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Earth Hour, the global movement raising awareness of nature loss and climate change, takes place on Saturday 26th March. WWF has created a new educational activity pack and assembly presentation to help your class celebrate Earth Hour and connect with nature, including activities for class time and home. You can also claim an exclusive Earth Hour certificate for your students and enter our exciting poster competition to win a WWF animal adoption for your class.
Aimed at early years and lower primary this resource contains a selection of word mats displaying keywords and illustrations relating to the weather and the four seasons. It provides an ideal literacy aid / prompt when discussing the seasons. This resource has been provided by Early Learning HQ.
This is a competitive game which tests children’s knowledge of bones, joints and their function. The teacher reads out a statement related to a bone or joint, and children cross off the answer if they have it.
This resource was produced by Genetic Disorders UK, which provides schools with a host of free resources for increasing awareness and understanding of genetic disorders.
A Biotechnology and Biological Science Research Council (BBSRC) resource designed to allow pupils, aged 5 to 12 years, to explore the world of seeds and plant growth.
All the activities can be used to encourage children to care for and appreciate living things and to think about the world around them.
The activities can also be used to encourage children to think about health and safety issues.
The ‘Viruses and Vaccines’ activity resources have been developed by a team of pathologists, creatives and public engagement practitioners to facilitate informed discussions about viruses and vaccines. The collection includes art-science resources, guides to hands-on STEM activities for schools, video interviews and guides, and an FAQs section.
Use these free resources to explore the fascinating world of viruses, and to understand more about the science behind COVID-19, immunity and vaccines. Pathologists are invited to use the resources as a way to open conversations about these topics with the public, and we’re hopeful they will help dispel common myths and misconceptions.
Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire Science Learning Partnership (SLP), trading as Developing Teachers of Science Association (DTSA) covers the entire geographical area including Derby and Nottingham for STEM Learning UK. Our aim is to allow all staff to support students to ensure they are the best that they can be. We are proud to have provided teachers, technicians and other educators with high impact, subject-specific professional development in science and the STEM subjects of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.