Children should learn to ask and answer questions about the starting points for their work, and develop their ideas. To investigate the possibilities of a range of materials and processes. This is lesson 3 in a unit of work.
A fun experiment using eggs to test what material will do the best job at protecting them from breaking. It is linked to a topic on Space. The children loved trying to protect their egg astronauts (Eggonauts).
Need: eggs, variety of materials, metre ruler and a tray. (for egg to land in)
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For the 2014 National Curriculum:
The science objectives are listed by topic for Years 1 - 6, with space for an inventory of science resources.
Invaluable for auditing science in your school and identifying topics which require investment. Each Year group is on a different page(s) so you can audit science resources quick in your school, either by year group, science strand or topic.
The tool could also be used by class teachers to record where they have found and used resources, to help build up a whole school audit and inventory of good practice.
An invaluable auditing tool for science coordinators.
STEM - Students will be guided through the process and understanding of making their own solar oven using a shoe box and other readily available materials from home. It includes photos as well as worksheets for students to complete the design, make and appraise (reflect) process of design and technology. Students will also get to test out their product to see how warm it becomes inside their own solar oven.