Year 5 Investigate how quickly particles of different sizes dissolve in water.

Linking with the topics properties and changes of materials and properties and uses of substances, this is an investigation for year 5. Pupils will plan and carry out their own experiments to see which vitamin tablet (a whole one, one broken into small pieces and a crushed one) dissolves the fastest in water.

This pack includes:

  • A differentiated lesson plan with a scientific explanation
  • A PowerPoint presentation
  • A printable table for recording
  • Two guided reading spreads: Interview with a nanotechnologist and sensational scientist Richard Feynman

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Created: Oct 30, 2018

Updated: Mar 5, 2019

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