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Testing the Strength of PAPER

Testing the Strength of PAPER

This science investigation requires the children to test the strength of 4 different types of paper including: Plain paper Newspaper Paper towel Toilet paper You will need to prepare the 4 different types of paper and cut them into thin strips of equal length (10cm long 0.5cm wide). Get the children  to stick each type of paper onto the edge of their table and keep adding 10g weights (using a hook mass) until the paper snaps. Good luck!
Lresources4teachers
General Science Word Search Puzzle PLUS Science Facts for Kids (Both Items)

General Science Word Search Puzzle PLUS Science Facts for Kids (Both Items)

GENERAL SCIENCE WORD SEARCH PUZZLE PLUS SCIENCE FACTS FOR KIDS (BOTH ITEMS) GENERAL SCIENCE WORD SEARCH PUZZLE: 33 words to find in this HUGE word search puzzle all dealing with Science. Students LOVE these word searches and know how to use them. You do too. A GREAT FILLER ACTIVITY with learning involved. These science terms are sure to lead to discussions. Decorated with different science images. SCIENCE FACTS FOR KIDS: You receive 40, yes 40 general science questions covering a wide range of topics all dealing with different areas of science. Do your students know their general science? These 3 worksheets will help. Students are asked to answer all 40 questions and THEN discuss their answers with their teacher and class. They will know some of these and learn from the rest. THREE FULL WORKSHEETS all on basic science facts. Your download of 4 pages includes answers. Decorated for fun. Designed and created by David Filipek. Copyright© 2018 David Filipek All rights reserved by author. Permission for downloads to copy for single classroom use only. Electronic distribution limited to single classroom use only. Not for public display.
dfilipek
Sink and Float - Experiments

Sink and Float - Experiments

Science experiments are a great way to encourage children’s curiosity and engagement. They help children to make connections with real life experiences and provides a way to understand the world. The concept of sinking and floating is fun to explore and promotes critical thinking. The hands-on experiments in this resource, allow children to observe which objects sink or float in water. In a playful way the children will become familiar with making predictions, observations, identifying, sorting, reasoning, gathering data, comparing and evaluating. This resource contains: A clear explanation (with examples) of how to use this resource Two posters for your classroom to help visualize the concepts of sinking and floating. Various recording sheets to record the experiments. (differentiated): Sink or Float? (cut and paste pictures to record the result after testing Test and Sort ( testing, identifying and recording results) Make a Prediction (creating a visual record of prediction, and observation. Evaluate prediction in comparison to result with a smiley) Predict and Test ( data handling: create a more abstract record of prediction and observation) Step by step description of conducting the following experiments (incl. photo’s and explanation of why it works this way): Experiment: Do eggs sink or float? Experiment: Does an orange sink or float?
mavalou
Reduce Reuse Recycle Sorting Activity

Reduce Reuse Recycle Sorting Activity

This resource is perfect for your Reduce Reuse Recycle Unit or any other caring for the environment study. It has 15 sorting cards to cut and paste into either the reduce, reuse or recycle areas on a ‘Y’ chart. I used this activity to start a ‘Trash to Treasure’ unit that my class did. I have included both a color version and a black and white version for you to choose from
Kiwilander
Year 5 Materials Science Planning and Resources

Year 5 Materials Science Planning and Resources

This resource includes 4 Smart Notebook flip charts that took me six lessons to cover (half a term). The flip charts include easy to follow instructions as well as a clear structure to each session with practical actitivies. We gave our science a book twist so the flip charts link to Narnia, but could be changed to any fictional story or location. Lessons inlcude ‘Bright Ideas Time’ which is used to promote scientific discussion. Science Structure Strips are also inlcuded in this resource for investigative work. Objectives Covered Include: Compare and group together everyday materials on the basis of their properties, including their hardness, solubility, transparency, conductivity (electrical and thermal), and response to magnets. Explain that some changes result in the formation of new materials, and that this kind of change is not usually reversible, including changes associated with burning and the action of acid on bicarbonate of soda. Know that some materials will dissolve in liquid to form a solution, and describe how to recover a substance from a solution.
rustysmart
Outdoor science: keyword scavenger hunt

Outdoor science: keyword scavenger hunt

This lesson developed by accident when I asked the children to find there own seeds for a lesson on looking at seeds. They came back with all parts of the plant, showing me how little knowledge they had of the parts of a plant when exposed to the choice of the outside world. Some great ideas. Part of a series.
Bonterre
Light, Energy, and Matter Collection

Light, Energy, and Matter Collection

This collection features printables covering light, energy, and matter. Also included: an engaging video on matter—great for introducing or reviewing the topic in whole group! Create your FREE ABCmouse for Teachers account to access these and over 9,000 more resources for Preschool through 2nd grade. Visit www.ABCmouse.com/Teachers to sign up.
ABCmouseforTeachers
Identify Reversible and Irreversible Changes (Complete Practical Lesson)

Identify Reversible and Irreversible Changes (Complete Practical Lesson)

This is a complete practical lesson for lower KS2 on the difference between reversible and irreversible changes. The lesson begins with an open-ended ‘odd one out’ activity intended to engage children’s deeper thinking and elicit appropriate scientific vocabulary and verbal reasoning. Depending on your school’s health and safety policy, you may or may not be able to do the very first teacher demonstration, where you burn a small amount of methylated spirit in a plate (then show them the empty plate after it has burned away!) If not, videos can easily be found on YouTube. For the 3 child-led practical parts of the lesson you will need: olive/sunflower/vegetable oil vinegar (any) sand filter paper funnels Alka-Seltzer tablets (one per pair) or similar There is then a short activity to finish off with - differentiated three ways and with an open-ended extension question to keep any ‘fast finishers’ busy! The plenary activity challenges pupils to use what they have learned to discuss whether a real-world chemical change is reversible or irreversible. Give the blue cards to one partner and the yellow ones to the other. The partners will then have to work together to arrive at a conclusion.
tejlander
Scientists and Inventors   -  PowerPoint and Worksheets Big Bundle

Scientists and Inventors - PowerPoint and Worksheets Big Bundle

<strong>Scientists and Inventors - PowerPoint and Worksheets Big Bundle </strong> My complete Scientists and Inventors resources collection – Let’s learn about famous scientists This download is a collection of resources which teach children about famous scientist and inventors. Each resource has detailed PowerPoint on the inventor’s life, achievements, inventions and facts. There are also differentiated worksheets to allow children to demonstrate their understanding. Each resource includes: Complete PowerPoint Worksheets (x3 differentiated) Blank worksheet for answers Answer sheets Thanks for looking Please remember to leave feedback, for updates and promotions you can also follow me <strong> here</strong> <strong>Some of my other products:</strong> <strong> Big Science Bundle Pack</strong> <strong> Complete Space and the Solar System Workbook</strong> <strong> Complete Dialogues and Play Scripts Writing Unit</strong>
TheGingerTeacher
4th and 5th Grade Energy - Renewable and Non-Renewable  w/Engineering Challenge

4th and 5th Grade Energy - Renewable and Non-Renewable w/Engineering Challenge

This NGSS lesson with a STEM component is cross-curricular, contains an engineering challenge and helps students distinguish between the pros and cons of both renewable and non-renewable resources. It is hand-on and engaging science with CCSS integrated. This unit contains: A teaching PPT (also in PDF) of renewable energy resources. A teaching PPT (also in PDF) of non-renewable energy resources Student Engineering Challenge - student pages and teacher Presentation Interactive workbook pages for the entire unit CLOZE reading Lesson plan and complete instructions included. Thematic lesson that is differentiated and ENGAGING! And so Much More 86 pages in all. Check out my blogs at: http://www.instructionalstrategiesteachingtipsandtricks.com/ www.storytimebyelizabeth.com
elizabethpinotti
Topical Science Update - April 2018

Topical Science Update - April 2018

April’s Topical Science Update Plastic Special Report An in depth look at the history of plastic, the issues surrounding plastic use and the possible solutions to the biggest environmental problem we have ever faced. Also featuring the Great Science Share for Schools https://www.greatscienceshare.org/schools-share-2018/ and the Topical Science Updates Survey http://bit.ly/TSUimpact
paultyler
Materials - Year 5 unit of work - All  plans and resources including assessment.

Materials - Year 5 unit of work - All plans and resources including assessment.

This is seven lessons worth of work. Each lesson is directly related to the national curriculum’s objectives for the Year 5 unit of materials. The unit comes complete with an end-of-unit quiz (including mark scheme) to test the children’s understanding. I designed all the lessons myself to include: Cross-curricular writing (2 built-in extended writing opportunities) Maths (Venn diagrams, line graphs and reference to volume) Scientific work (nearly every lesson involves an experiment / activity) Scientific vocabulary, including references to variables, particularly controls for fair testing. I decided to add this resource as it worked extremely well with my class, the children enjoyed it and it allowed me to evidence and teach so much of the curriculum as you can see above. All lesson plans, presentations and resources are included. PLEASE NOTE - A lot of these lessons require extra-resources which your school most likely already have such as graph paper, and stop watches, scientific paper etc. Some lessons do require the teacher to buy resources (all of which will be cheap) such as Rice Krispies and chocolate (a lesson on reversible changes) and others. Thanks for viewing, please review and check out my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/d_roberts1
d_roberts1
Where are Rocks

Where are Rocks

I made this presentation to teach some common types of rocks and their use in Looking at Rocks unit to grade 1. It is the best to teach the year 2 objective: Can recognise some types of rocks and the uses of different rocks.
parvinjafarova
Investigate materials transparency

Investigate materials transparency

A recording sheet used successfully by children of wide range of abilities to show their understanding of transparency of materials. The children were prompted to decide how to test materials: did they shine light fom a torch, hold up to the window or to electric light. Materials used intially included glass, leather, wood, fabric, wool, china, stone etc and as an extension different types of paper.
lukeliamlion
KS3 Science and Engineering Project Ideas: Bloodhound SSC Jet Car.

KS3 Science and Engineering Project Ideas: Bloodhound SSC Jet Car.

A quick and easy, plug- and play activity, with videos, questions and answers introducing the Bloodhound SSC 1000mph car. Would you like an introduction to the Bloodhound SSC Project before you attend a workshop, or need to inspire STEM subjects? A 10-45 min activity depending on how many topics you wish to visit. The BLOODHOUND Project is not only about building a car to go 1,000mph, but it is also a perfect vehicle for education of STEM subjects. Over the life of this project we’ve been able to inspire over 2 million young people! For more activities, videos, resources and information on workshops visit, www.bloodhoundssc.com, or follow us on twitter: @Bloodhound_EDU.
Bloodhound_EDU
KS2 KS3 GCSE STEM Workshops:  with the Bloodhound SSC Rocket and Jet powered 1000mph car.

KS2 KS3 GCSE STEM Workshops: with the Bloodhound SSC Rocket and Jet powered 1000mph car.

This two minute video demonstrates how we are using our 1000mph rocket and jet car as the basis of themed activities, videos workshops and outreach programmes to inspire young people into STEM subjects. Find more useful resources on our website, www.bloodhoundssc.com, or on here by searching for Bloodhound_EDU. The BLOODHOUND Project is not only about building a car to go 1,000mph, but it is also a perfect vehicle for education of STEM subjects. Over the life of this project we’ve been able to inspire over 2 million young people! Please share, and give us on feedback on what else we could create to stretch your keenies and help engage your dis-interested scientists’.
Bloodhound_EDU
Solar Oven Activity Sheet

Solar Oven Activity Sheet

There is a blackout and you are stuck without power for a few days. Help your family by building a solar powered oven to cook your food. Build a solar oven that can get to over 80’C using everyday materials. This is a fun and easy activity that can be done by anyone that can use a pair of scissors. The end result is incredibly effective and can easily be extended to learn about scientific measurements and controls. The worksheet is self-contained on one sheet of paper minimising the amount of printing required. Instructions are included on the worksheet. Materials needed: Worksheet Scissors Cling Wrap Thermometer (optional) Colour pencils to decorate Follow up questions: How could you make your oven even hotter? How could you keep your oven hot even after the sun goes down?
BrainChildAcademy
Conductor or Insulator

Conductor or Insulator

This is a very simple activity for plenary lesson on conductors and insulators. Cut out the cards and give each child a picture. They all will hold up their picture. You can ask students with pictures of conductors stand and theones holding insulators sit. Or you can add some fun to the activity by asking students with conductor pictures shake etc. Suitable for grade 1 and grade 2 electricity and properties of Materials units.
parvinjafarova
The Great Big Food Cycle Event

The Great Big Food Cycle Event

The Great Big Food Cycle Event is for groups of 45-60 pupils from P6-S1 and uses practical activity to explain the different aspects of the food cycle, their environmental impacts and how we can make more sustainable food choices. 7 stations are set up using the activity resources which include full instruction and equipment lists; icons for each station and additional materials can be found in display and poster resources. There are a large number of additional resources required such as soil, seeds, empty packaging, wrappers, unavoidable waste items, worms, sand etc. and the event requires a some preparation. Red worms can be ordered from the internet or found in most long-standing, soil contact compost heaps. The large group of students is split into 7 groups of appropriate numbers and each student issued with a booklet (in display and poster resources) that should be filled in as they move around the stations. Each group should visit each station for 15-20 minutes before moving round the room, depending on time availability. The Smoothie Bike station can be adapted to use a regular blender, though if a smoothie bike is available to hire locally it is worth the experience. The Incredible Inedibles station can be adapted to use any of the waste products listed in the activity appendix in a practical manner. While the message of the event is best delivered as a whole, each activity is suitable to deliver individually with a small student group. Previous students have shown a high level of engagement and increased appreciation for the impacts associated with the food cycle. At the end of the event, ideal give-aways to issue to the students include; seed potatoes and potato grow bags, packets of seeds, pasta portioners etc. The Great Big Food Cycle Event was conceived by Belville Community Garden in Inverclyde Scotland, as part of their Climate Challenge Funded project ‘Connecting Food growing Across Inverclyde’, which aimed to tackle community carbon emissions arising from our food purchasing and wastage habits.
sally158
Design and Technology - Inventions - Constructing an Orrery (Small Scale Solar System).

Design and Technology - Inventions - Constructing an Orrery (Small Scale Solar System).

Within the attached documents is a 6 week project outlined through a Medium Term Plan explained in detail week by week steps. This includes: investigation, design, making and evaluation of the invention. I followed the video attached with the children when it came to the actual making stage (stopping and starting the video as necessary). This meant I had to pre-watch the video and order/make the required materials needed for the entire class. I split the children into groups of 3 and made 10+ Orreries at the same time. The children loved the project and got to use equipment such as: small hand saws, hot glue guns and small hammers. There is also an opportunity to show case completed work in assembly etcetera…
d_farry
75 Learning Log Homework Tasks for Y1 & Y2 - 14 sheets

75 Learning Log Homework Tasks for Y1 & Y2 - 14 sheets

14 sheets of Learning Log activities for Y1/2. Most of them are grids of 6 activities or more. Range of themes: Great Explorers Toys through time Everyday materials Countries of the world London today and in the 1950s Splendid Skies Under the Sea Instructions Pirates Seasons Weather Winter The Plague/Great Fire of London Minibeasts
orangedaisy86
Grade 5 Science Exam paper + practical + viva = 50 marks

Grade 5 Science Exam paper + practical + viva = 50 marks

Practical_: To make an electro-magnet. Q1. Fill in the blanks Marks 5 Q2. MCQs 5 Q3. Matching 5 Q4. Label An Electric Circuit 2 Q5. Short Questions Mass and weight, electromagnet, solar flares, conductors, insulators, Reducing air pollution, food poisoning 13 Q6. Drawing The Solar System 5 Q7. Electricity current. Marks 5 Q8. Life chances on nearest planet to the Earth. Marks 5 Total Marks 45 And %
tacss