Andy Markwick sheds light on how Year 6 (aged 10-11) children can work scientifically with light and shadows.
Anne Buckley and Kim Harvey explain how playdough can provide a fun way for children to learn the basics and conduct further enquiries.
TAPS aims to develop support for a valid, reliable and manageable system of primary school science assessment.
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This is just one of a range of fun activities that you can pick and choose from to reinforce and expand children’s understanding about light.
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.
Julian Grant explores the cross-curricular nature of language in scientific recording and how children can waken an audible science world with wor
In this activity children will investigate electrical circuits and consider how a safe and reliable circuit that works, can be made.