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5 - 11
Solids, Liquids and Gases Banner

Solids, Liquids and Gases Banner

Here's a handy display banner about solids, liquids and gases that you can use on the Science and Geography display boards in your classroom!
5 - 11
Fireworks Banner

Fireworks Banner

A free display banner to use as part of your Fireworks topic in many different subject areas!
5 - 11
Materials

Materials

A display about materials with lots of useful information and vocabulary.
7 - 11

Rocks and Soils Senteo Quiz

An interactive 'Rocks and Soils' quiz, requiring Smart Notebook and Senteo software.
7 - 11

Hardness, Strength, Flexibility and Magnetism

These activities will teach the class about the properties of different materials.
7 - 11
Can you find the solution?

Can you find the solution?

Children are asked to match the definitions to the vocabulary, based on the Mixing and Separating Materials topic.
7 - 11

Keeping Warm

A complete set of plans related to QCA Unit 4C.
7 - 11
Solid, Liquid or Gas?

Solid, Liquid or Gas?

Children should decide if the materials in this list are solid, liquid or gas. This useful document also has a space for children to include the reason for their decision. 
5 - 7

Melting Coloured Ice

A fun activity, great for a hot day, which can be used to teach children about changing materials and mixing colours.
7 - 11

Changing State

A dictionary-based activity, which requires children to find the definitions of the given vocabulary.
11 - 16
Gas Information

Gas Information

Information sheets which explain all about a range of gases.
7 - 11
Solids, Liquids and Gases

Solids, Liquids and Gases

A selection of display materials which can be used when teaching about solids, liquids and gases.
5 - 11

Temperature Hunting

Find places and objects which have different temperatures around your school!
7 - 11

Chocolate Experiment

An investigation into whether chocolate can be changed from a solid to a liquid and back again!
11 - 16

Science Ideas

A selection of ideas, covering a range of concepts, to teach older pupils.