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In this activity children learn about sound and plan an investigation to find out if you can still detect sound when your ears are covered.
In this activity children will investigate how this clock works and determine how they would change the sound.
In this activity children will investigate different types of sound and determine which could be used as the new sound for modern quiet cars.
In this activity children learn how sounds are made and the difference between speaking and snoring and which parts of the body are responsible.
In this activity children design a mobile phone with a ringtone that only they can hear and learn how humans have a different hearing range to animals
In this activity children investigate how mirrors can change the direction of light and use their scientific knowledge to design an invisibility cloak
In this activity children consider the disadvantages of solar-power and look at data and predict the best month for the race in Australia.
In this activity children identify appliances that use electricity and appreciate the effect that electricity has on our everyday lives.
In this activity children design a circuit for a flashing light powered by the knee brace and consider the advantages and problems.
In this activity children will investigate ways of measuring sunshine and discuss the validity of these methods.