Andy Markwick sheds light on how Year 6 (aged 10-11) children can work scientifically with light and shadows.
Bert Nagel explores how, using just drinking straws and staples, you can make wands that produce beautiful soap bubbles.
Easy ways to demonstrate temperature-sensing with thermochromic paint and to measure force with Electrolycra.
This article outlines one way of addressing children's difficulties with forces, following his successful presentation of it at the Associatio
Nicki Wise, Deb McGregor and James Bird describe the impact of using iPads to help children aged 8 and 9 think about materials.
Rosemary Feasey explores the wealth of early-years science to be found in mud.
Music to some people is just'noise', but of course music is more than just sound, even though it is made up of sounds (and silences).
Students and lecturers at Manchester Metropolitan University try to explain this seemingly simple phenomenon.