A set of 6 templates to use when investigating the properties of materials.
Enlarge the templates and display around the room as posters. Students contribute to the posters by imagining the consequences in each scenario. They are encouraged to consider their senses as they write down their ideas. This is a fun activity which leads to discussion about the suitability of materials for specific purposes.
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Chemical Sciences: Clever Changes – Unit Plan
This Chemical Sciences unit investigates the physical changes of materials and how properties change when materials stretch, bend, twist, heat or cool. Students predict how materials will vary and whether they can be returned to their original state.
National Curriculum Curriculum alignment
- Key Stage 1 (KS1)
Key Stage 1 (KS1) covers students in Year 1 and Year 2.
The principal focus of science teaching in key stage 1 is to enable pupils to experience and observe phenomena, looking more closely at the natural and humanly-constructed world around them. They should be encouraged to be curious and ask questions a...
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