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Heat
1 - Heating and Cooling Homework - Extra Tasks
URL: http://www.ailwyn.schoolzone.co.uk/science%20website%20internet/extra8i.htm
Teacher's Description: 3 tasks related to temperature, thermometers and energy transfer.

2 - Heat is energy
URL: http://www.scispy.ie/Default.aspx
Teacher's Description: Choose 'Heat is energy' for a factsheet, quiz, weblinks and a video.

3 - Hot or cold?
URL: http://resources.yesican-science.ca/lpdd/g07/lp/nelson/nel01.html
Teacher's Description: A simple fun experiment to try at home. Can you really tell the temperature of something?

4 - Thermal conductors
URL: http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/science/materials/keeping_warm/play.shtml
Teacher's Description: Ask pupils to read pages 1-3 then try the activity and quiz. Covers conductors, insulators and thermometers.

5 - Heat energy and temperature
URL: http://lcmrschool.org/HS/Roth/Physics_animate/Ch09/2-temp-heat.swf
Teacher's Description: A flash animation describing the link between heat energy and temperature of an object.

6 - Energy Slang
URL: http://tonto.eia.doe.gov/kids/energy.cfm?page=energy_slang
Teacher's Description: Fun with words - click on some common words to find out how they are used in the energy industry. There are some surprises in store!

7 - Expanding metal demonstration
URL: http://www.youtube.com/swf/l.swf?video_id=6nVpQ71i3L4&rel=1&eurl=&iurl=http%3A//s3.ytimg.com/vi/6nVpQ71i3L4/default.jpg&t=OEgsToPDskI5TFfnuSrrms1M-7Dt2i5P
Teacher's Description: A short video showing the expansion of metal.

8 - Temperature and heat
URL: http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks3bitesize/science/energy_electricity_forces/energy_transfer_storage/revise4.shtml
Teacher's Description: A page of information about temperature and heat.

9 - Temperature
URL: http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/numbers/measuring/temperature/index.shtml
Teacher's Description: Factsheets, quizzes and worksheets on temperature and thermometers.

10 - The dipping bird
URL: http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/dippingbird/index.html
Teacher's Description: A dipping bird is an example of a heat engine.

11 - Heat
URL: http://galileo.phys.virginia.edu/classes/152.mf1i.spring02/Heat.htm
Teacher's Description: A page looking at the history of heat and thermometers. Quite a high level of comprehension required. Possibly more suitable for most able pupils or parents.

12 - What is temperature?
URL: http://homepage.mac.com/phyzman/phyz/BOP/1-07HEAT/G-What_IS_Temperature.pdf
Teacher's Description: A page explaining what temperature is.

13 - Heat and temperature
URL: http://hop.concord.org/h1/phys/h1p.html
Teacher's Description: A page explaining the concepts of heat and temperature.

14 - Estimating temperature
URL: http://resources.yesican-science.ca/lpdd/g07/lp/nelson/nel02.html
Teacher's Description: A lesson plan with resources to encourage pupils to estimate temperature.

15 - Are you ready? - Extreme heat
URL: http://www.fema.gov/areyouready/heat.shtm
Teacher's Description: A page of information and guidance about the effect of heat on the body and how to survive

16 - Keeping warm
URL: http://www.hostedonharper.co.uk/la/science/4c.ppt
Teacher's Description: A powerpoint presentation on temperature and keeping warm, includes experiments to do.

17 - Minus 30 celsius
URL: http://www.primaryupd8.org.uk/activity.php?actid=25
Teacher's Description: A practical activity in which children learn about the dangers of hypothermia and the need to keep warm. You will need to register to download.

18 - Using ICT in primary science - Keeping warm
URL: http://www.sycd.co.uk/primary/pdf/ict/3.3_activities.pdf
Teacher's Description: P5 - an experiment on keeping a drink cold

19 - Extra resources for keeping warm
URL: http://www.channel4learning.com/apps26/learning/microsites/E/essentials/science/material/keepwarm_bi.jsp
Teacher's Description: A series of pages with links to images, worksheets, homework activities,quizes and extension materials.

20 - Card loop game for topic revision
URL: http://www.sheffield.gov.uk/EasySite/lib/serveDocument.asp?doc=50770&pgid=51541
Teacher's Description: A downloadable Word file of a card loop game for class revision.

21 - The mummy's tomb - building a better pyramid
URL: http://www.miamisci.org/af/sln/mummy/pyramid/pyramid0.html
Teacher's Description: Find out how insulation affects the inside of the pyramid.

22 - Energy, heat flow and life
URL: http://www.ftexploring.com/energy/heatflow.htm
Teacher's Description: A page of information about energy and heat flow. Very text heavy for primary but sections may be of use in class.

23 - Heat and expansion
URL: http://lcmrschool.org/HS/Roth/Physics_animate/Ch09/1-thermal-expansion.swf
Teacher's Description: A short animation showing how objects can expand when heated and related to expansion joints in bridges and concrete slabs.
Light
1 - Sunshine and shadow
URL: http://bplcls-lin-01.whoc.theplanet.co.uk/teacher/resources/ks2/shadows.php
Teacher's Description: An interactive activity looking at light and shadow.

2 - Reflection - seeing objects
URL: http://www.engineeringinteract.org/resources/alienattack/flash/concepts/reflectionseeingobjects.htm
Teacher's Description: An interactive activity about how we see things due to reflected light.

3 - Sources of light
URL: http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/science/physical_processes/light_dark/play.shtml
Teacher's Description: Read pages 1 & 2 then move on to the activity and quiz. Covers seeing and light sources.

4 - Transparent, translucent and opaque materials
URL: http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/science/physical_processes/light_shadows/read2.shtml
Teacher's Description: Read pages 1 & 2 then direct pupils to the activity and quiz. Covers transparent, translucent and opaque materials and shadows.

5 - Light sources and light rays
URL: http://www.engineeringinteract.org/resources/alienattack/flash/concepts/sourcesandrays.htm
Teacher's Description: An animated interactive activity on light sources and light rays.

6 - Optical illusions
URL: http://kids.niehs.nih.gov/illusion/illusions.htm#index
Teacher's Description: Lots of examples of optical illusions to enjoy.

7 - Illusion Tours
URL: http://www.sandlotscience.com/Illusion_Jump_Main/Master_Jump.htm
Teacher's Description: Enjoy amazing optical illusions from this extensive collection.

8 - Transparent, translucent and opaque: A song
URL: http://www1.teachertube.com/viewVideo.php?video_id=5649&title=TransparentTranslucent_and_OpaqueA_song
Teacher's Description: A crazy song about light.

9 - Insight into eyesight
URL: http://bootslearningstore.com/teacher/resources/ks2/eyesight.php
Teacher's Description: Nice clear diagrams and simple explanation of how the eye works. Links to worksheets.

10 - Shadow play
URL: http://www.channel4learning.com/sites/essentials/science/physical/lightshadows_ah.jsp
Teacher's Description: Fun activities relating to shadows and silhouettes.

11 - Shadows
URL: http://www.engineeringinteract.org/resources/alienattack/flash/concepts/shadows.htm
Teacher's Description: An interactive activity about shadows.

12 - Light exploration
URL: http://jc-schools.net/write/sci/light_files/frame.htm
Teacher's Description: A power point presentation about the words transparent, translucent and opaque.

13 - Investigating shadows
URL: http://wsgfl2.westsussex.gov.uk/aplaws/intergames/science/v5_Shadows2.swf
Teacher's Description: An interactive introduction to shadows.

14 - Investigating shadows of time
URL: http://wsgfl2.westsussex.gov.uk/aplaws/intergames/science/v5_ShadowsOfTime_2.swf
Teacher's Description: An interactive activity investigating how shadows change with time.

15 - Translucent transparent and opaque
URL: http://www.tpub.com/content/neets/14182/css/14182_41.htm
Teacher's Description: Useful ray diagrams.

16 - Light - transparency
URL: http://www.virneth.co.uk/apps/transparent.htm
Teacher's Description: An animated interactive activity to help develop an understanding of transparency.

17 - Visible objects
URL: http://www.zephyrus.co.uk/visibleobjects.html
Teacher's Description: A simple page on how we see things for teachers or higher ability students due to mention of inverted images, concave and convex lenses. There is a mirror site error.

18 - Light - place the words
URL: http://www.virneth.co.uk/apps/LightWords.htm
Teacher's Description: A simple drag and drop word exercise.

19 - Translucent transparent and opaque
URL: http://science.jrank.org/pages/1593/Color-Transparent-translucent-opaque.html
Teacher's Description: A definition of the words translucent transparent and opaque, with examples.

20 - Thomas Edison information
URL: http://www.thomasedison.com/index.html
Teacher's Description: a web-site with information and activities about Thomas Edison and his work on the light bulb.

21 - Reflections and using mirrors
URL: http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/science/activities/how_we_see.swf
Teacher's Description: An interactive resource for students to investigate how mirrors can be used to reflect light.