A page from LET'S EXPLORE ScienceThe LET'S EXPLORE pages on Q-files have been written specially for younger readers in primary or elementary schools. As with all Q-files pages, you will find plenty to read, facts to discover and images to look at. You can also click on links to take you to other LET'S EXPLORE pages. And if you want to dig deeper into a subject that particularly interests you, follow the links to other pages in Q-files at the foot of each page.
Links to LET’S EXPLORE sections
LET'S EXPLORE The living world, LET'S EXPLORE The animal kingdom, LET'S EXPLORE Mini-beasts, LET'S EXPLORE The human body, LET'S EXPLORE Science, LET'S EXPLORE Space, LET'S EXPLORE the Earth and LET'S EXPLORE Prehistoric life.
Where to find LET’S EXPLORE pages
Look for the LET'S EXPLORE button in the drop-down menu for each subject at the top of any Q-files page, and click on it. You'll find a range of topics listed down the left-hand side of the page. Scroll down ... and get exploring!
Click here to explore the living world. Topics include: life, cells, evolution, micro-life, plants, flowers, fruits and seeds, trees, fungi, ecosystems, habitats and biomes, food webs, soil, life in tropical rainforests, Arctic, Antarctica, tundra, woodlands, conifer forests, grasslands, savanna, deserts, mountains, rivers and wetlands, scrublands, cities and farmland, seashore and oceans.
Click here to explore the animal kingdom. Topics include: fish, sharks, marine invertebrates, amphibians, reptiles, crocodiles, birds, mammals, marsupials, platypus, carnivores, herbivores, elephants, insect-eaters, bats, marine mammals, whales and dolphins, monkeys and apes, rodents, rabbits and hares, endangered animals.
Click here to explore mini-beasts. Topics include: insects, ants, beetles, butterflies and moths, flies and mosquitoes, bees, termites, spiders, scorpions, millipedes and centipedes, earthworms, slugs and snails, woodlice, mites and ticks.
Click here to explore the human body. Topics include: breathing, heart, blood, digestion, food, brain, eye, ear, smell and taste, hormones, skin, hair and nails, skeleton, joints, teeth, muscles, genes and reproduction.
Inside an atom, LET'S EXPLORE Science
Click here to explore science. Topics include: matter, atoms and molecules, elements, chemical reactions, properties of materials, density, recycling, forces, motion, pressure, gravity, machines, friction, energy, heat, light, colour, electricity, magnetism and sound.
Saturn, LET'S EXPLORE Space
The Sun, LET'S EXPLORE Space
Click here to explore space. Topics include: astronomy, space probes, telescopes, constellations, Solar System, Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto, comets, asteroids, stars, Milky Way Galaxy, Universe and extraterrestrial life.
Click here to explore the Earth. Topics include: Earth's interior, tectonic plates, earthquakes, volcanoes, mountains, rocks, weathering and erosion, rivers, caves, glaciers, deserts, coasts, oceans, poles, tides and waves, water cycle, weather, clouds, storms, hurricanes, tornadoes, seasons, climates, atmosphere and global warming.
Tyrannosaurus rex, LET'S EXPLORE The prehistoric world
Click here to explore the prehistoric world. Topics include: how life began, Cambrian period, first fish, first life on land, Carboniferous and Permian periods, Age of Dinosaurs, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods, marine reptiles, pterosaurs, dinosaur extinction, Age of Mammals, Ice Ages, prehistoric humans, fossils.
More LET’S EXPLORE subjects
We shall, of course, be adding more new pages and making updates and improvements to existing ones—as with the rest of Q-files. So if there are any topics you would like to see covered in the LET'S EXPLORE sections, please let us know.
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