FREE TEACHING RESOURCes
A wealth of resources to support teaching, learning, assessment and subject leadership in primary science.
A scientist just like me
Introducing children to a diverse range of scientists and people who work in science-related jobs
Subject leader support
Support for science subject leaders who want to develop science in their school
Science Curriculum Coverage
Whole school curriculum planning from 2021
Whistlestop Science Weeks
Ready-to-go mini science events to liven up lockdown
Starters for Science
A series of five-minute videos created to support teachers to get started with practical science…
Air Pollution Research
This resource is designed to allow children (ages 9-11/11-14) to investigate atmospheric pollution…
Searching out the best primary science activities
Science for One
Science for One consists of weekly activity sheets to support teachers with providing practical…
Science Fun at Home
The Primary Science Teaching Trust is working with Science Sparks to create activities for children…
Pictures for Talk
Using a picture can be a very good stimulus for children to engage in effective talk in science.
Science at Work
The Primary Science Teaching Trust is working with Spectrum Drama and St. Mary's University to…
Why and How? is for anyone who has an interest in primary science. Our FREE newsletter has been…
The Teacher Assessment in Primary Science (TAPS) project is developing guidance and resources to…
A series of short videos to illustrate practical science activities based on the story of the…
Science & STEM Clubs
Off the shelf resources for running extra-curricular clubs for children, with Children's University…
I bet you didn't know...
Cutting-edge science research can be linked to the primary science curriculum and provides a rich…
City Science Stars
Engaging primary school children in practical science with links to football, other sports and…
Big Jurassic Classroom
Activities to introduce the Jurassic Coast into your classroom for Early Years, KS1 and KS2
An engaging primary school STEM project for upper KS2 children that is easily adapted to suit any…
This project provides family learning sessions in science. Children come to school with a parent,…
Science Reading Challenge
Ideas to help teachers organise a science reading challenge in their school to promote enjoyment of…
Definitions, examples and symbols of different types of scientific enquiry.
Symbols, definitions and examples of scientific enquiry skills which can be developed.
Strategies to encourage higher order thinking in science through dedicated discussion slots.
A community project encouraging the observation of wildlife.
Resources to support climate science education
Using floor books as a strategy for developing, recording and assessing children's understanding of…
Growing Music is a WOMAD Foundation project which brings together music, science and design…
Interactive whiteboard resources for light, sound and matter.
This booklet is designed to be used alongside a set of 12 wooden models - commissioned by the…
Science and History
Delivering science topics and developing enquiry skills through cross-curricular science and…
Six biology and chemistry activities developed by STEMNET for STEM Ambassadors and teachers to use…
Medium term plans to support the work of teachers of pupils with special educational needs in…
Let's Talk Science and Health
The Let’s Talk Science and Health resources provide teachers with a highly interactive set of…
The Science of Colour
The “Creating a Colourful Life” resources were developed for use in both Key Stage 2 and Key Stage…
Nine Bristol primary schools working with Bristol ChemLabS tackled the issue of primary children…
Floorbook examples 1
Examples of children's scientific enquiry skills (working scientifically) recorded in floorbooks.
Floorbook examples 2
Examples of different types of enquiry carried out by children and recorded in floorbooks.
Floorbook examples 3
Examples of formative and summative assessment and pupil progress recorded in floor books.
A summary of the PSTT's free teaching resources linked to science curriculum topics.