In this activity children use the exciting space mission to understand the concept of orbits and to link this to their understanding of gravity.
This article outlines one way of addressing children's difficulties with forces, following his successful presentation of it at the Associatio
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.
In this activity children investigate the movement of waves and use a chart to explain how to predict when a tsunami may hit.
In this activity children learn about friction and investigate the grip of different shoes to decide which are appropriate for racing on sports day.
In this activity children learn about buoyancy and how it is affected by different water conditions and learn the importance of a Plimsoll Line.
These images are ideal for stimulating discussion in science topics for students of all ages and for student project work.
In this activity children will investigate how a conductive fabric can change the brightness of a bulb.
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In this activity children will learn about pushes and pulls and ways of moving objects.
In this activity children design paper planes and devise rules for their class competition and will cover ideas about air resistance and fair testing.
In this activity children learn how such an enormous plane can take off and stay in the air and design an Airbus for their school.
In this activity children design a boat made of recyclable materials and consider the forces acting on a boat.