Knowing about the properties of everyday materials found around us helps us choose the right material for the job.
TAPS aims to develop support for a valid, reliable and manageable system of primary school science assessment.
Bath Spa University
Bert Nagel explores how, using just drinking straws and staples, you can make wands that produce beautiful soap bubbles.
In this activity children identify and compare the suitability of everyday materials for particular uses.
<p>Snap Science is a dynamic, comprehensive programme packed with inspirational resources.</p>
A cartoon story showing the surprising impact of copper in our everyday lives.
Copper Development Association
Denise Balmer helps out with planning and running an enquiry day to boost science in a local junior school and encourage the class to think scienti
In this activity children explore ideas about how we measure time, and look at how these are used in different types of clock such as hourglasses, sun
In this activity children consider what is sand? Why is sand such an important resource? And why is the UN concerned that it might soon run out?
<p>In this activity children explore the science and maths of snowflakes and discover why giant snowballs have appeared on Russian beaches.</
In this activity children use the exciting space mission to understand the concept of orbits and to link this to their understanding of gravity.
In this activity children pick from a range of investigations to explore, question and develop their ideas about floating and sinking.