In this activity children explore ideas about how we measure time, and look at how these are used in different types of clock such as hourglasses, sun
In this activity children use the exciting space mission to understand the concept of orbits and to link this to their understanding of gravity.
<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 will be observing the growth of seeds in sand and compost over time.
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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.
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.
The International Year of Astronomy provides a wonderful opportunity to explore with children the amazing universe that surrounds our own planet Ea