Primary curriculum topics

Discover helpful resources that cover four key areas of primary science curriculum

Earth science

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Solids, liquids and gases

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Everyday materials

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Reversible/irreversible change

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Teacher support

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Science ideas webs

Explore ideas for science activities related to common primary topics, cross-linked to periods of history, including Ancient Greece or the Victorian era

Primary curriculum guide

England national curriculum guide: key stage 2 science

 A linking document for primary science teachers in England, which maps Royal Society of Chemistry resources to statements from the key stage 2 science sampling framework, which aligns with the national curriculum science programmes of study.

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Scotland curriculum for excellence guide: early to second level science

A linking document for primary science teachers in Scotland, which maps Royal Society of Chemistry resources to experiences and outcomes from the Curriculum for Excellence. 

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Wales national curriculum guide: key stage 2 science

Use this document when planning schemes of work or when looking for resources that are related to specific national curriculum statements.

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Changing materials

Material changes are demonstrated using fun examples: bouncy custard, bath bombs, burning candles, fire extinguishers, lava lamps and many more

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