Ticket to Ride
Aimed at primary level, this pack contains nine activities on the theme of transportation. The activities investigate topics related to friction, forces, levers, earth and space, air and water resistance and areas of design and technology. Designed either for use in class or within a science week or club, the activities promote investigative work and communication skills. They include: the best method for carrying a heavy load, designing a paddleboat, investigating the balancing points in boats, looking at crater size and designing and making catapults. Teachers' notes include concise summaries of the science involved in the investigations and provide suggestions for extension including longer term projects. This resource is part of the British Science Association’s National Science & Engineering Week activity pack series.
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