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? Online experiment, video 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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Science in stories: The Jungle Book

Can you help Mowgli find out how sounds are made and how we hear them? Investigate vibrations and discover how our ears hear sounds.

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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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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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Isaac Newton

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

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Becky Schroeder

Becky Schroeder was just a child when she invented a fluorescent sheet which lets you read in the dark. Discover her incredible story.

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Mary Anning

She sells seashells on the seashore... Discover the amazing life of Mary Anning and write your own tongue twister like the one she inspired.

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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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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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Stephen Hawking

Take students on a journey through Stephen Hawking's life and achievements using a presentation, inspiring story starters and a quiz.

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Science in stories: Peter Pan

Peter Pan has inspired children to dream, to play and to stand up to evil. See how this story can inspire childrens to learn about science.

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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: starter video and worksheets

Where does rain come from? Resources to stimulate discussion and support an investigation.

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Separating solids: starter video and worksheets

How can we separate solids? Resources to stimulate discussion and support an investigation.

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Living environments: starter video and worksheets

How are living things suited to the environment? Resources to stimulate discussion and support an investigation.

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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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Science Talks: Earth and space

Find out about the Sun, the Earth and the other planets in our solar system, take the quiz and talk about the science with family at home.

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Changing environments

How do human changes to the environment affect other living things, including moths and frogs? Video and activities.

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Fossil card activities

Resource containing two fossil-based card matching activities, and a quiz activity sheet.

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Grouping rocks activities

How are rocks made? Information cards, which students can use to categorise rock samples or to complete a worksheet.

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Resource planners (primary)

Resource planners guide you through all the content on the bp educational service website for the specified age group.

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