Materials may be natural or man-made. They may exist as solids, liquids and gases, and as a mixture of states.
Knowing about the properties of everyday materials found around us helps us choose the right material for the job.
Online interactive science resources covering a range of science topics.
Anne outlines how trainee teachers develop futuristic primary science classes.
TAPS aims to develop support for a valid, reliable and manageable system of primary school science assessment.
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Bert Nagel explores how, using just drinking straws and staples, you can make wands that produce beautiful soap bubbles.
The popular science shows that strip science down to its bare essentials.
Easy ways to demonstrate temperature-sensing with thermochromic paint and to measure force with Electrolycra.
In this activity children identify and compare the suitability of everyday materials for particular uses.