One-off summer science lessons

Cross-disciplinary quizzes, investigations and activities to make sure your end-of-term science lessons go off with a bang

Nicola Davison

Fun Secondary Science Resource In Action At End Of Term

Bring an element of fun to your end-of-term biology, chemistry and physics lessons with this collection of topical quizzes and unusual activity ideas

There’s no better time to have some fun in your lessons than at the end of term. So why not refresh the toolkit of classic resources that you usually bring out at this time of year by taking inspiration from this collection? Here we’ve highlighted some of the most popular cross-disciplinary quizzes, games and stand-alone lessons for the delight of both you and your pupils.

Fun quizzes

This end-of-year lesson not only includes rounds on biology, chemistry and physics, but also a fun blind robot challenge requiring pupils to work together. Or, embark upon revision under the guise of a space war with this question game, which also promotes the use of higher order thinking.

KS3 Summer Science Fun Quiz (with blind Robot challenge!)
Paris_the_Penguin

KS3 Summer Science Fun Quiz (with blind Robot challenge!)

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A fun end-of-term lesson which needs no planning and only a little preparation. A PowerPoint presentation includes 3 rounds of questions on Biology, Chemistry and Physics with an extra 'Winner takes all' round - the Blind Robot Challenge. A student instruction sheet is included with the resource (wh...
Question Doom (A question game)
alessio

Question Doom (A question game)

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This PowerPoint game is highly engaging and interactive. Kids of all ages love it and it really encourages learners to use higher order thinking skills. The questions created by the learners are weapons with which each team arms their spaceship... let's the space war begin...

One-off lessons

What could be more fun than bubbles, chocolate and party poppers? Nothing! And that’s undoubtedly why these investigation sheets will be popular with your students. However, if you’re short on time, try using these challenge cards to get classes thinking imaginatively.

For a more independent task, get older pupils playing this cross-disciplinary board game in the style of Articulate.

Bright Idea Challenges
geminiwhizz

Bright Idea Challenges

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A selection of ideas to leave as cover work, end of term challenges or just to get your group thinking! I'm sure you can add to this as the possiblities are endless. We have also printed them out credit card size and then students can select an activity, either blind or chosen.
Complete GCSE Science Revision Game - ARTICULATE!
sophie55_hanson

Complete GCSE Science Revision Game - ARTICULATE!

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This board game is based on the hit title "articulate", with a similar playing style to Taboo! This game was adapted with a focus on Year 11 GCSE Science, with topics from all 3 science disciplines and is applicable to most exam boards. This activity acts as a great revision tool for w...