Peter.D.Riley

International bestselling award-winning author Facebook Twitter

Taking science education across the world

Our future depends on exploring all the frontiers of science, on innovative technologies based on these explorations and on the development of scientific literacy in all peoples through science education.

The Science Exhibition Gallery

A Curiosity Box

This curiosity box was made by Holly Jane in year 2 at Settle School. Well done Holly Jane!

Find out more about Curiosity Boxes.

Curiosity Box, Year 2 Settle School.



Conservation project – Building an insect hotel

As part of the school conservation project, Settle Primary School in the UK built an insect hotel using recycled materials. The aim was to encourage a range of invertebrates to set up home in it and breed. This is an example of making a scientific enquiry over time.

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Here’s a close up of the insect hotel.

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Space – Recording information on celestial bodies

Year 5 at Wellfield School, UK, created this display that involves researching using secondary sources to find out about the Sun, Moon and planets, writing snippets of information about them and sticking them to the appropriate body in the model hanging from the classroom ceiling.

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Creating a solar system in a shoe box

Nicole in Year 5 at Wellfield School, UK, built this display involving model-making. Researching using secondary sources to sequence the order of the planets and record their colours.

Solar system in a shoe box



My Books

Follow the links below to find out more about my books and book series, as well as downloadable resources for teachers and parents using my books.

Books for Primary Schools
Books for Secondary Schools

Books and Resources for Teachers

Contact Me

I can be contacted in the following ways. If you have a picture for the Natural World Photo Gallery or the Science Exhibition Gallery, please send it by email.