Teaching EAL Learners in Science – general information from the Bell Foundation website which is an excellent source of subject-related EAL resources.
Supporting EAL Learners with Scientific Language An EAL Specialist Scientist discusses strategies to help develop Scientific language with your students.
EAL Science pack – shared resource from TES – you need to register with TES Connect to be able to login and access this. This is mostly free and well worth doing. For some resources a small charge is now made.
Lancashire Council Polish Science Pack (5854K) PDF EAL Science Pack developed for Secondary Schools from Lancashire County Council and Heysham High School for Polish students.
Resources from EAL NEXUS You need to register (for free) to access the resources
- Science Investigations This is a pack of materials to support EAL learners at a range of stages of English language acquisition with writing up science investigations.
- Heat loss experiment
- The boiling point of water
- Which food gives the most energy?
- Testing acids and alkalis
- Which type of sugar dissolves most quickly?
- Does sugar dissolve faster in hot or cold water?
- Friction Game
- Reactants and products
- States of Matter
- Electrical safety
- Adaptation to different habitats
- Physical and chemical changes (by studying a car)
- Magnetism Investigation
- Learning about magnetism
- Plants and animal cells
- Electrical Circuits
- Construction Materials
- Finding the pH of household products
- A Balanced Diet
- Organs and Systems
- Specialised Cells
- Life Processes
TWINKYL Twinkyl is a subscription service. Aberdeen EAL service has a subscription and if you want a resource speak to the EAL teacher attached to your school. TWINKYL has a lot of resources: Learning Packs; Worksheets; Powerpoints; Topic Packs; posters and much more. It contains may high quality science resources.
Polish Resources from Wokingham Borough Council
Arabic Resources from Wokingham Borough Council
|Science Key Words – Arabic (92KB)||Download|
|Science-Hazard symbols (126KB)||Download|
|Sciences Genetics (in Arabic) – weblink (87KB)||Download|
Language Resources from Highland EAL Service for Science
|Type||Language||Name||File Size||Download Link|
|Arabic||KS3 Visual Dictionary||Download|
|Bengali||Apparatus List (B)||Download|
|Farsi||Science Wordlist Farsi||Download|
|Hungarian||Science Wordlist (H)||Download|
|Polish||Science Planning Sheet||Download|
|Polish||Writing a Conclusion||Download|
|Thai||Science Planning Thai||Download|
Science Resources on a variety of topics. The topics and levels are designed for use in the Irish Education System, but many may well be of use elsewhere.
“Though primarily designed for newcomer learners of English, the Language Support Activity Units and other activities on this site are equally suited to the needs of all students as they encourage both subject and language learning. All resources and classroom activities may be downloaded and printed. Activities are suitable for classroom use, homework and self-study.”