Materials may be natural or man-made. They may exist as solids, liquids and gases, and as a mixture of states.
In this activity children use the exciting space mission to understand the concept of orbits and to link this to their understanding of gravity.
This article outlines one way of addressing children's difficulties with forces, following his successful presentation of it at the Associatio
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In this activity children investigate the effects of gravity and create a series of force diagrams to explain what it would be like in zero gravity.
In this activity children investigate the movement of waves and use a chart to explain how to predict when a tsunami may hit.
In this activity children learn about friction and investigate the grip of different shoes to decide which are appropriate for racing on sports day.
In this activity children learn about buoyancy and how it is affected by different water conditions and learn the importance of a Plimsoll Line.
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Students are challenged to design and make a wind powered machine that can lift a weighted cup off the floor.
For pupils age 7-14 to use STEM skills to design and build a model of a flood-proof house.
Help pupils find out about access to water and build their own filters.