Steps into Science

Inspiration, support and resources for primary teaching

Announcing our 2022 Education Prize winners

Join us in celebrating excellence and innovation in the teaching of chemistry and primary science

Meet the winners

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Sustainability contexts for primary science

Find out how to teach science curriculum topics through engaging sustainability contexts. Our topic webs include suggestions for classroom activities that develop numeracy, literacy and scientific skills. 

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Primary science investigations

Exciting, simple experiments to engage learners with key topics in primary science, featuring classroom slides, teaching notes and video demonstrations. Links to the resources in English, Welsh and Irish.

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For all queries relating to education support, networks and outreach activities in your area of the UK and Ireland

Resources in Welsh

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Ymchwiliadau gwyddoniaeth cynradd

Arbrofion syml a chyffrous i ennyn diddordeb dysgwyr mewn pynciau allweddol ym maes gwyddoniaeth cynradd, sy’n cynnwys sleidiau dosbarth, nodiadau dysgu ac arddangosiadau fideo.

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Cyd-destunau cynaliadwyedd ar gyfer gwyddoniaeth gynradd

Cyfle i ddarganfod sut i addysgu pynciau gwyddoniaeth ar gyfer y cwricwlwm drwy ddefnyddio cyd-destunau cynaliadwyedd. Mae ein gweoedd pynciau yn cynnwys awgrymiadau ar gyfer gweithgareddau yn yr ystafell ddosbarth sy’n datblygu sgiliau rhifedd, llythrennedd a gwyddoniaeth.

Resources in Irish

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IniĂşchtaĂ­ eolaĂ­ochta na bunscoile

Turgnaimh shimplĂ­ spleodracha chun spĂ©is na bhfoghlaimeoirĂ­ a mhĂşscailt sna prĂ­omhthopaicĂ­ in eolaĂ­ocht na bunscoile, turgnaimh lena ngabhann sleamhnáin don seomra ranga, nĂłtaĂ­ don mhĂşinteoir agus taispeántais fĂ­seáin. 

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Comhthéacsanna inbhuanaitheachta le haghaidh eolaíocht na bunscoile

Foghlaim faoin gcaoi le topaicí ón gcuraclam eolaíochta a theagasc trí chomhthéacsanna spéisiúla inbhuanaitheachta. Tugtar moltaí inár ngréasáin topaicí faoi ghníomhaíochtaí ranga a fhorbraíonn scileanna uimhearthachta, litearthachta agus eolaíochta.

Discover our support

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Boost your knowledge

Boost your knowledge and confidence to teach primary school science. Browse CPD opportunities from the RSC and our partners, or find out about science news.

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Beyond the classroom

Explore opportunities to enrich your pupils' science learning. Find out about competitions and challenges, or try out our resources for home learning.

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Get funding

Find out about funding opportunities for projects and equipment

With thanks

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Steps into Science has been generously supported by a grant from the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851