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Bitz and Bob Parachute

Join Bitz and Bob as they teach you how to make a paper parachute!

Terrific Scientific – Do It Yourself

Have you ever made a mini hovercraft or a tornado in a bottle? Well now you can with this great selection of experiments!

Hopscotch: Make Games

Have you ever wanted to build your own game, as well as play it? Well you can do just that with this app!

Parachute Adventure

Learn about how parachutes work and then make your own!

Weird But True

This app is full of fun facts about all sorts!

Hour of Code – Moana

Learn some of the basics of coding using the characters from the movie Moana.

Essential Skeleton 4

An interactive 3D skeleton to learn all the essential bony anatomy!

The Kid Should See This – Technology

From making a piano out of pumpkins to solving a Rubik's cube in 0.38 seconds, this website has videos about all sorts of technology!

Why Do I Have Freckles?

Have you got freckles? Ever wondered what they are or why some people have them and others don’t?

Roto-Copter

Learn how to make a little paper helicopter, do you know why the paper toy spins around when it falls?

DOGO News

All the latest science news in easy-to-read articles!

Dont’ be nerve-ous

Do you know what habituation is? Perform this experiment and find out!

Gears Logic Puzzles

Can you connect the gear wheels to make the red gear wheel spin?

Ultimate Brain

Join Dr Brain as he performs some science magic tricks!

Bitz and Bob Lets Get Bitzy

Help Bitz and her little brother Bob solve fun engineering problems and earn rewards along the way!

Meat-Eating Plants

Did you know some plants can attract, trap and then eat insects and some other even bigger animals?

Animal tracks

Can you guess who left each of these animal tracks?

Colds, the Flu, and You

What causes a cold and how do we get rid of it?

Ultimate Dinopedia: Complete Dinosaur Reference

Impress your friends with tons of fun facts, stats, images and videos from this dinosaur encyclopedia.

Build a Biome

Learn what a biome is and then build one by selecting the appropriate plants, animals, precipitation level and temperature!

Go with the flow

Using salt, heat and walls can you create a current that will get the submarine to the treasure chest key underwater?

Generation Beyond Timeline

Take a look at the past missions that have helped make Mars exploration a possibility and the new challenges faced by engineers and astronauts.

Classic Maze

A great introduction to Blockly programming, work your way through the 20 levels featuring characters from Angry Birds and Ice Age.

The Kid Should See This – Science

Do you know why Pluto is no longer called a planet? Find out the answer to this and many more questions on this great video blog!

Bitz and Bob Pin Wheel

In this video Bitz and Bob show you how to make a pinwheel. Watch it spin in the wind!

Falling for science

What do you think falls faster, a baseball or a golf ball?

Dippy’s Naturenauts

With the help of Dippy the dinosaur and Fern the fox explore the trees, petals, colours and birds in your area.

Camouflaged animals

Watch this video and see if you can spot the animals camouflaged in the pictures!

Scientific American

Make a sundial, make a harmonica, you can even make a rainbow with this collection of fun activities!

Monster physics

Build and operate your own car, crane or rocket ship and learn about forces and motion in the process!

Why Do We Have Belly Buttons?

The belly button forms just a few weeks after you are born but why do we have them?

Black Magic

Watch the black ink from a pen separate into many different colours!

Xploration Station – Soda Can Swing

In this video Steve teaches you how to make a soda can pendulum and how you can play a fun trick on your friends with it!

Make a Naked Egg

Learn how to remove the shell from an egg without even using your hands!

Bend Water With Static Electricity

See how you can bend the water coming out of a tap using only a plastic comb!

Sock it to me

Get your socks wet in this experiment and learn how sweat cools the body down!

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Learn about the great outdoors with this selection of fun indoor and outdoor activities!

Pond Life

In this game you must identify the pond life animals that are dependent on each other. Photograph a pair and find out how one helps the other!

Go with the flow

See how gravity affects the blood flow around your body.

Playground Physics

Ever wondered how fast you can run? Calculate your speed in the playground along with lots of other measurements with this great app!

Brain Freeze

Join Doctor Knowles and Doctor McCork as they answer some of your big science questions!

Temperature Time Warp

What does it mean when we describe an animal as cold-blooded?

Xploration Station – Mummify an apple

Create faces in your apple and then preserve it just like the Egyptians used to!

Fun Kids Podcast Shorts

These podcasts are just a few minutes long but are packed full of interesting science facts!

Earth

Learn all about the seasons, continents, volcanoes, oceans and much more!

Add Colour To Flowers Using Science

Have fun changing the colour of flowers and learn a little something about plants in the process!

Wow in the World podcasts

Learn all about the coolest new stories in science and technology with these podcasts you and the rest of your family can enjoy!

Ask Dr Universe

Dr Universe answers all sorts of science questions, you can ask your own or browse through the questions other children have asked!

Kids Invent Stuff

Have you got a really cool idea for an invention? Submit your ideas to The Kids Invent Stuff and you could see your design actually built!

Bubbles Squared

Bubbles are normally spherical, with this activity you can learn how to make a bubble that's a cube!

Rainbow Mechanic

Place the mirrors in the right place to reflect the light from the sun through the maze and onto the prism!

World Wildlife Fund

Can you name any endangered species? Learn all about them and how we can help them with this interactive app.

Shark quiz

How much do you know about sharks?

Your Weight on Other Worlds

How much do you think you would weigh on Mars? Or how about Saturn? Find out here!

The OPAL Learning Lab

See how you can help scientists monitor and protect the environment!

DIY Lake Science

Learn everything you need to know about freshwater ecosystems with this collection of videos and activities!

Xploration Station – Make a Balloon Rocket

Watch Steve Spangler as he shows you how to make a balloon into a rocket!

Please Do Feed the Animals

Can you sort the animals so they are given the right food?

Salt Volcano

Make your own lava lamp and learn how they work!

Space with CBeebies

Plenty of games, videos, puzzles, songs, and fun things to make all around the topic of space!

innerbody

Explore all the different organs and systems of humans with this interactive map of the body!

Star Wars: Building a Galaxy with Code

Learn the basics of coding with your favourite Star Wars characters BB-8, R2-D2 and C-3PO.

Steve Spangler Science

Impress your friends with these fun tricks and illusions and learn the science behind them!

Grow Your Own Plants!

Plants need water, sunlight and soil to grow properly, but what happens if it doesn’t get these?

Remote Control Roller

See how you can make a soda can move without even touching it!

TIME for kids

Read lots of fascinating articles about science!

Why Do Cuts Heal?

Scabs help stop the bleeding from a cut, but what are they made of and how do they form?

Which animals hibernate?

Do you know which animals hibernate during winter and which ones don’t? Test yourself with this quiz!

Why Do We Need Sleep?

Jessi explains why it is we feel bad when we don't get enough sleep.

Lightbot: Code Hour

Programme lightbot to move to all the blue squares and light them up!

Whizz Pop Bang!

A fun science magazine with lots of experiments, quizzes, news and interviews with real scientists!

Barometer in a bottle

Here you can make a barometer and predict the weather!

Bitz and Bob Helter Skelter

Learn how to make a helter skelter slide using paper plates and cardboard tubes!

Eye, eye!

Do you know what your blind spot is? Find out in this fun eye test!

Xploration Station – Make a Lava Lamp

Learn how to make your own lava lamp using only water, oil and heartburn tablets!

Babble Dabble Do

Creative projects to get kids excited and learning about science!

Daisy the Dinosaur

Daisy the Dinosaur can roll, spin, jump, grow and shrink! Input a sequence of instructions to make Daisy move about the screen.

Britannica Kids: Volcanoes

This app is full of information, images, games and activities to teach you all about volcanoes!

The Science Of The String Phone

Learn about how sound travels and how to make a string phone to hear sounds from distances further away!

Switch Zoo

See what creatures you can create by mixing and matching the head, the body and the tail of different animals!

Cut the rope: Experiments

Cut the ropes in the right place to release the candy and feed Om Nom the hungry monster! Collect stars for higher scores!

Code with Anna and Elsa

Use code to programme Anna and Elsa to ice skate and make patterns in the ice.

Minecraft Hour of Code Tutorials

Learn the coding basics and bring the minecraft world to life!

Skyview Lite

Use your phones camera to identify stars, constellations and satellites in the sky!

Where Did The Moon Come From?

How do you think the moon was made? In this video Jessie tells you what scientists think happened to create the moon!

Cato’s Hike Lite

Cato has discovered a new world! Help him explore it by programming him to move around the new world!

Discovery Education

Explore the globe with this great set of virtual reality clips!

Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Life

Did you know that for nearly nine-tenths of Earth’s history there were no animals or plants! Learn more amazing facts on this website!

What’s a Meteor Shower

Have you seen a shooting star before? Did you know they are not actually stars?

Spacequake

A spacequake has shifted all the planets out of position, can you rearrange the planets into their correct order from the sun?

Fun Kids Science Weekly Podcast

Join Dan as he explores the latest science stories with special guests and experts.

Play and Learn Science

12 simple games that let you explore shadows, weather patterns, forces and much more!

Team Wild

Team Wild need your help! Count predators, plant trees and survey the deep waters but watch out for obstacles along the way!

Xploration Station – The Tablecloth Trick

Have you always wanted to know how to do the table cloth trick? Well in this video Steve tells you just how!

Anything You Can Do

Your plant is under attack from an army of ants, you must select the correct shape to defend against the individual attack of each ant!

Cargo-Bot

Programme the crane to move the blocks into the right order!

Terrific Scientific – Games

Did you know you can make a battery using a potato? Find out more fun facts and play some great games on this sciencey site!

Galactic Explorer

Can you safely fly this rocket through space without being swallowed up by the black hole?

Blue-Bot

Can you programme Blue-Bot to get it to where it needs to go?

Ready Jet Go!

Use the pinball machine to launch all 8 planets of our solar system into the correct orbit around the sun.