Knowing about the properties of everyday materials found around us helps us choose the right material for the job.
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
Bert Nagel explores how, using just drinking straws and staples, you can make wands that produce beautiful soap bubbles.
The popular science shows that strip science down to its bare essentials.
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>
<p>Designed to develop stronger maths and practical skills, helping students tackle the demands of AS and A-level Science.</p>
<p>Study and revision guides to provide essential support for exam preparation.</p>
A cartoon story showing the surprising impact of copper in our everyday lives.
Copper Development Association
<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.