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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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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 blood glucose levels!

Teach your class about blood glucose levels with this free animation!

This interactive activity features the liver and pancreas, and demonstrates glucose circulating in the blood stream.

Students can then click to see how the levels of glucose change depending on whether someone has eaten or recently exercised.

This animation is ideal for Years 9 and 10 and a good introduction to the role played by hormones in controlling the levels of blood glucose.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Free presentation comparing metals and non-metals!

Metals presentation

Lead a class discussion on metals and non-metals with this free presentation!

Perfect for ages 11-14, this presentation compares the properties of metals and non-metals and helps your students to identify differences between the two, as well as exceptions.

What’s more, this resource features a virtual experiment which tests the properties of a metal versus a non-metal item, as well as a true-false activity to see how much your students have learnt.

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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 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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