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>
In this activity children pick from a range of investigations to explore, question and develop their ideas about floating and sinking.
<p>In this activity children learn why currency notes are being replaced with polymer materials and why coins are made of metal.</p>
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 investigate how rocks react differently when in water and do this by testing the permeability of a selection of rocks.
In this activity children will investigate the properties of water and oil and will try to find a way to separate the two liquids.
In this activity children will learn the parts of the plant and design a building using a flower shape as inspiration.
In this activity children investigate methods of separating mixtures of solids and learn about the problems of ash clouds for aviation.
Nicki Wise, Deb McGregor and James Bird describe the impact of using iPads to help children aged 8 and 9 think about materials.