In this activity children will create a fair test to test the idea that consuming certain additives can cause hyperactivity.
A study by researchers at the University of Southampton has shown increased hyperactivity in children consuming some artificial food colours.
Children will create a fair test to test the idea that consuming certain additives can cause hyperactivity.
- that diet can have an effect on health and wellbeing
Children will learn:
- to plan a fair test, recognising and explaining why it is fair
- that scientists draw conclusions from observations made
- that scientists gather evidence to support a prediction
These resources were initially developed in partnership with the Centre for Science Education, Sheffield Hallam University.