Teaching resources - Science - Primary

< Go back to all primary teaching resources Find teaching resources, lesson plans and worksheets for KS1 and KS2 level English pupils. Scroll down to search resources by key stage.

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Find teaching resources, lesson plans and worksheets for KS1 and KS2 level English pupils. Scroll down to search resources by key stage.

Links go to both general educational websites and individual resources to be used for planning lessons or demonstrating to pupils. All resources are free, but you may need to sign up to the website to access some of them.

Key stage 1

TES - KS1 science resources

Free learning resources for Primary teachers including lesson plans, activities, games, teaching ideas, classroom resources and worksheets.

BBC - Primary science zone

Games, videos and resources for pupils, parents and teachers for science learning from the BBC.

TES - Resource - Two year rolling programme

A key stage 1 rolling programme with some good ideas to adapt for your own classes.

TES - Resource - My body

This resource can be used as a lesson plan and contains worksheets for students to label parts of the body and a body to cut out for pupils to put back together.

TES - Resource - Materials investigation workbook

A series of investigations sheets put together as a workbook to complement a circus of science activities in the classroom.

Key stages 1 and 2

Teachers TV - Video - Science lessons for primaries

Seven lesson starts for use in class, which can be played on interactive whiteboards. Each starter introduces a different science topic through documentary or drama.

Primary resources - Science

Plenty of science resources and lesson ideas from primaryresources.co.uk

BBC - Video - Science clips

Lots of useful clips covering a range of science topics and broken down into easy-to-navigate sections.

Science Museum - Resources - Experience science

A range of great teaching resources that can be incorporated into lessons from the Science Museum.

TES - Resource - Science investigation cards

Ideas for fun science challenges and investigations for both key stage 1 and 2 level pupils.

Key stage 2

TES - KS2 science resources

Free learning resources for Primary teachers including lesson plans, activities, games, teaching ideas, classroom resources and worksheets.

BBC - KS2 science resources

Objectives and teaching activities to support KS2 science from the BBC.

TES - Resource - Habitats

A fun and informative powerpoint presentation with descriptions of how animals are suited to their habitat and why animals chose particular habitats.

TES - Resource - Forces display poster

KS2 posters for the classroom revising key points of magnets, gravity, air resistance, forces & friction.

General

Fresher schools - Website - Random name selector

The random name selector makes sure that every pupil has an equal chance of being selected – and no one can afford to switch off!

What are your top teaching resources for key stages 1 and 2 English? Add them to the comments section below.

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