Seasonal science lessons

Seasonal lesson plans and activites to keep secondary science students engaged on the run-up to the Christmas holidays

Tes Resources Team

Wintery Sky Illustrating Seasonal Science Lessons For KS3 & KS4 Students, Covering Biology, Chemistry & Physics

Make the most of this month's learning opportunities with these one-off lesson and activity ideas

It’s December, which means that the end of the longest term of the academic year is almost upon us! As the holidays approach and your pupils start to get a bit restless, why not keep them engaged with some revision games and seasonal lesson ideas?

Christmas-themed fun

Christmas Science Fun Challenge
Isotopic

Christmas Science Fun Challenge

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A fun science challenge to print out on a single A3 (or A4 for smaller print) for students to complete. Contains elements of biology, chemistry and physics in fun challenges. Total score is 76 with tie breakers on top of this. Suitable for KS3 and KS4. Great end of term activity.
Christmas Science Quiz
kritur

Christmas Science Quiz

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Quiz for the lead up to Christmas, linked to the science curriculum (loosely!) Eg, = It has been worked out that on Christmas Eve, Santa has 32 hours to deliver all the presents. Give a reason why he has longer than a day. = Which gas is most likely to make up the majority of the Star of Bethle...
Periodic table
Cre8tive Resources

Periodic table

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**Science and Christmas Periodic Table Decorations** Why not try something different this Christmas with your scientists and create your own periodic table inspired Christmas decorations/revision cubes... Product Code: SCI/C8F/02 Science KS3 or KS4 Students x 4 Different versions of the activity a...
Christmas science games
SnapshotScience

Christmas science games

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Contains two instruction sheets for fun science activities. The first is a make your own buzzer game which requires the students to apply what they know about electrical circuits. The other is a sleigh race which teaches about forces. For more free teaching resources and ideas for lessons based o...
Science Christmas Activities
sambrown1234

Science Christmas Activities

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A selection of Science Christmas activities on a A3 worksheet that are designed for a class competition. Lots of puzzles (wordsearch, riddles, codes, anagrams etc) and a few Science problems. Includes a easier version and sheet with all the answers. A periodic table is required to work out the codes.
Science Christmas Colouring with Periodic Table
vhilditch

Science Christmas Colouring with Periodic Table

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Resource includes: * 2 A4 colouring pages (design is not revealed until the squares have finished being coloured in) * A periodic table (same as 2019 AQA PT) * Powerpoint containing key for both A4 colouring pages * Excel file showing final versions for each colouring page (provides a template for i...

Science games: revision activity ideas

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...
AQA Trilogy Science revision game
ktbax263

AQA Trilogy Science revision game

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I created a game to help students revise in an engaging way. Majority of columns are designed to have a different topics, so it will become clear to students and teachers where strengths and weaknesses lie.
KS3 Science (Year 8) Taboo Game
wolf3261

KS3 Science (Year 8) Taboo Game

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Collection of 81 Taboo game cards covering keywords from KS3 Year 8 Science. Included is a blank template which can be printed off and given to your students to fill out to build your collection. Cards can be printed double-sided straight from PowerPoint to produce a colourful game card which c...
Connect4 Revision Game 7C Science
mollshaworth

Connect4 Revision Game 7C Science

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60 questions designed to be used for year 7 students and based on the topic of "Muscles and Bones". Two teams/students playing against each other, student answers a question they colour in the question circle, if they get 4 in a row they win a point. Answers can be verbally or written down...