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Mirrors change the direction of light and reflect it. We can demonstrate this practically by making a periscope. Light is reflected from one object into a mirror and then onto the other mirror before reaching your eyes. Collect your materials and find out for yourself!
When a moving surface slides on a stationary surface it rubs against it, which slows it down. This is due to friction, a force which resists the movement of one object sliding past another. Understand more about friction with a fantastic practical project: make your own balloon hovercraft!
The letters in these boxes have been mixed up. Can you unjumble them to find the name of an animal?
Beans, gingerbread men, ice, washing-up bottles and cocoa powder – that's all you need to demonstrate key KS1 and KS2 science concepts to your child at the kitchen table. Packed with simple experiments, fun games (Muffled Chinese Whispers, anyone?) and parent-friendly science explanations, our Experiments and science fun for KS1 and KS2 learning pack is all you need to make primary science come to life for your child.
Draw a picture of a family member then label it and add some words to describe them around the picture.
Cut out these dragon, fairy and owl shadow puppets to use in storytelling, while also learning about the properties of light and dark when a light source is blocked by an object.
A fun way to introduce your child to the concept of gravity and its effect on objects.
Your child will develop their knowledge of materials and their properties with this fun to do worksheet.
Work with your child to draw a design for a toy using labels. Your child can then make the toy and invite someone to play-test it.
A practical activity for children to test what happens when they stretch, bend, squash and twist different materials.
A worksheet with boxes for sorting different materials into sets according to their properties.
A worksheet to encourage children to think about objects and whether they use magnets.
This KS2 download will help your child to make simple comparisons and use first-hand experience to test predictions.
Vocabulary regarding temperature and heat for children to cut out and match with the correct definitions.
A worksheet demonstrating the male and female parts of a flower and then explaining the process of pollination and fertilisation. Children draw pictures to show their understanding.
Activity encouraging children to use objects around the home to demonstrate floating, sinking and the upthrust force of water.
Children are asked to think about the difference between the weight of a spoon in water and the weight of a spoon in air.
In this entertaining activity your child will learn all about sounds.
An experiment that combines having fun with learning all about what plants need to grow.