Heating and Cooling Materials

This resource provides activity ideas, key vocabulary and background knowledge about heating and cooling materials. Produced by the Royal Society of Chemistry for primary level, it aims to develop key skills including: using a thermometer and reading the scale, using a stopwatch accurately, measuring volume and mass, making observations, tabulating results, constructing graphs and planning a fair test. Science poems and a concept cartoon are provided to promote discussion and develop understanding of key concepts. Activities include: *Investigating melting *Measuring temperature accurately *Investigating heating and cooling *Investigating which materials are good conductors of electricity

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