Home learning 11-14

Excite your home learners with independent activities for ages 11-14

Independent learning at home

The home can be a place of learning too. Encourage students aged 11-14 to continue learning independently at home with these exciting resources, carefully curated to support teachers and parents.

Take the Periodic table challenge - who can get the highest interactive game score? Or be inspired by the work of Jamie Garcia in her mission to reduce plastics. 

Resources

Ready. Steady. Science! (secondary)

A collection of fun and creative independent science experiences using simple items for ages 11-16.

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Periodic table challenge

A fun and engaging game to teach your students about the periodic table, and elements and their properties.

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Energy from the wind

This resource challenges students to help bp scientists to solve a real-life problem focusing on energy from the wind.

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Climate change

Use these resources to find out more about climate change concepts (deforestation, economic impact and the greenhouse effect).

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Speeding up a reaction

This resource challenges students to help bp scientists to solve a real-life problem focusing on speeding up a reaction.

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What is sound? activity

What is sound? Activities and a video looking at the concept of sound as a longitudinal wave, with supporting activity sheets.

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Microphones and loudspeakers activity

How do microphones and loudspeakers work? Video and supporting activity sheets.

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Absorption and reflection at the theatre

Why does the sound of our voice change in different places? Video and activity sheets.

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Absorption and reflection in oil exploration

How is sound used to find oil and gas underground? Video and activity sheets.

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Jamie Garcia

Discover the story of Jamie Garcia, a modern scientist who discovered a new kind of plastic which is fully recyclable and super strong!

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Marie Curie

Explore Marie Curie's achievements. Presentation, quiz and investigation into the properties of an element.

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Isaac Newton

Find out about Isaac Newton and his achievements. Presentation and quiz.

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Patricia Bath

Find out how Patricia Bath used her understanding of light to help people with cataracts. Presentation, quiz and research activity.

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Resource planner for remote learning (ages 11-16)

A resource planner to help you find the top 30 most popular resources for remote learning, for 11 to 16 year olds.

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