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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.
5 - 11
Sorting Materials

Sorting Materials

A list of materials which children can cut out and sort according to each material's properties.
2 - 16
Evaporation Banner

Evaporation Banner

A free printable display banner to use as part of an 'Evaporation' topic.
11 - 16
Engineering Information

Engineering Information

Careers information for older students, exploring careers within engineering. 
7 - 11

Changing States Senteo Quiz

An interactive 'Changing States' quiz, requiring Smart Notebook and Senteo software. 
7 - 11
Volcano Experiment

Volcano Experiment

An exciting experiment, containing instructions and a record sheet, which involves making your own volcano.
2 - 16
Grouping and Classifying Materials Banner

Grouping and Classifying Materials Banner

A free display banner to use as part of a topic about grouping and classifying materials.
7 - 11
Gases around us

Gases around us

A worksheet that requires children to find out about a number of different gases.
7 - 11

Gases Senteo Quiz

An interactive 'Gases' quiz, requiring Smart Notebook and Senteo software.
5 - 7
Waterproof Experiment Planner

Waterproof Experiment Planner

 What type of materials are waterproof and how can you test this?
2 - 16
Making New Materials Banner

Making New Materials Banner

If your children are learning about making new materials, use our free banner on your classroom walls to make a topic board!
7 - 11
Magnetic Materials

Magnetic Materials

A set of differentiated worksheets which require children to investigate whether materials are magnetic or not.