Home learning 7-9

Exciting and engaging resources to support home learning for ages 7-9

Exciting home activities

Learning doesn't stop at the school gate. Encourage children aged 7-9 to continue learning at home with these exciting resources, carefully curated to support teachers and parents.

Peter Pan has lost his shadow, can you help him find it? How about taking part in an interactive online air resistance experiment or going on a forces treasure hunt? Remember, there's lots to explore, even at home.

Resources

Forces treasure hunt activity

What forces can you spot in the playground or at home? Forces treasure hunt activity with introductory animation and follow up notes.

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Electricity treasure hunt activity

What am I? I save you hours and hours of work by eating all your dust and murk... Animation and electricity-themed treasure hunt activity.

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Air resistance online experiment

Which spinner will take the longest to fall? Animation, interactive activity and worksheets on air resistance.

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Materials treasure hunt activity

What am I? I'm sharp and shiny, I can cut, I'm used for pots and saucepans, but... Animation and materials-themed treasure hunt.

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Galileo Galilei

Find out about Galileo Galilei, the first person to use the scientific method to test theories about gravity and the solar system.

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Ada Lovelace

Explore the amazing life story of Ada Lovelace, have a go at writing your own algorithm and create a science acrostic poem.

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Isaac Newton

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

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Nikola Tesla

Find out about Nikola Tesla and his amazing discoveries about electricity. Presentation and quiz, with creative writing activity.

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The Emperor's new clothes: How the seasons change

Can you help the Emperor find out about the seasons and choose the right clothes for each season? Describe seasonal changes.

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Peter Pan 1: How shadows are formed

Can you make a new shadow for Peter Pan? Investigate whether an opaque, translucent or transparent material will work best.

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Peter Pan 2: Why shadows change size and shape

The crocodile has eaten the clock in Neverland! How will you tell the time? Build a sundial and discover why shadows change size and shape.

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Peter Pan 3: Shadow theatre

Can you use your scientific knowledge to make an exciting shadow puppet show?

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Circuits online experiment

Which circuit will have the brightest bulbs? Animation, online interactive science experiment and supporting worksheets.

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The water cycle online experiment

Online interactive science experiment and supporting worksheet on the water cycle.

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Separating solids online experiment

Online interactive science experiment and supporting worksheet on separating solids.

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Living environments online experiment

Online interactive science experiment and supporting worksheet on life processes and living things.

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Design a guitar activity

Animation, photo slideshow, PowerPoint, skill-builder video and accompanying worksheets on designing a guitar.

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Design a paper spinner activity

Can you design a paper spinner? Animation, photo slideshow, PowerPoint, skill-builder video and accompanying worksheets.

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Design a tower activity

Animation, photo slideshow, PowerPoint, skill-builder video and accompanying worksheets on designing a tower.

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Ready. Steady. Science! (Primary)

A collection of fun and creative science experiences using simple items for ages 4-11.

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