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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.

Solar System

Pippa aged 6 has been busy in the kitchen making a model of the Solar System!

Next she will be trying the swing solar system as described in The Real Scientist  – Space

Fruit bowl solar system by Pippa

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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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


If you try any of the activities in my books and would like to show them off on my blog, please email a photo to the address on my contact page!

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

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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.