In this activity children are encouraged to consider the process of invention and take a simple device and improve it with a motor.
RI Christmas Lectures 2014
Rachel Linfield shows how her 'old fashioned' ways can help with enquiry, questions and much more all nicely wrapped too!
Rania Gikopoulou describes how her 5th graders (age 11) learn about abstract phenomena through models of their microscopic structure.
Steven Chapman shares some salient points about teaching this tricky but fascinating subject.
In these activities children help Ricky decide which materials will be good to keep him warm, dry and comfortable and what to eat and drink.
In this activity children will learn about pushes and pulls and ways of moving objects.
The authors explore teachin the nature of science through inquiry-based activities on electric circuits.
Tony Davies uses a magical theme to introduce children to the way electricity works.
In this activity children will decide which materials are suitable for making a boat. They will investigate materials and design a boat.
In this activity children learn about different materials and how they can be used for specific purposes.They will build and test models of houses.
In this activity children investigate the properties of materials in order to design a coin sorter to distinguish between old and new silver coins.
In this activity children will investigate the hardness of rocks and its relation to the use of the term 'diamond' in relation to anniversar