The Queen celebrated her Diamond Jubilee on Tuesday 5 June 2012 and commemorated 60 years of her reign.
Children will investigate the hardness of rocks and its relation to the use of the term 'diamond' in relation to anniversaries.
- to be able to undertake independent research into the properties of diamonds
- to make comparisons
Children will learn:
- to use results of their tests to rank rocks in order of ease of wearing away
- to apply scientific knowledge to everyday situations
These resources were initially developed in partnership with the Centre for Science Education, Sheffield Hallam University.