In this activity children pick from a range of investigations to explore, question and develop their ideas about floating and sinking.
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
<p>In this activity children learn why currency notes are being replaced with polymer materials and why coins are made of metal.</p>
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Institute of Physics
In this activity children learn about traditional vehicles for travelling across snow and investigate ways of reducing friction.
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 investigate the effects of gravity and create a series of force diagrams to explain what it would be like in zero gravity.