Science resources for primary schools
Use video to answer questions like, ‘Can I bend spoons with my mind?’ in your primary Science lessons. The ClickView collection includes hundreds of educational videos and resources for primary Science, spanning topics including physics, energy, sustainability, the water cycle, space, electricity, biology and more.
Free primary Science videos to heighten student understanding
High-quality video is a powerful teaching tool for any learning level. Use it in the primary classroom to clarify various concepts or help students revise for Science quizzes. By using interactive video to promote oracy, you can formatively assess your students to check their understanding or track their progress through a unit of work. Our most frequently accessed Science videos are available free, for a limited time. Find out more about how you can work with ClickView and your library team to create a deeper understanding of Science through video.
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Explore hundreds of curriculum-aligned primary Science resources
With a ClickView subscription, you can watch all videos and download the primary Science teaching resource pack for any video. These resources, designed with subject experts and aligned to the curriculum, include lesson plans and downloadable classroom activities, to complement each video. Use them as they are or adapt and embed them into your LMS for classroom use.
Short, sharp and engaging
Explore award-winning educational Science content, including ClickView-produced series, feature films and Freeview TV content. Video is an engaging tool for teaching many topics within the primary Science curriculum, such as energy, sustainability, the water cycle, space, electricity, biology and more. Short, sharp Miniclips are designed to capture the attention of primary students.
Track student progress
Use interactive video in the primary classroom to clarify various concepts or help students revise for Science quizzes. Add question layers to any video in the collection to help you check student understanding or track their progress through a unit of work.
High-quality video can be a powerful teaching tool for students in Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2. We’ve made sure to classify each video in our collection, so you can be sure there’s no ads or inappropriate content included with your viewing. Our Science content library includes engaging clips on topics including habitats, planets, the food chain and more.
Designed with subject experts
We collaborate with a team of subject experts to make sure all our world-leading content aligns with the National Curriculum and Curriculum for Excellence. Each video comes with a downloadable teaching resource pack, including lesson plans and classroom activities designed with our educational experts.
Helpful teaching strategies
ClickView content, along with various teaching strategies, helps support learning objectives in the primary Science classroom. Playlists can be used for differentiated teaching, while worked examples and explicit teaching help explain scientific concepts. Access our full range of teaching strategies resources ready to apply to your KS1 or KS2 classroom.
Video to challenge young scientists
Discover a huge range of ClickView-produced Science resources for primary schools to inspire and challenge your young learners. From Electricity and Circuits to Understanding Life Systems: Growth and Change in Plants, you’re sure to find video content to match a current or upcoming classroom topic. The series Energy and Sustainability encourages students to think about what energy is and how it can be seen in their world. Flow of Heat explores convection, conduction and radiation, while Evolutionary Biology Essentials looks at the structural, behavioural and physiological adaptations of organisms including arctic foxes and humpback whales. Browse the entire primary Science collection
Science teaching methods for primary school
Explore a range of Science teaching methods and strategies with your primary students. Set meaningful SMART goals with your students at the beginning of each term, using formative assessment data to guide the process. Use the playlists feature to help support differentiated learning within the classroom and encourage self-directed or flipped learning. Create extension tasks for those who need them or build in extra reinforcements with bonus video content on core concepts. Need tips for primary classroom management, too? We can help. Explore teaching strategies for your classroom
Science resources for primary teachers
Miniclips are a fantastic video content option to begin a class or unit of work. Short, sharp and engaging, they’ll draw your students in and build their curiosity. Additionally, bringing technology into the classroom is a proven student-centred classroom management strategy. There are Primary Science Miniclips on a range of topics, including Phases of the Moon, Diving into the Water Cycle, Light and Shadows and Discovering Rocks and Soil. Alongside our ever-evolving collection of ClickView-produced resources, you also have access to ClickView TV. Here you’ll find a huge selection of educationally relevant and fresh programming, such as the latest news broadcasts and documentaries, advert-free. Discover our Miniclips collection
Keep contemporary learners interested in Science
Contemporary video content supports dynamic teaching and learning in the primary Science classroom. The Fourth Industrial Revolution with Emer Maguire, for instance, is a series of ten videos exploring technologies that have evolved over the last 200 years, such as work, food, transport, energy and health, and what the world could look like in 2030. Changes Around Us explores both reversible and irreversible changes by examining folding, burning and stretching. Explore the entire ClickView collection