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Science Primary Resources

Our primary resources for Science are a great tool for helping your pupils with their science projects and field experiments. Covering fun facts and in-depth features on animals, habitats and life cycles, as well as out of this world resources on space, the solar system and being an astronaut, National Geographic Kids has a wealth of resources to help you plan your classes.

Our free resources cover a range of KS1 and KS2 Science objectives from the National Curriculum and the Scottish Curriculum for Excellence, including forces, climate change and the environment.

We’ve divided our Science resources into sections, which are related to the curriculum, to make it even easier to find your way around. Give our teacher guides and lesson plans a go!


Marvellous Mars!

Be amazed by the wonders of the red planet…

Asteroid Primary Resource

Learn all about the scientific research behind these super space rocks…

Undersea Caves Primary Resource

Discover the secrets of the blue holes…
  • QUIZ

    Which big cat is recognisable thanks to its rosette markings?

Albert Einstein Primary Resource

Discover the life of this incredible physicist…

Polar Bear Primary Resource

Learn all about this Arctic animal

Monkey Primary Resource

Learn about ten fascinating species of monkeys from around the world

The Phases of the Moon Primary Resource

Learn about the different phases of the moon as it orbits the Earth

The Solar System Primary Resource

Take a fascinating journey through our solar system…

The Invention of the Aeroplane Primary Resource

Find out about the key events in the history of the aeroplane

The Human Heart Primary Resource

Learn all about the human heart…


Rainforests of life: Geography resource

Explore the rainforests’ positive ecological impacts on the Earth

Endangered tiger: Science primary resource

Discover how a Siberian tiger cub was rescued and rehabilitated

Space facts primary resource

Understand more about our solar system with these fun facts!

Plastic Pollution: Primary Resource

Learn about the harmful effects of plastic waste on our oceans, and find out how YOU can help!

Marine life of Australia’s coast: primary resource

Discover the secret underwater world of Australia’s coastline

Life in the rainforest primary resource

Discover the animals, insects, plants and people that make the African rainforest their home

Climate change: primary resource

Learn about global warming and what is being done to reduce its impact

Charles Darwin: Theory of evolution resource

Discover what Charles Darwin meant by ‘natural selection’

Sea safari: Animals primary resource

Find out what’s lurking in the mangroves of Mauritius

Dinosaur primary resource: Identifying species

Discover the characteristics of some of the most recognisable dinosaurs

Digestive system: Science primary resource

Learn about the different organs that make up the digestive system

Peculiar plants: Science primary resource

Explore the unique and unusual features that plants can possess

Habitat investigation: Science primary resource

Learn about the different creatures that live in or around a pond

Neil Armstrong primary resource

Discover who Neil Armstrong was and how he became the first man to step foot on the Moon

Mars mission: Science primary resource

Explore what life may be like in space and on the Red Planet

Dinosaur puzzles primary resource

Complete fun and educational puzzles about dinosaurs

Rainforest habitat primary resource

Explore the fascinating features of a rainforest habitat

The brain primary resource

Learn some surprising facts about the human brain and how it functions

Cave creatures primary resource

Explore life in the Postojna Caves and what sustains it

The human body primary resource

Learn some fascinating facts about the human body and how it works

Rainbow rocks: Science primary resource

Discover how rocks are made up of different layers

Dinosaurs: Make your own dino bone

Create your own prehistoric discovery and test your knowledge with our quiz!

Gem stones primary resource

Discover what crystals are and how they are formed

Siberian tiger primary resource

Learn how Siberian tigers are adapted for their environment

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