An interactive programme that children can use independently
to work through a series of activities, helping them
to identify habitats, identify and name some of the
organisms that live there, sort minibeasts into their
correct groups and identify the food sources of some
of these animals.
4.2 Good to Eat
A database of foods that children can use to analyse
the nutritional value of what they eat. Pupils compare
two meals of a Manchester United football player and
alter them to try and improve the healthy balance.
4.3 Growing Pains
A drama script for older primary pupils, which explores
what plants need in order to grow. The humorous context
appeals to primary children and makes the teaching points
4.4 I Scream for Ice Cream!
The Science Across the World project provides
a forum for students aged 10 to 17 years to exchange
facts and opinions with students in other countries.
Eating and Drinking Around the World is a new
topic suited to younger pupils. It focuses on the nutritional
aspects of food and looks at links between diet and
health, as well as the social values of different diets.
Teachers' notes and activities to provide children with
opportunities to collect, observe and find out about
slugs, and to consider alternatives to chemical pest
control. Would fit any topic or theme on small invertebrates
4.6 I Have
A quick and fun revision game which helps children to
recognise the scientific words that they should know,
and use correctly in context, by the age of eleven.
4.7 Look Around You
A series of short activities designed to help children
develop their observation skills in the outside classroom.
4.8 Life is Loopy
A quick game, involving the whole class, that reinforces
pupils' knowledge across many aspects of life and living
processes, giving them the opportunity to use scientific
4.9 'Cool and Fun'
Poems written by primary children, selected from the
ASE publication Science is Like a Tub of Ice Cream
- Cool and Fun, to celebrate pupils' individual
reactions to science and science phenomena. Can be used
to stimulate pupils' own poetry writing as part of a