In this activity children investigate whether a local material, straw, is the best material to use or if a different material would be better.
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 learn about traditional vehicles for travelling across snow and investigate ways of reducing friction.
In this activity children investigate how rocks react differently when in water and do this by testing the permeability of a selection of rocks.
Lego has provided the building blocks of many children's early years.
In this activity children will have the opportunity to plan and set up a fair test investigation to test the strength of bamboo canes.
In this activity children question the evidence that we use plastic bags for 20 minutes to take our shopping home, but they take 1000 years to degrade
In this activity children will learn the parts of the plant and design a building using a flower shape as inspiration.
In this activity children learn the importance of exercise in keeping us healthy and understand that exercise keeps our bodies and minds healthy too.
In this activity children investigate methods of separating mixtures of solids and learn about the problems of ash clouds for aviation.
Nicki Wise, Deb McGregor and James Bird describe the impact of using iPads to help children aged 8 and 9 think about materials.
Here Geanley learns how to identify and compare the suitability for use of a wide range of materials. She also explores how to change the shape.
Pan London Assessment Network (PLAN)