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Welcome to OnBoard, our free email service that provides you with loads of the highest quality free teaching material for your interactive whiteboard and your classroom.

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Find great free stuff for your science teaching in one place, saving you hours.

  • Free animations, virtual experiments and quizzes
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  • Free posters
  • Free PowerPoint material, and MUCH MORE!

Just download our latest free content below to GET OnBoard today! You can scroll down for an archive of all the free content we've given away.

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Free animation on acid rain!

Try out our free six-stage animation on acid rain!

This activity explores the causes and effects of acid rain, from the combustion of fossil fuels to the damage the rain can cause once it falls.

The animation also makes students aware of the far-reaching effects acid rain can have on the environment.

This interactive is perfect both as a whole class activity and as revision for Years 9-10.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Free presentation on satellites!

Free presentation on satellites!

Teach your students about artificial satellites with our new, free presentation!

The presentation explains how objects are able to orbit the Earth, using an animation which clearly demonstrates Newton’s thought experiment.

Your students will then learn the differences between geostationary and polar orbits, and receive an introduction to the Hubble Space Telescope.

The presentation ends with a true/false activity to test your class’s understanding!

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Free animation on vaccinations!

Teach your students the importance of vaccinations with this new, free animation!

Billy’s whooping cough spreads through the classroom at speed, but as more and more of the class are vaccinated the disease’s spread lessens. Students are thus introduced to the concept of herd immunity.

Perfect for Years 9 and 10, this is a great way to introduce your students to the importance of vaccinations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Free biology presentation on adaptation!

Adaptation presentation

What is adaptation? What are the differences between general and specific adaptations? Why is it important that organisms adapt to their environment?

Help your students answer all these questions and more with our free presentation!

This resource uses the key example of a shark to explore the ways in which one aquatic predator has adapted to its environment over time, and includes plenty of teacher notes for your own use.

At the end of the presentation you can test your students’ understanding with our interactive activity – perfect for the whole class.

 

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Free Primary resources on light and shadows!

Download the free presentation on light and shadows!

In this presentation, pupils will learn about the relationship between light, an object and the formation of shadows. They will also observe the apparent movement of the Sun and the associated changes in shadows.

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