Learning Together

A selection of websites, printables, project ideas, places to visit and other resources that come in very handy when you're learning together at home.

Animal Aid Education


 

Most of the educational resource from animal aid are from, others are reasonably priced to cover postage and production costs.

Animal Aid is an animal rights group who peacefully campaign against animal abuse and promote a cruelty free lifestyle.

Their resources include student factsheets, activities, DVDs, information booklets, campaign leaflets and posters. They also provide a free school speaker service.

As an example of what their resources can contain, the Animal Writes English Resource, is a KS3 resource primarily aimed at Year 9. It was written by Teachit for Animal Aid and the pack includes a resource booklet with 9 balanced work units containing teachers’ notes and photocopiable student worksheets, plus a copy of the Their Future in Your Hands DVD and a large colour poetry poster. IWB resources for use on SMART boards are also available.

http://www.animalaid.org.uk/h/n/EDUCATION/ 

Posted by OneProudMomma at Wednesday, July 21, 2010 7:18 AM

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Fish and Kids


 

Fish Kids is a project of the Marine Stewardship Council, designed to bring sustainable seafood sourcing to schools and restaurants.

The education pack is filled with curriculum-linked resources to help you teach Science and Geography at key stages 1 and 2. The pack also contains activities linked to schemes of work for English and Citizenship at KS2. As well as activity sheets the pack contains lesson plans.

The pack can be downloaded in one go or in sections. If you are not able to download or print the pack you can request for a printed copy to be sent to you.

Other resources available on the site include activity sheets, slideshows, assembly plan and discussion cards.

Click Here To Visit The Fish And Kids Website

Posted by OneProudMomma at Sunday, July 18, 2010 11:39 AM

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British Heart Foundation


 

The British Heart Foundation is working to eradicate premature deaths due to heart disease. Part of their strategy includes educating people about healthy eating and keeping active.

They produce a wide range of educational materials which are available to download or order online (some free, some request a donation).

Some of the publications include activity books, posters, peel and stick activity sheets, CD ROMs and reading books.

They also produce an excellent Big Food Challenge Pack which they suggest a £20 donation for. The website doesn't give many details as to the contents but it includes a set of playing cards and instructions for games, life size human body part cards (to show children where their heart, lungs, stomach, etc. are), inflatable globe and various other games and activities.

Visit The BHF - Information For Teachers Page By Clicking Here

Posted by OneProudMomma at Sunday, July 18, 2010 11:36 AM

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Science & Technology Facilities Council Printed Resources


 

Some of the resources om this page can be ordered in printed format, all of them can be downloaded as PDF files. Unless you are able to print A2 size posters I would recommend ordering the printed versions as the quality of the resources are excellent. Topics available include

  • Cassini-Huygens
  • Cluster
  • ExoMars
  • Hands on Universe
  • Herschel
  • Mars Express
  • Planck
  • Robotic Telescopes
  • The Sun
  • Venus Express
  • Big Questions, Big Experiment:The Large Hadron Collider
  • Electron: 100 Years and Still Going Strong
  • The Search for Gravitational Waves

http://www.so.stfc.ac.uk/publications/publorderform.aspx#PSA 

Posted by OneProudMomma at Wednesday, April 21, 2010 8:34 AM

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Friends Of The Earth free National Curriculum-based teaching resources


 

Friends of the Earth's Youth & Education programme creates ways for young people to explore:

  • environmental issues
  • citizenship
  • sustainable development

either via educators or individually by themselves. You can either order printed copies or download PDF format files.

Resources are available for primary and secondary level, and consist of posters and lesson plans. Topics covered include

  • Air pollution
  • Climate change
  • Food and farming
  • Natural habitats
  • Tropical rainforests
  • Waste & recycling
  • Mad about food
  • Transport - the way to go

http://www.foe.co.uk/learning 

Posted by OneProudMomma at Sunday, March 21, 2010 10:34 AM

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Met Office DVD & Poster Resources


 

The Met Office offer free KS3 Climate Change posters, a free WeatherBytes DVD aimed at GCSE & A-level and a free interactive weather presenting kit aimed at KS2-KS4.

They can be ordered from the following website -

http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/education/teachers/resources.html 

Posted by OneProudMomma at Sunday, February 21, 2010 10:42 AM

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Institute Of Physics


 

A selection of online resources designed to explain certain scientific phenomenom, also printed materials that can be ordered such as stickers & experiment cards.

http://www.ioppublishing.com/activity/education 

Posted by OneProudMomma at Sunday, February 21, 2010 10:39 AM

http://www.oneproudmomma.co.uk/learning/archives/2010/02/entry_244.html

Quakers In Britain


 

A free information pack consisting of a book, A Light that is Shining by Harvey Gillman, Quaker Advices and Queries and details of your local meeting place.

http://www.quaker.org.uk/infopack

Posted by OneProudMomma at Thursday, January 21, 2010 10:52 AM

http://www.oneproudmomma.co.uk/learning/archives/2010/01/entry_250.html

Parliament Education Resources


 

Comprehensive site containing lessons plans for KS1 through KS4, plus interactive whiteboard resources, printable material (PDF files), online games and videos

http://www.parliament.uk/education/index.htm 

Posted by OneProudMomma at Thursday, January 21, 2010 10:51 AM

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