.

Science competitions

https://www.see-science.co.uk/whats-on/competitions/ - Competitions for you to enter based around lots of different Science themes, closing dates vary but lots closing in June!

NASA

NASA have a fantastic Kids Club where you can play games, take part in STEM activities and learn all about Space!

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

You can read stories, test your Mars Rover driving skills and build models. Plus lots, lots more!

Twitter Accounts

Below are some great twitter accounts that are posting daily about Science
Chester Zoo: @chesterzoo                                  www.chesterzoo.org/tozooathome
STEM Learning: @STEMlearningUK                      www.stem.org.uk   home learning
Academy of Natural sciences: @AcadNatSci         www.ansp.org
Emma Bothma: @MrsBpriSTEM                             Different challenge each day.
Dr Chips: @DrChips_                        https://drchips.weebly.com/ a daily online lesson

Have fun with Science and stay safe.

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