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Biology Week at Home

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

Reproduction in plants

A science presenter talks to a research scientist about the effect of temperature, water and oxygen on the germination of seeds.

Howtosmile

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

DIY Lake Science

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

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.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

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

Babble Dabble Do

Creative projects to get kids excited and learning about science!

Mosses and Ferns

Find out about mosses and ferns.

The OPAL Learning Lab

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

Our farm in your classroom

Explore the plants and animals living on real life farm.

How plants produce seeds

Learn about how plants are pollinated.

Meat-Eating Plants

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

Healthy plant growth

Watch a runner bean seed grow roots, shoots and eventually seed pods!

Grow Your Own Plants!

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

Science bug investigations

Activities to complete in your own backyard!

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!

Jungle jeopardy

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

Leaf identification

Download a leaf identification sheet to find out more about the trees around you.

Adaptation of plant life to extreme cold temperatures

How do plants adapt to freezing Arctic temperatures?

Active Wild

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

Dippy’s Naturenauts

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

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!

The Learning Zone

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

Add Colour To Flowers Using Science

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

bioGraphic

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

Plants Under Pressure

Watch about plants at risk of extinction.