Bright Sparks: Wet and Dry

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In this resource, aimed at primary level, children create a model of the water cycle in a container. Linked to the topic of states of matter and properties and changes of materials, it introduces the activity by looking at the work of Benjamin Franklin, who investigated evaporation and its role in cooling things down. It then provides instructions on modelling the water cycle in which children can see the processes of evaporation and condensation. This resource produced by the Royal Society is part of a series which links to the life and work of Benjamin Franklin:

Wet and dry

Lightning strike

Inventions

Unusual instruments

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