Science Resources for Tutors and Tutees

Science Resources for Tutors and Tutees

1. Teach It Science
A fantastic bank of science sheets, powerpoints and game generators. Many of the basic resources are free to access if you log in as a free member but you’ll need to subscribe to upgrade your account for the full range.
www.teachitscience.co.uk/resources

2. The Science Museum
Access videos, interactive learning tasks, teaching tips, online games and more, all completely free www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/educators/teaching_resources.aspx

3. Woodlands School
KS2 science tutors should head to this handy school website to download free worksheets, print-outs and lesson ideas, for everything from habitats and life cycles to the human body.
http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/teacher/science.html

4. Primary Resources
Assessment materials and guides for primary-level science tutors, plus enquiry plans, games, sheets and more… its all here.
www.primaryresources.co.uk/science/science1.htm

5. Teaching ideas
Stacks of ideas and resources for sciences of ages 5-11. Choose one of the themes for topic-specific resources, or pick individual activities for starters and plenaries. There’s also print outs to ‘decorate’ your tutoring area, plus a handy vocab builder.
www.teachingideas.co.uk/science/contents.htm

6. O2 Learn
Point your tutees towards the GCSE science videos on this great site. Search under biology, physics or chemistry and pick relevant topics for students to use as knowledge-boosting homeworks.
www.o2learn.co.uk

7. My GCSE Science
A great website for science tutees studying the AQA syllabus, it’s full of useful tutorials created by science teachers. You’ll also find exam questions, mark schemes, progress trackers and exam tips.
www.my-gcsescience.com/

8. GCSE Bitesize
Still going strong, this go-to GCSE revision site is as useful as ever. Just as it says on the tin, the information is delivered in easy-to-digest bitesize chunks, with content relevant to AQA, OCR, EDEXCEL, WJEC and CCEA specs.
www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/zrkw2hv

9. Click Biology
Geared towards A level and IGCSE, this free site has a good range of scientific lesson ideas, quizzes, worksheets and games, all aimed at helping science students develop their knowledge and a love of science both within and beyond the curriculum.
www.clickbiology.com/

10. TES
An invaluable hub of teaching resources, the TES has a strong and ever-expanding base of science resources for all levels, created by teachers and educators themselves. You’ll need to register for full access.
www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storyCode=6190817

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