Get Ready – Our Top Science Resources of 2019!

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Get Ready for National Science Week - Our Top Science Resources for 2019

Written by Emma (Teach Starter)

There’s never a better time than now to celebrate science and technology with our students. The wonderful world of science can seem like a strange and mysterious one to our young ones, but also an exciting one! What are you teaching in your science lessons in the new school year?

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National Science Week 2019 - Inspiring Young Scientists

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We know teachers are always keen for activities and lessons aimed at exploring the wonders of science! Well, look no further, as we’ve pulled together some of our top downloaded science resources for 2019, just in time for the new school year.


Our Top Science Resources for 2019

We’ve broken these resources into topic groups so that you can find exactly what you’re looking for!

Below, you’ll find the top resources for a range of concepts, as well as some of our favorite videos and activities. Get ready for some scientific fun!


Thinking Like a Scientist

To start your little scientists off on their journey, make sure you review the scientific method! We’ve got just the thing to grab your students’ attention and get them excited about delving into the world of science – our Krazy Kristian’s Science Show!

 

Your students will love following this video along with the Science Experiment – Solid Wood vs Laminate.

Why not spend a few days discussing and practicing how to think like a scientist – your students will be excited and ready to dive into their experiments and lessons!


Earth and Space Sciences

Our Earth and Space Sciences learning area is jam-packed full of interesting activities and lessons that are out of this world!

You’ve particularly loved our Tornado in a Jar Worksheet – and we can’t say we blame you!

Tornado in a Jar - Our Top Science Download for 2019

This fun, interactive activity is sure to be a hit with your class. It can be found with many other amazing resources as part of our Our Place in Space – Unit Plan.

But, that’s not all you loved! Check out some of the most downloaded Earth and Space Sciences resources here:

Be sure to take a look at all our Earth and Space Sciences resources for the following topics:


Matter and Energy Science

Our Matter and Energy learning area is a wonderful place full of Chemistry and Properties and Changes in Matter related activities.

One of our biggest hits for 2019 was the Facts of the Matter – States of Matter Unit Plan – jam-packed with fun lessons for your kids to learn all about solids, liquids, and gases.

 

Facts of the Matter Unit Plan - National Science Week 2019

In fact, you loved this resource so much that many of your top Matter and Energy downloads were part of this fantastic group of resources!


Organisms and Environments Science

SO MANY of the fantastic resources from the Organisms and Environments Science learning area were chosen in our top downloads, we couldn’t possibly list them all! Here are just a few of our favorites, broken up into their topic areas:

Animals

Ecosystems

Plants


Force, Motion and Energy Science

What’s your favorite topic to teach in the Force, Motion and Energy Science learning area? Whether it’s Electricity, Forces, or Light and Sound we’ve got you covered!

Let’s get started with this switched on Simple Circuits Poster, which you’ll find as part of our It’s Electric Unit Plan.

Our Top Science Resources for 2019! - It's Electric

But wait, there’s more…

Before you turn off the lights, make sure to check out these resources which made it to the top of the download charts!


Moon Landing Theme

This wonderful theme ties in with 2019 being the 50 year anniversary of the moon landing.

This space-related theme is a fantastic way for teachers and students to explore everything to do with past space missions, space programs, the way scientists have solved seemingly-impossible challenges, and the future of space exploration.

 

If you are looking for some amazing ‘Space’ themed activities for your students, look no further than Holly’s blog How to Make a Space-themed Invitation to Play (Sensory Play) which details how to make this amazing Sensory Moon-themed Play Station.


Don’t stop there! We have hundreds of downloadable Science Activities and Resources.

Search for your topic today and see what we have in store for you and your little scientists!

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