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Energy cannot be created or destroyed, it can only be transferred from one store into another. In these pictures, which items do you think use energy? Which ones store energy? Do they all store/use the same type of energy? Cut them out and sort them into groups.
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!
Quiz questions to encourage your child to think about how scientists work and why they do the things they do.
Our lives are full of wonderful and different materials. Today you are going to have a look at some of the things you have in your home and see if you can sort them into different types of materials.
Plants need water to live and grow, and they usually get it from the soil. But how does the water get from the roots up to the leaves and flowers? This exciting experiment will help you to see how a flower gets its water.
Sometimes we feel happy, and sometimes we feel sad. Our feelings are important! Today you are going to have a look at emotions and think about how different things make you feel.
Friction is a force between surfaces that are rubbing against each other, and it slows objects down. Today you are going to investigate how friction acts on a toy car.
Music can make you feel lots of different things. Think about your favourite song. How does it make you feel? Now grab your art materials and let's pain your favourite song.
Today, you will learn about the different parts of a flower while building your own fabulous flower picture.
Bees are amazing little creatures that do so much for our amazing world. They help pollinate flowers as they fly from one to another to collect nectar and pollen. Today, you will make your own magnetic bee to amaze your friends and family.
Using our litter or rubbish to make something new and special is an exciting way to recycle. Today you are going to design and make your own litter bugs.
Did you know that you can make musical instruments by recycling some of your rubbish? Today you are going to have a go yourself.
It’s time to have a blast with your very own straw rocket! All you need is some paper, a straw and some tape.
Can you make an item that floats? Your challenge is to make a boat that can sail Bill across the river.
Would you like to be Jack in the story Jack and the beanstalk? Let's have ago at growing own beanstalk!
When we grow up, there are so many different jobs we can do. This activity will help you think about what different jobs people do and how they help the community.
Have you ever noticed that some things sit on top of water and others sink to the bottom? This is an investigation to help you figure out which items sink and which float and why that might be.
The world is full of foods with different flavours. What is your favourite food? Is it sweet, salty, spicy or sour? Today you are going to explore some new and different flavours.
Do you take care of your teeth? Here is an activity to see how important it is to brush your teeth properly.
Harriet the hedgehog is planning a picnic for all of her friends. She wants the food at the picnic to be delicious and healthy, but she can’t remember which foods are everyday healthy choices and which foods should be more of a treat. Can you help Harriet choose which foods to pack for her picnic?
Painting is a lot of fun and a lovely way to create something special. Today we are going to create some unique brushes and make some different patterns.
Today you are going on a nature scavenger hunt to see what you can find. See how many items you can tick off from this list.