SYCD: Is There Life?
These resources from the Science Year CD-ROM Is There Life? have a space focus.
The wide-ranging materials include:
• Major resources - the main themed activities for Is There Life?
• Everywhere - science through cross-curricular and whole-school activities
• Explore - a variety of games and quizzes, including popular 'Fun-size' activities
• Engage - reaching outside of the classroom, including interviews with individuals in science-based careers
Please note that this collection of resources was first published in 2001. Ideas about the teaching of science explanations can change over time, and older resources may require repurposing for use in today's classroom.
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These wide-ranging materials include interactive animations and print-based resources focusing on a space theme. The six major resources are: • Planet 10 - a virtual model of our solar system • Secrets of the ice - a practical activity to teach pupils about pollution and environmental change. It is set in the context…
Resources which reach outside of the classroom, including interviews with individuals in science-based careers and a forum for exchange facts and opinions with students in other countries.
These resources explore science through cross-curricular and whole-school activities.
A variety of games and quizzes, including popular 'Fun-size' activities.