Science : Ages 11 to 12 : Working Scientifically

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Secondary Science Resources

Click through for free science resources for secondary teachers and pupils aged 11 to 12 on the topic of Working Scientifically.

Introduction to Scientific Investigation

A short video in which two young presenters visit the Science Museum in London to find out about the importance of science in all our lives, what scientists do and the different types of investigation that they use. The video can be used to introduce a science project or with students who have recently made the transition to secondary school. 


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Introduction to Planning an Experiment

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


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Introduction to Obtaining and Presenting Evidence

Video, interactive quiz and activity sheet about obtaining and presenting evidence from a fair test.


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Introduction to Considering and Evaluating Evidence

Video, interactive quiz and activity sheet about considering evidence and evaluating evidence from a fair test.


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Discussion poster template

Printable PDF discussion poster template which can be adapted to teach any topic.


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Investigative Skills discussion poster

Printable PDF poster for 11-14 year olds which encourages pupils to think about how different kinds of data can be displayed.


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