InvestiGATE (Primary)

BPES resources can often be used across different subjects and age groups.

About this Collection

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Investigate is a flexible set of Science resources for teachers of pupils aged 9 to 11 who are soon to make the transition to secondary school, or for teachers of pupils aged 11-12 who have recently made that transition. The focus is on boosting scientific enquiry skills.


Science: Ages 9 to 11

Introduction to Scientific Investigation

Introduction to Scientific Investigation

A short video in which two young presenters visit the Science Museum in London to find out about …


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Introduction to Planning an Experiment

Introduction to Planning an Experiment

Video, interactive quiz and activity sheet about planning a fair test.


Video PDF

Introduction to Obtaining and Presenting Evidence

Introduction to Obtaining and Presenting Evidence

Video, interactive quiz and activity sheet about obtaining and presenting evidence from a fair te…


Video PDF

Introduction to Considering and Evaluating Evidence

Introduction to Considering and Evaluating Evidence

Video, interactive quiz and activity sheet about considering evidence and evaluating evidence fro…


Video PDF

Materials investigation ideas

Materials investigation ideas

A photo story starter in which a group of friends think about how they can use their knowledge of…


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Electricity investigation ideas

Electricity investigation ideas

A photo story starter in which a girl and her friends think about how they can use their knowledge o…


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Forces investigation ideas

Forces investigation ideas

A photo story starter in which a group of friends think about the best way to perform an air resista…


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