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
LET'S EXPLORE Prehistoric life
LET'S EXPLORE Ancient worlds
LET'S EXPLORE World history
LET'S EXPLORE Famous people
LET'S EXPLORE British history
LET'S EXPLORE American history
LET'S EXPLORE How things work
LET'S EXPLORE World geography
LET'S EXPLORE Our world
Where to find LET'S EXPLORE pages
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, plants, soil, habitats and biomes.
Click here to explore the animal kingdom. Topics include: fish, marine invertebrates, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, endangered animals.
Click here to explore mini-beasts. Topics include: insects, spiders, scorpions, millipedes and centipedes, other land invertebrates.
Click here to explore the human body. Topics include: breathing, blood, digestion, food, nervous system, hormones, skeleton, muscles, genes and reproduction.
Click here to explore science. Topics include: matter, atoms and molecules, elements, chemical reactions, materials, recycling, forces, motion, energy, electricity. Saturn, LET'S EXPLORE Space
A volcano erupts, LET'S EXPLORE The Earth
Click here to explore space. Topics include: astronomy, Solar System, planets, stars, galaxies, Universe.
Click here to explore the Earth. Topics include: tectonic plates, earthquakes, volcanoes, mountains, rocks, erosion, oceans, weather, climates, global warming.
Click here to explore the prehistoric world. Topics include: how life began, early life, Age of Dinosaurs, Age of Mammals, Ice Ages, prehistoric humans, fossils.
Egyptian Pharaoh, LET'S EXPLORE The ancient world
Click here to explore ancient worlds. Topics include: ancient Egypt, ancient China, ancient India, ancient Greece, Romans, Aztecs and Incas.
Napoleon Bonaparte, LET'S EXPLORE World history
Click here to explore world history. Topics include: Vikings, Medieval Europe, Samurai, Mongol Empire, Age of Discovery, Mughal India, French Revolution, Napoleonic Wars.
Click here to explore the lives of famous people: Mary Anning, Brunel, Columbus, Marie Curie, Thomas Edison, Galileo, Gandhi, Hatshepsut, Joan of Arc, Lincoln, Malala, Mandela, Florence Nightingale, Robert Falcon Scott, plus more than 80 others.
Spanish Armada, LET'S EXPLORE British history
Click here to explore British history. Topics include: Stonehenge, Celts, Roman Britain, Alfred the Great, Battle of Hastings, Henry VIII, Spanish Armada, Gunpowder Plot, Great Fire of London, Industrial Revolution, Titanic.
Click here to explore American history. Topics include: First Americans, Native Americans, European settlement, American Revolution, American West, Gold Rush, American Civil War, Moon landing.
Construction, LET'S EXPLORE How things work
Click here to explore how things work. Topics include: plane, jet engine, helicopter, car engine, construction machines, train, ship, submarine, space rocket, electronics, robot, telecommunication.
Click here to explore world geography. Topics include: world, Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, South America, Oceania.
Click here to explore our world. Topics include: farming, fishing, forestry, industry, fossil fuels, renewable energy, population, environment.
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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