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Science: A STEM Approach – 4th Class Online Resources

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Living Things I Energy and Forces I Materials I Earth and the Environment
 
Unit Lesson Page Link Description
Living Things 1 4

Google EarthTM

Living Things 1 4

YouTube video—The Ecosystem | Educational Video for Kids

Living Things 1 4

kids.mongabay.com—Picture gallery: rainforests

Living Things 1 4

MindMup—Online mind mapping

Living Things   4

Ask A Biologist—I Spy an Ecosystem!

Living Things   5

Daintree Rainforest

Living Things 2 7

poemhunter—The Cassowary 

Living Things 2 7

Video - Curious Cassowary facts - Replacement TBC

Living Things   8

cassowaryrecoveryteam—The Southern Cassowary

Living Things 3 10

PBS Learning Media—NOVA | Decomposers

Living Things 3 10

Sheppard Software—Parts of the Food Chain (Producers/Consumers...) (QR code page13)

Living Things 3 16

Decomposers, producers and consumers  game -  URL page 13 - Replacement TBC

Living Things 4 16

Video - Cassowary Mission - Replacement TBC

Living Things 4 16

 Cassowary research website - Replacement TBC

Living Things 4 16

YouTube video—A very close look at a cassowary chick (QR code page 19)

Living Things 4 16

YouTube video—Cassowary and Chick (QR code page 19)

Living Things 4 16

YouTube video—Life Cycle of a Butterfly

Living Things 4 16

Daintree Rainforest fauna website - Replacement TBC

Living Things 4 16

The life cycle of a cassowary - Replacement TBC

Living Things 5 21

Information about the cassowary plum - Replacement TBC

Living Things 5 21

Life cycle of a tomato - Replacement TBC

Living Things 5 21

Video - Why do Plants make Fruit - Replacement TBC

Living Things 5 21

Cassowary plum tree at different stages - Replacement TBC

Living Things 5 21

More information about diet of the cassowary - Replacement TBC

Living Things 6 25

YouTube video—Where the Forest Meets the Sea (1987)

Living Things 6 25

YouTube video—Daintree Rainforest Conservation

Living Things 6 25

Research websites linked to QR code - Page 27 - Replacement TBC

Living Things 6 25 Research websites linked to QR code - Page 27 - Replacement TBC
Living Things 6 25 Research websites linked to QR code - Page 27 - Replacement TBC
Living Things Project 31

YouTube video—Where the Forest Meets the Sea – a Digital Media Production of the Book by Jeannie Baker

Living Things Project 33

Weebly—Create A Website (Create an account)

Living Things Project 33

Pupils login - Replacement TBC

Living Things Project 33

mongabay—The Amazon Rainforest: The World's Largest Rainforest

Energy and Forces 1 44

Angry Birds game - Replacement TBC

Energy and Forces 1 44

YouTube video—How to make a Catapult Simple and Basic

Energy and Forces 1 44

Interactive game for revision of push and pull forces - Replacement TBC

Energy and Forces 2 48

stem.org.uk video—Forces – Pushes, Pulls and Friction

Energy and Forces 2 48

Video - Friction - Replacement TBC

Energy and Forces 2 48

YouTube video—Friction: Crash Course Physics #6

Energy and Forces 3 53

YouTube video—Best Idea Ever!

Energy and Forces 3 53

YouTube video—Defining Gravity: Crash Course Kids #4.1

Energy and Forces 4 58

YouTube video—How to Demonstrate Air Resistance | Science Projects

Energy and Forces 4 58

YouTube video—Teachers TV: Air Resistance

Energy and Forces 5 62

YouTube video—Magnetism Experiment

Energy and Forces 5 62

Videos about magnets and magnetic fields - Replacement TBC

Energy and Forces 6 65

Victoria State Government—Electrostatics: A non-contact force

Energy and Forces 6 65

YouTube video—9 Awesome Science Tricks Using Static Electricity!

Energy and forces 6 66

sciencemadesimple—Learn More About Static Electricity? (Materials affected)

Energy and forces Project 75

YouTube video—Plan 9 From Outer Space UFO Montage

Energy and Forces Project 75

YouTube video—Floating Magnets

Materials 2 88

cartoonstock—Environmental Issues

Materials 2 88

Wool video - Replacement TBC

Materials 2 88

NCES Kids' Zone—Create A Graph

Materials 2 88

Learn About Wool—Properties of wool PDF

Materials 3 93

cartoonstock—Polyester Candy

Materials 3 93

Science article - Which gym clothes trap the most body odour - Replacement TBC

Materials 4 96

Materials and their Properties interactive game - Replacement TBC

Materials 4 96

explainthatstuff—Wood

Materials 4 96

explainthatstuff—Metals

Materials 4 96

explainthatstuff—Ceramics

Materials 4 96

explainthatstuff—Plastics

Materials 5 99

Image of rubbish - Replacement TBC

Materials 5 99

PLASgran—Customers admit they are confused by plastic recycling rules (Image of rubbish bins)

Materials 5 99

Interactive game - Replacement TBC

Materials 5 99

Behind the News video—Landfill

Materials 5 99

YouTube video—ADLC – Elementary Science: What Materials Biodegrade?

Materials 6 102

National Geographic—Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Materials 6 102

BBC newsround—How do you clean up the world's biggest rubbish dump?

Materials 6 102

Behind the News video—Ocean Rubbish

Materials 6 102

Plastic infographic - Replacement TBC

Materials 6 102

oneworldoneocean—Ocean Heroes: 5Gyres – What is a gyre?

Materials Project 109

YouTube video—How Do We Solve Our Trash Problem?

Materials Project 111

YouTube video—What is Bioplastic?

Materials Project 111

YouTube video—Make Your Own Bioplastic

Materials Project 111

YouTube video—Make Your Very Own Bioplastic Bowl! (Example of a created product)

Earth and the Environment

1 120

Image—Geologist

Earth and the Environment 1 120

YouTube video—What Does a Geologist Do?

Earth and the Environment 1 120

eSchoolToday—What is a rock?

Earth and the Environment 1 120

windows2universe—Sedimentary Rocks Contain Clues to Ancient Landforms

Earth and the Environment 1 120

Natural History Museum—Palaeontology Collections

Earth and the Environment 2 124

Soil composition pie chart - Replacement TBC

Earth and the Environment 2 124

YouTube video—Types of Soil

Earth and the Environment 2 124

Science Learning Hub—Soils Are All Different

Earth and the Environment 3 128

xdaysiny image—Red Sand Beach

Earth and the Environment 3 128

Image—Black sand beach Waianapanapa Park

Earth and the Environment 3 128

The Geological Society—Weathering

Earth and the Environmentt 3 128

BBC Bitesize—Weathering

Earth and the Environment

3 128

YouTube video—What is Weathering?

Earth and the Environment 4 132

Google EarthTM

Earth and the Environment

4 132

YouTube video—Weathering, Erosion and Deposition

Earth and the Environment 4 132

YouTube video—Make Your Own Erosion! (QR code page 136)

Earth and the Environment 4 132

YouTube video—Erosion Lab (QR code page 136)

Earth and the Environment 4 132

YouTube video—How do glaciers shape the landscape? Animation from geog.1 Kerboodle. (QR code page 136)

Earth and the Environment 4 132

Interactive game - Shape it Up - Replacement TBC

Earth and the Environment 4 132

study.com—Erosion: Definition, Causes & Effects

Earth and the Environment 4 132

The Science Penguin—7 Ideas to Teach Slow Changes: Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition

Earth and the Environment 5 137

YouTube video—Fierce winter storms bring severe flooding in UK & Ireland – BBC News

Earth and the Environment 5 137

Behind the News video—Storm Erosion

Earth and the Environment 6 140

seattlepi—How Rates of Erosion Are Increased by Human Activities

Earth and the Environment Project 145

Behind the News—Philippines Flood

Earth and the Environment Project 147

YouTube video—The Geologists Are Coming!

Earth and the Environment Project 147

YouTube video—Time-Lapse: The Power of Water (QR code page 149)