Key Terms

Key Terms

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Shortlisted for the NASEN award for ICT Inclusivity, this multilingual resource provides over 8 hours of definitions, explanations and examples of key terms taken from the Science National Curriculum for Key Stages 3 and 4 (Ages 9-14). As useful for native English speakers as it is for EAL students, the "Key Terms" series helps students quickly assimilate key concepts and terms.

The Terms are: Absorb, acid, alkaline, amphibian, chemical, circulation, condensation, combustion, digestion, element, evaporation, exchange, freeze, frequency, friction, function, growth, hazard, insect, laboratory, liquid, mammal, method, nutrient, organism, oxygen, particles, predator, pressure, reproduce, respiration, solution, temperature, thermometer, vertibrate, vessel.

These resources are particularly useful for new arrivals, allowing students to access key terms in their native language. With this PENpal enabled poster, teachers can quickly assess new students: simply select a language then touch the pen to the words that you would like to hear explained.The words are seen in English and heard, with a full explanation, in 19 languages: Arabic, Czech, English, Farsi,French, Gujarati,  Korean,Lithuanian Mandarin, Panjabi, Polish,Portuguese, Russian, Slovakian, Somali,Sylheti (Bangla), Turkish, Urdu, Vietnamese.

NB You will need a PENpal or RecorderPEN to hear the audio content of this chart.

For more "Key Terms" posters, take a look at our Key Terms in Maths, Geography and English.

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