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Sustainable Stories And Solutions For Our Planet

This resource contains practical and discussion activities which link to many areas of the science curriculum including materials and their properties, balanced diets, many aspects of working scientifically and sustainability.

Activities include:

Which metal? - investigate the properties of a range of everyday materials, and carry out an observation over time. 

Which Plastic? - identify and name unknown plastics by observing what happens when samples are placed in different liquids and when a force is applied.

Which washing product? - investigate how effective different commercial washing products are at removing stains from fabric.

How can we grow oyster mushrooms? -   grow a crop of oyster mushrooms as a sustainable food source and observe changes over time. 

Which plant materials? - investigate sustainable plant-based source of fuel.

This resource has been provided by CIEC.

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