In this activity children pick from a range of investigations to explore, question and develop their ideas about floating and sinking.
<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.
In this activity children consider what is sand? Why is sand such an important resource? And why is the UN concerned that it might soon run out?
Classroom activities and resources for students aged 11-19 years with film clips, online games and quizzes.
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 will learn the parts of the plant and design a building using a flower shape as inspiration.
In this activity children investigate methods of separating mixtures of solids and learn about the problems of ash clouds for aviation.
Nicki Wise, Deb McGregor and James Bird describe the impact of using iPads to help children aged 8 and 9 think about materials.
The Nuffield Curriculum Centre and the Biosciences Federation in association with CLEAPSS, provide inspiration and guidance for practical biology.
Here Melissa explores dissolving, reversible changes and properties of the materials around her.
Pan London Assessment Network (PLAN)