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Selenia in Escaping From Dinosaurs

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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