Resources

7th September 2007 at 01:00

Book Why is Snot Green? The Science Museum Question and Answer Book by Glenn Murphy (Macmillan pound;4.99). A wonderfully funny book that deals with difficult questions children ask, written as a monologue between children and adults.

Resource Sunflower learning multimedia for science: Biology Suite. (pound;70 per suite for site licence. Free demo at www.sunflowerlearning.com). Eight different sections featuring cells, digestion, circulation, enzymes, osmosis. It allows you to convert pictures to diagrams, so children see what to draw when using microscopes. Also has a data analyser program for more able students to extend their learning.

Website: igs.indiana.edugeology rocksrockCycleActivities index.cfm Fantastic interactive site for teaching the rock cycle. Excellent experiments, the Cooling Crystals in the igneous section is a good way for children to remember the different sizes of crystals formed when cooled slowly and quickly.

Helen Waddington teaches science at Unity College in Burnley

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