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A page from LET'S EXPLORE ScienceA 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 kingdomLET'S EXPLORE Mini-beastsLET'S EXPLORE The human bodyLET'S EXPLORE ScienceLET'S EXPLORE SpaceLET'S EXPLORE the Earth and LET'S EXPLORE Prehistoric life.

Where to find LET'S EXPLORE pages?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! 

You can also click on the links in the introductions to each of the LET'S EXPLORE subjects below.

Parts of a flower, LET'S EXPLORE The living worldParts of a flower, LET'S EXPLORE The living world

LET'S EXPLORE The living world

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.

Giant panda, LET'S EXPLORE The animal kingdom Giant panda, LET'S EXPLORE The animal kingdom

The animal kingdom

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.

Life cycle of a butterfly, LET'S EXPLORE Mini-beastsLife cycle of a butterfly, LET'S EXPLORE Mini-beasts


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. 

Kidneys and bladder, LET'S EXPLORE The human bodyKidneys and bladder, LET'S EXPLORE The human body

The human body

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 ScienceInside 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 SpaceSaturn, LET'S EXPLORE Space

The Sun, LET'S EXPLORE SpaceThe 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.

A volcano erupts, LET'S EXPLORE The EarthA volcano erupts, LET'S EXPLORE The Earth

The Earth

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 worldTyrannosaurus rex, LET'S EXPLORE The prehistoric world

Prehistoric life

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

Egyptian Pharaoh, LET'S EXPLORE The ancient worldEgyptian Pharaoh, LET'S EXPLORE The ancient worldOver the coming weeks you will see new sections appearing on Q-files. They include Machines, History, Famous people and Geography.  

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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