Anne Buckley and Kim Harvey explain how playdough can provide a fun way for children to learn the basics and conduct further enquiries.
TAPS aims to develop support for a valid, reliable and manageable system of primary school science assessment.
Bath Spa University
<p>Snap Science is a dynamic, comprehensive programme packed with inspirational resources.</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 learn about traditional vehicles for travelling across snow and investigate ways of reducing friction.
In this activity children learn the importance of exercise in keeping us healthy and understand that exercise keeps our bodies and minds healthy too.
In this activity children will investigate electrical circuits and consider how a safe and reliable circuit that works, can be made.
In this activity children learn about the different forces acting on an object and how those forces will affect the movement of that object.
In this activity children consider rock types, find out how to generate electricity and research historic and current use of water and wind energy.
In this activity children learn about friction and investigate the grip of different shoes to decide which are appropriate for racing on sports day.
These images are ideal for stimulating discussion in science topics for students of all ages and for student project work.