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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 fabulous game to encourage discussion and develop your child's reasoning skills whilst learning more about sounds.
Following on from part 1 of the experiment, this further develops your child's knowledge of healthy plant growth and encourages their skills of comparison and conclusion.
This activity demonstrates the process of freezing to children. It is a very clear introduction to the concept of liquids and solids.
A worksheet to help your child choose two materials, then consider similarities and differences between the two, as well as considering their uses.
A worksheet designed to prompt children to think about the life cycles of plants and animals.
On this worksheet, children need to match the words 'transparent', 'translucent', 'opaque' and 'shadow' with the correct definitions.
Quiz questions to prompt your child to think about what they know about skeletons.
A worksheet for children to cut out the names of different materials and then put them into the columns 'thermal insulator' and 'thermal conductor'.
A worksheet with predictions for an experiment into heart rates to test children on their investigative skills.
A worksheet to prompt children to carry out their own traffic survey and consider the answers collected.
This activity gives a clear insight into the effect of mixing sugar with yeast in order to produce a gas.
This Year 1 science worksheet is all about plants and their different parts and offers you the opportunity to discuss how plants grow with your child.
Let your child use their imagination to create a camouflage outfit, helping them explore ideas about designing for a purpose.