Selenia in Escaping From Dinosaurs

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Learn about the properties of solids, liquids and gases in this colourful comic aimed at students in Key Stage Two. Written to promote enquiry skills, it contains a linked investigation which focuses on planning and evaluating evidence when investigating how to create the best geyser.

In this episode Selenia creates a wormhole by using the energy of a geyser. She wants to show her friends what a geyser looks like and needs help.

Teacher’s notes provide a link from the comic to the investigation and include an explanation of geysers and how they are created. They also provide curriculum links, extension opportunities, equipment list and a planning sheet and flash cards showing the properties of solids, liquids and gases.

This resource, provided by the University of the West of England is part of a collection of science comics which aim to engage children with science and reading.

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