Andy Markwick and Kevin Watts explore properties and changes of materials, introducing some ideas for chemistry activities.
Bert Nagel explores how, using just drinking straws and staples, you can make wands that produce beautiful soap bubbles.
Bert Nagel shares another interesting and simple adaptation to create something special out of the ordinary.
Claire Walker describes how one child's question created buzz and excitement leading to an engaging and productive investigation for her class
Deborah Wilkinson and Wayne Stallard consider how materials can support learning and teaching in the primary classroom.
Hayley Dymond and her year 6 class used microbes as starting points to create links between science and art.
Lego has provided the building blocks of many children's early years.
Lois Kelly and Alison Brade describe a cross-curricular project designed to enhance learning about micro-organisms.
Explore being facilitators in lessons focusing on microorganisms.
Exploring lLife under the microscope. Includes microbe misconception cards
Nicki Wise, Deb McGregor and James Bird describe the impact of using iPads to help children aged 8 and 9 think about materials.
Peter Sainsbury advocates the use of microscopes in the primary classroom to transform the familiar into something quite amazing.