Explorers project pack – science and geography based teaching ideas and resources

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All around the world animal fact cards – Key stage 1
A colourful set of information cards with animal and habitat  … read more
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F Y1 Y2 | Life processes and living things | Published: 10/04/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Habitats | Display and featured in our teaching pack(s) Explorers project pack
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The rainforest - word mat
A word mat with rainforest vocabulary to support teaching in  … read more
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Y2 Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6  | Published: 30/03/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Places around the world | Display and featured in our teaching pack(s) Explorers project pack
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Space - word mat
A word mat with space vocabulary to support teaching in this  … read more
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F Y1 Y2 Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6 | Physical processes | Published: 29/03/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Earth and space | Display and featured in our teaching pack(s) Explorers project pack
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In the Polar Regions - word mat
A word map of vocabulary related to Polar regions to support  … read more
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Y2 Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6  | Published: 29/03/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Places around the world | Display and featured in our teaching pack(s) Explorers project pack
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In the desert - word mat
A word mat with desert vocabulary to support teaching of this  … read more
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Y2 Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6  | Published: 29/03/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Places around the world | Display and featured in our teaching pack(s) Explorers project pack
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The sea - word mat
A sea-life themed word mat. [Forms part of the Explorers project]  … read more
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Y1 Y2 Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6 | Life processes and living things | Published: 21/03/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Habitats | Display and featured in our teaching pack(s) Explorers project pack
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All around the world animal fact cards – Key Stage 2
A colourful set of information cards detailing animals from a  … read more
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Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6 | Life processes and living things | Published: 16/03/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Habitats | Display and featured in our teaching pack(s) Explorers project pack
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Famous explorers
Famous explorers
Captain Scott's South Pole expedition timeline
Order the key events to create a record of Scott's expedition  … read more
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Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6  | Published: 29/03/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Famous people from the past and featured in our teaching pack(s) Explorers project pack
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Captain Scott – bad planning or bad luck?
Decide which of the key events in Scott's expedition were down  … read more
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Y5 Y6  | Published: 05/04/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Famous people from the past and featured in our teaching pack(s) Explorers project pack
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Which astronaut did that?
A simple matching activity looking at famous space explorers,  … read more
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Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6  | Published: 05/04/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Modern Britain and featured in our teaching pack(s) Explorers project pack
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Space explorers – create your own fact cards
A set of research cards to uncover information about famous  … read more
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Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6  | Published: 21/03/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Famous people from the past and featured in our teaching pack(s) Explorers project pack
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Space Hexbuster quiz
Test your space knowledge with this retro style quiz. The Word  … read more
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Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6  | Published: 21/03/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Modern Britain and featured in our teaching pack(s) Explorers project pack
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Space exploration timeline
Order the events detailing some of the key developments in space  … read more
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Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6  | Published: 16/03/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Modern Britain and featured in our teaching pack(s) Explorers project pack
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Research a famous person using the internet
Use the planning frame as a guide to research a famous person.  … read more
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Y6  | Published: 13/06/2008 | From the resource collection(s): Biography and autobiography and featured in our teaching pack(s) Explorers project pack
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This is your life!
A great resource that involves the children in researching and  … read more
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Y6  | Published: 23/05/2008 | From the resource collection(s): Biography and autobiography and featured in our teaching pack(s) Explorers project pack
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Geography
Geography
Gruffalo grid references
Children follow the mouse on his journey through the wood and  … read more
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F Y1  | Published: 11/04/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Mapping skills and fieldwork and featured in our teaching pack(s) Explorers project pack
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Bear hunt grid references
Children follow the Bear hunt trail and then write the grid references  … read more
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F Y1 Y2  | Published: 11/04/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Mapping skills and fieldwork and featured in our teaching pack(s) Explorers project pack
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Follow the route
A simple mapping exercise using compass skills and interpretation  … read more
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Y2 Y3 Y4  | Published: 11/04/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Mapping skills and fieldwork and featured in our teaching pack(s) Explorers project pack | Creative approaches – Fractions KS1
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Using a compass
An activity to help children to learn the basic points of a compass.  … read more
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F Y1 Y2  | Published: 21/03/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Mapping skills and fieldwork and featured in our teaching pack(s) Explorers project pack
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Barnaby Bear in the woods
A three page story about Barnaby Bear's trip to the woods and  … read more
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F Y1  | Published: 29/02/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Places UK and featured in our teaching pack(s) Explorers project pack
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Exploring the park with Barnaby Bear
Read through the description of Barnaby's trip to the park and  … read more
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F Y1  | Published: 11/04/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Places UK and featured in our teaching pack(s) Explorers project pack
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Map symbol cards
Use an atlas to find the symbols for each of the features to  … read more
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Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6  | Published: 21/03/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Mapping skills and fieldwork and featured in our teaching pack(s) Explorers project pack
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Exploring the World – cities, natural and man-made landmarks
Interactive and paper resources focusing on the position of the  … read more
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Y5 Y6  | Published: 11/04/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Mapping skills and fieldwork and featured in our teaching pack(s) Explorers project pack
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Exploring the World – oceans, continents and countries
Interactive and paper resources focusing on the position of the  … read more
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Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6  | Published: 11/04/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Mapping skills and fieldwork and featured in our teaching pack(s) Explorers project pack
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Exploring Europe – countries, cities and sites!
Interactive and paper resources exploring the countries, cities  … read more
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Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6  | Published: 11/04/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Places around the world and featured in our teaching pack(s) Explorers project pack
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Super school trips
A fantastic resource with numerous writing tasks for the children,  … read more
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Y5 Y6 | Writing composition | Published: 03/10/2008 | From the resource collection(s): Recounts and featured in our teaching pack(s) Explorers project pack
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Packing for an adventure
Children pack backpacks for two explorers - one going to the  … read more
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F Y1 Y2 Y3 Y4  | Published: 11/04/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Places around the world and featured in our teaching pack(s) Explorers project pack
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Desert explorers – safety rules
Children look at safety rules for travelling to the desert. They  … read more
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Y1 Y2 Y3 Y4  | Published: 21/03/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Places around the world and featured in our teaching pack(s) Explorers project pack
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Science
Science
The life cycle of a penguin
Children place pictures and text in the correct order to show  … read more
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Y1 Y2 | Life processes and living things | Published: 11/04/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Animals and featured in our teaching pack(s) Explorers project pack
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Where would I see ... ?
Sort the animals into two groups: those you would see in the  … read more
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F Y1 Y2 | Life processes and living things | Published: 11/04/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Habitats  and featured in our teaching pack(s) Explorers project pack
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Exploring contrasting habitats
A colourful PowerPoint looking at two contrasting environments.  … read more
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Y5 Y6 | Life processes and living things | Published: 21/09/2011 | From the resource collection(s): Habitats  and featured in our teaching pack(s) Explorers project pack
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A trip around the world – explorer notes and photographs
A simple look how animals are adapted to their environments.  … read more
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F Y1 Y2 | Life processes and living things | Published: 21/03/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Habitats  and featured in our teaching pack(s) Explorers project pack
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Animal adaptation fact cards
Children complete sentences and create fact cards about the features  … read more
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Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6 | Life processes and living things | Published: 21/03/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Evolution and adaptation and featured in our teaching pack(s) Explorers project pack
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Habitats and adaptation
A research activity to find out about how animals and plants  … read more
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Y4 Y5 Y6 | Life processes and living things | Published: 17/02/2011 | From the resource collection(s): Evolution and adaptation and featured in our teaching pack(s) Outdoor learning project pack | Explorers project pack
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Sea-animal matching
Use as a simple matching names and pictures activity or to produce  … read more
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F Y1 Y2 | Life processes and living things | Published: 11/04/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Animals and featured in our teaching pack(s) Explorers project pack
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Design your own animal
Children are challenged to consider the attributes of different  … read more
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Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6 | Life processes and living things | Published: 29/07/2011 | From the resource collection(s): Evolution and adaptation and featured in our teaching pack(s) Outdoor learning project pack | Explorers project pack
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Ordering the planets
A fun matching pelmanism to use to introduce the planets. Children  … read more
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Y2 Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6 | Physical processes | Published: 11/04/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Earth and space and featured in our teaching pack(s) Explorers project pack
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Earth, Sun and Moon research pack
A series of worksheets researching the relationship between the  … read more
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Y4 Y5 Y6 | Physical processes | Published: 30/03/2011 | From the resource collection(s): Earth and space and featured in our teaching pack(s) Explorers project pack
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Solar system
Out of this world resource. Order the planets. Draw the planets  … read more
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Y5 Y6 | Physical processes | Published: 20/06/2008 | From the resource collection(s): Earth and space and featured in our teaching pack(s) Explorers project pack
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