Wheels and Axles
A great resource that explains and tests children on their knowledge of parts of a simple car.
Looking at Mechanisms
A fantastic introduction to mechanisms, levers and linkages using familiar objects as examples.
Motion From Heat
A great tutorial that explains how heat is used to power some machines.
More Force and Acceleration
A great tutorial that uses bob sleds as an example of how if more force is used then there will be more acceleration.
Looking at Pumps
An on line experiment that looks at pneumatic mechanisms and how they may cause a lever to move.
A great tutorial that explains how a wheel and axel is used to turn a tap on and off.
Examples of Wedges
Click on either a nail, door stop, ax, chisel or knife to find out more about the wedge.
Web Safety 2.0
A great resource to discuss safety issues when using the internet and social networking.
Mobile Phone Dilemmas
Children discuss the safe and appropriate use of mobile phones.
Children read a number of different emails, for example spam, competitions and friendly emails then decide how to respond.
Online Gaming Dilemmas
Children discuss the safe and appropriate use of online gaming.