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LoveScience - practical science for primary kids

We want to make it easy for you to do practical science in your classroom without having to spend hours prepping and scouring the internet. Our fully resourced lessons are coming soon.

We want to make it easy for you to do practical science in your classroom without having to spend hours prepping and scouring the internet. Our fully resourced lessons are coming soon.
Do plants need light to grow?
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Do plants need light to grow?

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A really easy to follow investigation growing cress seeds in different environments to see whether on not they need light to grow. There are step by step instructions that can be ticked off as you go through them and room for results if you want to use the sheet as a worksheet.
Balloon Rockets Investigation
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Balloon Rockets Investigation

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A really easy activity to investigate factors that affect how far a ballon rocket will travel along a piece of string tied between 2 chairs. There are step by step instructions that can be ticked off as you go through them and room for results if you want to use the sheet as a worksheet.
Does sugar make water thicker? (viscocity investigation)
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Does sugar make water thicker? (viscocity investigation)

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A great investigation to practise instruction following and result recording. Children have to make up different concentrations of sugar solution and time how long they take to run down a slope. There is space to tick off instructions as you go through the activity and space to record results.
KS1/2 Practical science: How our eyes work together
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KS1/2 Practical science: How our eyes work together

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Find out why having 2 eyes is actually pretty useful! We really can’t believe everything we see - our eyes are notoriously unreliable, look at how easy it is for us to be tricked my magic shows and optical illusions. This is a really easy experiment to show how much difference having 2 eyes makes. Resource includes: Instruction sheet - ideal for use in class or to send home as homework Teacher tips sheet with ideas for cross curricular links, differentiation, equipment lists and risk assessment Links to our blog for more background information and how to extend the activity into an investigation. Curriculum links: KS1, Lower and Upper KS2 - Working scientifically Year 5 Animals including humans Year 6 Light