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Whizz Pop Bang Teaching Resources

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Electricity: how plugs work

An explanation text about plugs.

Topics: Electricity

Year groups: Year 6

Types: Guided Reading

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Interview with an electrical engineer

Building electrical circuits is loads of fun and Nikita Hari gets to do that every day, as she’s an electrical engineer.

Topics: Electricity

Year groups: Year 6

Types: Guided Reading

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Interview with a geothermal scientist

Andrés Ruzo is a geothermal scientist who was fascinated by childhood stories of a mythical boiling river. He ventured deep into the Amazon jungle to find out of if the stories were true.

Topics: Plants

Year groups: Year 3

Types: Guided Reading

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Historical scientist Archimedes

A biography of Archimedes, a mathematician and inventor who had his best ideas in the bath.

Topics: Plants

Year groups: Year 3

Types: Guided Reading

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Plastic pollution: an interview with a scientist who studies a plastic-eating enzyme

An interview with John McGeehan, explaining how he plans to help combat the plastic problem.

Topics: Properties and changes of materials

Year groups: Year 6

Types: Guided Reading

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Sound: the invention of the microphone

An explanation text about who invented the microphone.

Topics: Sound

Year groups: Year 4

Types: Guided Reading

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A practical investigation into sound

Pupils will make their own pin strummer.

Topics: Sound

Year groups: Year 4

Types: Lesson Pack

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What is water?

A non-chronological report about water.

Topics: Plants

Year groups: Year 3

Types: Guided Reading

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Make a bottled jungle

Upcycle a plastic bottle to make a miniature jungle in your classroom.

Topics: States of matter

Year groups: Year 4

Types: Lesson Pack

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Sound: how speakers work

This explanation text explains how a speaker works.

Topics: Sound

Year groups: Year 4

Types: Guided Reading

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Interview with a sound effect engineer

This interview explains what Caoimhe Doyle does in her job as a Foley artist.

Topics: Sound

Year groups: Year 4

Types: Guided Reading

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A non-chronological report on donkeys

This text investigates the super-tough beast, the donkey

Topics: Animals including humans

Year groups: Year 2

Types: Guided Reading

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