TAPS aims to develop support for a valid, reliable and manageable system of primary school science assessment.
Bath Spa University
The universe and broaden their horizons.
Emma Vanstone offers engaging activities and links with key stage 1 and early years maths and science enjoy supporting learning in both subjects wi
<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 will learn the life cycle of a butterfly and create and label a life cycle diagram.
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 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 traditional vehicles for travelling across snow and investigate ways of reducing friction.
Marilyn Brodie and Nicky Fuller consider the maths of the natural world with activities based on Fibonacci numbers.
<p>In this activity children can view the Museum survey http://www.nhm.ac.uk/take-part/citizen-science/bluebell-survey.html or use standalone.&l
For some children maths and science are exciting subjects that work side by side, one providing the opportunity to practise and hone skills and kno