Posts Categorised: Science Week

Science Week lesson ideas

Here's where you'll find all of our easy-prep Science Week lesson ideas. Why not give them a go and let us know how you get on? Lesson 1 – Find a bug! Go outdoors to find a brilliant bug. Collect it gently using a pooter or plastic tub. Can you find out its name? Whose...

Science Week lesson plan: Chocolate structures (EYFS/KS1/KS2)

Demonstrate how to use melted chocolate to ‘weld’ together edible items to create super-yummy chocolate structures. Resources Lots of chocolate in all shapes, sizes and types Marshmallows, cereal hoops and other small food items Reusable, metal water bottles Hand-hot water Show Add hand-hot water to the metal bottle and put the lid on firmly. Hold the edge of a...

Science Week lesson plan: Floating flowers (KS1/KS2)

Demonstrate this simple but amazing blooming flower, science activity before letting the children have a go themselves. Resources Floating flower template (provided) Saucer Water Scissors Other resources including variety of paper types, liquids and craft materials Timer (optional) Show Cut out a flower carefully from the template provided. Fold each of the petals inwards....

Celebrate Science Week with our free lesson plans and challenges!

British Science Week is just around the corner, with this year’s celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) taking place from 11-20 March. People of all ages will be organising and taking part in events across the UK, so to help you get involved, we’ll be producing free, daily lesson plans and challenges...