Illustrating Science

Use illustration to spice up your Science lessons...

Years: 3, 4, 5, 6

Duration: 60mins

Curriculum Objectives: 2

Subject: Science

Resource Overview

Illustration is an exciting way into many subjects – including Science. Packed with ideas, templates, lesson plans and tips, these fantastic and innovative resources from the House of Illustration will help you teach scientific topics in a fun and creative way. By combining Science with Art, pupils can develop their skills in both, and learn how to communicate the results of their investigations and complex processes in unusual and visually effective ways. For example, the packs included here will help you and your pupils to create local wildlife spotters’ guides, or lampshades illustrated with a plant life cycle! Ideal as introductions to different areas of Science, these fantastic learning materials will help you add extra creativity and engagement to lessons.

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Resource Assets


Illustrating Science Teachers' Pack


Plant Life Cycles Teachers' Guide


Local Nature Spotters Teachers' Guide

Curriculum Objectives

  • Create sketch books to record their observations and use them to review and revisit ideas
  • Improve their mastery of art and design techniques, including drawing, painting and sculpture with a range of materials.