Deborah Wilkinson and Wayne Stallard consider how materials can support learning and teaching in the primary classroom.
Activation energies form an energy barrier to a chemical reaction taking place. Simple collision theory, i.e.
The new challenge from Practical Action: '...a great way of teaching children that not everyone in the world has electricity and that solar cells c
A team of year 12 students investigated the likelihood of the various possible causes of death after children had swallowed button batteries
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?
In this activity children pick from a range of investigations to explore, question and develop their ideas about floating and sinking.
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 learn why currency notes are being replaced with polymer materials and why coins are made of metal.</p>
Wave power is continually available around our shores but remains an untapped resource on the commercial scale, this article provides an overview o
Finding an old notice on a canal towpath inspired a consultation with colleagues and search for evidence in an old book to help us look into how th
In this activity children investigate whether a local material, straw, is the best material to use or if a different material would be better.