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Particles

The practical activities in this resource provide an introduction to particles through an investigative and problem solving approach. The experiments can be carried out in any order and integrated into an existing scheme of work, and are ideal as part of a circus of activities around the classroom.

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Photography

The practical activities in this resource provide a good introduction to the properties of light and lenses through the context of photography, including making a pinhole camera. The experiments can be carried out in any order and integrated into an existing scheme of work, and are ideal as part of a circus of...

Pond Studies

This resource provides ideas for looking at pond plant and animal life using a microscope to make observations and comparisons. Identification sheets are provided for students to identify what they find in pond water and mud. The experiments can be carried out in any order and integrated into an existing scheme of...

Safety

This resource contains ideas for practically based activities which could be taught as a short
course or slotted into the scheme of work as appropriate. The activities are safety in the home, the fire triangle, fire extinguishers, fuels, fire-proofing and road safety. The experiments can be carried out in...

Soil

In this resource, soil is examined as a growing medium. The activities suggested are designed to produce some understanding of the importance of soil rather than looking at analytical methods. Students investigate soil types, the formation of soil, the quality of soil for plant growth and soil erosion. The...

Sound

The range of activities suggested here provides an interesting introduction to sound through an investigative and problem solving approach. The experiments can be carried out in any order and integrated into an existing scheme of work, and are ideal as part of a circus of activities around the classroom.

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Time

This resource, using an investigative approach, looks at the concept of time. The suggested activities cover the movement of the sun, tides, making a simple clock, lifespans, time lapse photography and calendars. The experiments can be carried out in any order and integrated into an existing scheme of work, and are...

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