Materials may be natural or man-made. They may exist as solids, liquids and gases, and as a mixture of states.
TAPS aims to develop support for a valid, reliable and manageable system of primary school science assessment.
Bath Spa University
In this activity children identify and compare the suitability of everyday materials for particular uses.
<p>Snap Science is a dynamic, comprehensive programme packed with inspirational resources.</p>
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 investigate whether a local material, straw, is the best material to use or if a different material would be better.
First Lego League is for young people aged 9 to16 years, working in teams with a supporting adult coach.
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 have the opportunity to plan and set up a fair test investigation to test the strength of bamboo canes.