K-6 Useful Links

Useful links for K-6 teachers

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BBC - Schools Ages 4-11 - Science Sites
List of science websites for 4-11 year old students, including games and activities and resources for teaches and parents.

Science Games - PrimaryGames - Play Free Online Games
Play free online Science games online with our huge collection of learning games. Play educational reading games like Brilliant Brushers, Ozone, Germ Hunter, and ...


The Magic School Bus | Games |
The Great Habitat Match


The Blobz Guide to Electric Circuits



USGS Science Resources for Primary Grades (K–6)
This Web site contains selected USGS educational resources that may be useful to educators in primary school grades (Kindergarten to Grade 6). Many of these resources can be used directly in the classroom (see Resource Symbols) or will be useful in classroom lessons or demonstration activities preparation, or as resources for teacher education and curriculum development. http://education.usgs.gov/primary.ht


Primezone - Primary Industries ...
Primezone provides teachers with single-point access to a range of primary industries education resources.



PrimaryConnections: Linking science with literacy is an innovative approach to teaching and learning which aims to enhance primary school teachers’ confidence and competence for teaching science. A program of the Australian Academy of Science, PrimaryConnections focuses on developing students’ knowledge, understanding and skills in both science and literacy.

What's new at PC? Coming Soon! New PrimaryConnections Student Science Journals for years 5 and 6 are currently being trialled and will be published in early 2017.


GeoScience Australia - Classroom Resources
We produce teaching resources for primary and secondary levels. Resources include background information, student activities, full-colour cut-out 3D models and posters. For more information contact education@ga.gov.au


Easy Science Experiments You Can Do at Home or at School
Find lots of easy Science Experiments perfect for trying out home or at school!

A free community for sharing instructional videos and content for teachers and students. We are an education focused, safe venue for teachers, schools, and home learners.


Astronomy For Kids
students, and kids of all ages. KidsAstronomy.com, part of the KidsKnowIt Network, is the absolutely free astronomy resource designed to teach children about the ...

Deakin University : resources - Science and Environmental Education
The Ideas for Teaching Science: Years P–8 materials (print, CD-ROM and website) describe activities that focus on major science ideas appropriate for the primary and early secondary school years..

ABC Splash


Amercian Chemical Society

Elementary and Middle School Science Education resources


Resources for schools | australia.gov.au
Find government educational resources for schools...

Maths and Science | Australian Institute for Teaching and ...
Mathematics and Science: a national snapshot of teaching. Illustrations of Practice showcase teaching practice from across Australia at the four career stages of the ...

CAASTRO - External links
External links . In addition to the growing number of educational resources you will find on the CAASTRO in the Classroom website, there are many useful astronomy ...


Fizzics Education also has over 100 free science experiments available:



World Moon Project

Students from all over the world are asked to observe the moon and identify patterns to gain a deeper understanding about the moon's appearance.


Stories for young astronomers



Science ASSIST is an innovative national online advisory service for school science educators and technicians. It is freely available to ALL Australian schools from ALL education jurisdictions and sectors in EVERY state and territory. Science ASSIST is managed by the Australian Science Teachers Association (ASTA) in consultation with Science Education Technicians Australia (SETA). It is funded by the federal Department of Education and Training.
Science ASSIST provides:

• expert, up-to-date information on high-quality teaching and learning resources;
• support for teachers in the implementation of the Australian Curriculum: Science;
• consistent and authoritative advice on all aspects of school laboratory safety, management and design;
• support for school laboratory technicians and teachers in the delivery of stimulating and practical science activities.


CSIRO run many excellent programs and a wide range of incursions.  Sign up to their weekly email – a great resource for free! http://www.csiro.au/resources/Teachers.html


An outstanding resource which has everything – videos, investigations, quizzes.  The facts section is a great place to read up on concepts. http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/



Interactive resources and clips for primary students


Simple videos to explain concepts – also good to use for explanation texts




Excellent online resources for children – experiments, links to science museums as well as interactive games to reinforce concepts http://www.tryscience.org/


This school has developed an comprehensive list of resources based around each strand of the syllabus


Lots of explosions but it explains science clearly– video clips from the TV show



Excellent investigations for K-2 classes – very easy to follow and also explains the concepts behind the investigations



Everything you always wanted to know about space – a real one stop shop


List compiled by Ben Newsome,  Fizzics Education http://www.fizzicseducation.com.au/


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