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.
This activity is a simulation to explore how conditions affect the population of rabbits, or of micro-organisms in a petri-dish.
Teaching resources, videos and fun activities for pupils aged 5 to 18. Bring the wild to your classroom with ARKive Education!
Alan J. Hesse
Research-based publications and web-based activities to support active learning from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council.
TAPS aims to develop support for a valid, reliable and manageable system of primary school science assessment.
Bath Spa University
The popular science shows that strip science down to its bare essentials.
<p>Cut iceberg lettuce oxidises and this causes a pink discolouration of the leaf.
In this activity children identify and compare the suitability of everyday materials for particular uses.