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The last mammoths

Why did woolly mammoths die out?

Ask a Biologist

On this website you can find the answers to loads of science questions, asked by children like you and answered by real scientists.

Encounter Edu

Immerse yourself in a real life science adventure, travelling to the Arctic or the bottom of the sea.

How do animals adapt to their habitats?

Animals live in all sorts of different habitats.Can you think of an animal that lives where it is very dry?

Howtosmile

Explore this large database of fun hands-on activities that cover a wide range of science, math, engineering and technology subjects!

Biology Week at Home

Investigate how butterflies drink, why slugs and snails need slime, and why leaves change colour in autumn.

World Wildlife Fund

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

How do scientists use electricity to study fish populations

What is electrofishing? Join Josh Bernstein as he learns how electricity can be used to safely catch fish.

Barn Owl Trust

Do you love owls? Head to this website for lots of owl facts, owl jokes, owl puzzles, owl colouring pages and even some owl crafts!

Mary Anning

Find out about Mary Anning, a famous fossil collector who lived hundreds of years ago.

WWF Fascinating Facts

Find out facts about amazing wildlife species.

Shark quiz

How much do you know about sharks?

Science bug investigations

Activities to complete in your own backyard!

Camouflaged animals

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

The OPAL Learning Lab

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

Dippy’s Naturenauts

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

ANIMALS

Did you know all dogs have a unique nose print, just like the human fingerprint? This website is full of interesting facts about animals!

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

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

Our farm in your classroom

Explore the plants and animals living on real life farm.

Science@Home

Fun, hands on activities exploring real life science.

Animal tracks

Can you guess who left each of these animal tracks?

Explore

Watch live feeds and videos from all around the world.

Woodland Trust

There is so much to see in the woods, this website has lots of activities you can do while you are out exploring!

Blow Your Mind

Dr Chris and Dr Xand delve into the world of nature.

What are Bacteria?

Do you know flagella from fimbriae? The cell wall from the capsule? Watch the animation and test yourself.

Tree of life

Learn about the history of life on earth.

Kids Against Plastic

Learn about our wonderful world and how to protect it here!

Nocturnal animals

Learn about nocturnal animals, like bats and owls, that come out at night, and the noises they make.

The Learning Zone

What is a mineral, how do we group animals? Answer this question and more on this site.

Active Wild

Articles, images and fascinating facts all about the natural world!

What external adaptations do pandas have for their unique diet?

How do pandas manage to chew tough bamboo?

bioGraphic

Articles and images discussing our planet’s most pressing environmental challenges.

Forest Food Web Game

A game to create a food web for the Gir Forest.

Kakapo Run

Get the Kakapo to safety by navigating across New Zealand to Sanctuary Island.

Temperature Time Warp

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

Switch Zoo

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

Which animals hibernate?

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

Babble Dabble Do

Creative projects to get kids excited and learning about science!

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!

Butterfly origami/Build a moth hotel

Instructions to make an origami butterfly and to make a moth hotel.

Please Do Feed the Animals

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

What internal adaptations do pandas have to eat bamboo?

Have you ever wondered why giant pandas eat so much bamboo?

Earthworm Heroes

Did you know you can use mustard water to make earthworms come to the surface? Find out how in this video.

Jungle jeopardy

Do you have what it takes to build a balanced ecosystem?

Ask A Biologist 2

Do you have a biology question only an expert can answer? This site has answered over 40,000 questions so why not give it a go!

Wild Wild Whipsnade Animal Masks

Fun animal masks to make and wear whilst learning about these animals