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Science: A STEM Approach – 5th 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

YouTube video—Living Things Change: Crash Course Kids #41.1

Living Things 1 4

Adaptations - More information - Replacement TBC

Living Things 2 8

YouTube video—Plant Adaptations GCSE Science Revision

Living Things 2 8

Image—Taproot and Fibrous Root 

Living Things 2 8

Behind the News video—Mangrove Warning

Living Things 2 8

kids.kiddle.co—Root Facts For Kids

Living Things 3 14

MindMup—Online mind mapping tool

Living Things 3 14

Bird Adaptations - Beaks - Replacement TBC

Living Things 3 14

YouTube video—Bird Feeding Adaptations: How Beaks are Adapted to What Birds Eat

Living Things 3 14

DK find out!—Types of beak

Living Things 4 18

YouTube video—Australia's Top 3 Desert Monsters | Australia's Deadly Monsters

Living Things 4 18

Image—Frillneck lizard

Living Things 4 18

YouTube video—Amazing Adaptations of Lizards

Living Things 4 18

YouTube video—Venom Hunter: Frilled Lizard on the Attack

Living Things 4 19

tinyurl creator

Living Things 4 19

Convert URLs into QR codes

Living Things 5 22

Video - Adaptations that camels make to survive in desert - Replacement TBC

Living Things 6 26

Image—Banksia fruit

Living Things 6 26

YouTube video—The Banksia Flower

Living Things 6 26

YouTube video—2. Fire, Plants and Animals

Energy and Forces 1 42

YouTube video—Year 5 – Sources of Light

Energy and Forces 1 42

How We See Things - Replacement TBC

Energy and Forces 1 42

Image of a labelled light ray diagram - Replacement TBC

Energy and Forces 1 42

Interactive activity - Light - Replacement TBC

Energy and Forces 1 42

Interactive activities - Replacement TBC

Energy and Forces 1 42

Britannica—Electromagnetic Spectrum

Energy and Forces 2 44

Image—Transparent, Translucent, Opaque (Behaviour of Light)

Energy and Forces 3 48

Image - Rainbow - Replacement TBC

Energy and Forces 3 48

ABC Education video—How do prisms create rainbows?

Energy and forces 3 48

astronomy.com image—Rainbow Formation

Energy and Forces 4 50

Image - Light Ray Diagram - Replacement TBC

Energy and Forces 4 50

YouTube video—How Do Your Eyes See Colour?

Energy and Forces 4 50

phet.colorado.edu—Color Vision

Energy and Forces 4 51

YouTube video—Disappearing Color Wheel – Sick Science! #182

Energy and Forces 5 54

Video - Shadow Hands - Replacement TBC

Energy and Forces 5 54

YouTube video—Shadow | The Dr. Binocs Show | Educational Videos For Kids

Energy and Forces 5 54

BBC Bitesize—Light and Dark

Energy and Forces 6 58

Image—Coloured Shadows

Energy and Forces 6 58

the Physics Classroom—Colored Shadows Interactive (QR code page 60)

Energy and Forces 6 58

exploratorium video—Colored Shadows: What's Going On?

Energy and Forces 6 58

exploratorium video—Colored Shadows: More Experiments to Try

Energy and forces Project 65

Image—Example of wooden blocks used to create scene

Energy and forces Project 67

Budgeting - Lesson 1-3 of interactive video - Replacement TBC

Materials 1 76

wonkeedonkeetools image—Ice cube, glass of water and kettle

Materials 1 76

ABCYa Game—States of Matter

Materials 1 76

BBC Bitesize—What Are the States of Matter? (QR codes page 78)

Materials 2 80

Image -7 layer liquid stack - Replacement TBC

Materials 2 80

SteveSpanglerScience—Seven-Layer Density Column 

Materials 3 82

BBC Bitesize—Solids, Liquids and Gases

Materials 4 86

YouTube video—What's Matter? – Crash Course Kids #3.1

Materials 4 86

YouTube video—Colored Gases

Materials 4 86

Britannica Kids video—Experiments Showing How Gases Have Mass

Materials 5 90

Interactive website - Changing State - Replacement TBC

Materials 5 90

YouTube video—Mythbusters – Walking on 'Water'

Materials 6 94

Online quiz - Solids, Liquids and Gases - Replacement TBC

Materials 6 94

Chemistry LibreTexts—Substances that contain matter

Earth and the Environment

1 112

MindMup—Online mind mapping tool

Earth and the Environment 1 112

Image of the solar system - Replacement TBC

Earth and the Environment 1 112

YouTube video—Solar System – The Dr. Binocs Show | Best Learning Videos For Kids | Peekaboo Kidz

Earth and the Environment 1 112

YouTube song—We Are The Planets (with lyrics)

Earth and the Environment 1 112

NASA's Eyes—Virtual tour of the Solar System

Earth and the Environment 2 116

Image of the Solar System - Replacement TBC

Earth and the Environment 2 116, 122

nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov—Planetary Fact Sheet – Metric

Earth and the Environment 2 116

YouTube video—To Scale: The Solar System

Earth and the Environment 2 116

YouTube video—SOLAR SYSTEM – 3D Comparison by MBS

Earth and the Environment 3 122

YouTube video—Explore The Solar System: 360 Degree Interactive Tour!

Earth and the Environment 3 122

space-facts.com—Planet Facts (For research)

Earth and the Environment 3 122

YouTube video—Solar Systen Video

Earth and the Environment 4 125

Image of terrestrial planets - Replacement TBC

Earth and the Environment

4 125

YouTube video—Explore the Solar System: The Rocky Planets

Earth and the Environment 4 125

YouTube video—Inner Rocky Planets – P1

Earth and the Environment 4 126

YouTube video—Human Exploration of Mars

Earth and the Environment 5 128

Image - Jovian Planets - Replacement TBC

Earth and the Environment 5 128

nasa.gov image—Compositional Differences of Planets (Gas Giants and Ice Giants)

Earth and the Environment 5 128

YouTube video—Explore the Solar System: The Gas Giants

Earth and the Environment 5 128

NASA Science—Solar System Exploration

Earth and the Environment 6 132

Video - First Moon Landing 1969 - Replacement TBC

Earth and the Environment 6 132

ABC News—Where Our Curiosity Took Us

Earth and the Environment 6 132

PBS image—Space Exploration – Time Line Overview

Earth and the Environment 6 132

National Geographic—Space Probes

Earth and the Environment 6 134

YouTube video—Juno: Mission to Jupiter 360 Video (Narrated)

Earth and the Environment 6 135

YouTube video—Crashing Into Saturn: This Cassini Mission Is the Most Epic Yet | Short Film Showcase

Earth and the Environment Project 141

YouTube video—Could We Move to Earth 2.0?