Useful websites for the new term

Useful websites for the new term

We've searched the web for exciting classroom ideas

Stuck for ideas? All out of inspiration? Baffled by the challenges of the new term? Don't worry, there is a wealth of websites out there to help you!

Here are a few of our favourite websites for teachers. Share your favourite by emailing planetscience@tinopolis.com and we'll feature it on Planet Science.

Google Earth lessons

Google Earth lessons

Google Earth lessons contains lots of lesson plans built around using Google Earth in the classroom, covering both primary and secondary science. Topics include climate change, population, natural disasters, animal habitats, migration and wind energy.

Earth Cam for Kids

Earth Cam for Kids

Earth Cam for Kids links to various web cams that are child-friendly, fun and educational. With links to lots of cameras focussing on science and nature, there's sure to be something to keep your class entertained! Build a lesson plan around the web cams and ask your pupils to take part in some observational science. Who knows where it could take them?

Teaching Ideas

Teaching Ideas

Teaching Ideas has thousands of free lesson ideas, activities and resources for you to download and use however you like!

The Children's University of Manchester

Childrens University of Manchester

An interactive, online learning resource for Key Stage 2 pupils from The University of Manchester. Topics include energy, the environment, medicines, senses and the human body. Content includes educational games, downloadable resources and video clips.

Sheppard software

Sheppard Software

Sheppard Software design online games to make learning more fun. The online games are free and they're fantastic. The maths games are my particular favourite, especially their take on Pac-Man!

What's your favourite website for teachers for creating lesson plans or using in the classroom? We'd love to hear from you. Email planetscience@tinopolis.com and we'll feature your answer on Planet Science soon.

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