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    Desert survival | 9-14 years

    Discover more about evaporation and condensation with this practical, that gives learners a chance to test their skills in a survival setting. Includes kit list and safety instructios.

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    Wind power challenge

    2016-12-12T13:37:00Z In association with

    A link to Practical Action’s wind power challenge and its related resources, where students are tasked with designing and testing a wind power machine that is cable of lifting weighted objects,

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    The squashed tomato challenge

    2016-12-12T13:36:00Z In association with

    Students design, build and test a method of transporting tomatoes

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    Small is... challenge

    2016-12-12T13:33:00Z In association with

    A link to Practical Action’s ‘small is… challenge’ and its related resources, where students are tasked with analysing technology from the last hundred years, and to invent a product that could help achieve a sustainable future.

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    Power for the world

    2016-12-12T13:31:00Z In association with

    A link to Practical Action’s power for the world activity and its related resources, where students are tasked with looking at renewable energy solutions, and designing and building their own wind turbines.

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    Plastics challenge

    2016-12-12T13:31:00Z In association with

    Links to Practical Action’s plastics challenge, where students develop products from recycled objects, as a possible way of tackling environmental problems caused by plastic waste.

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    Floating garden challenge

    2016-12-12T13:27:00Z In association with

    Design and build a model structure with Practical Action’s floating garden challenge

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    Cracking Chemistry!

    Work your way through these fun chemistry practicals developed by National Science & Engineering Week.

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    Science festivals

    This set of handouts can be used to inspire people of all ages to take up chemistry in their own home! Racing raisins, cornflour gloop, erupting volcanoes, reaction times and iron from breakfast cereal are all covered here

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    Wood conservation - the Mary Rose

    The Mary Rose is a wooden Tudor warship that sank off Portsmouth in 1545. While on the sea bed, most of her hull became covered in silt, which effectively sealed it and the artefacts it contained in anaerobic (air-free) conditions and preserved them from decay.

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    Space: science ideas webs

    A web of suggested ideas for linking science with the topic space. You can learn history and science together with activities for different age groups.

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    The Victorians: science ideas webs

    A web of suggested ideas for linking science with the topic the Victorians. You can learn history and science together with activities for different age groups.

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    The Stone Age: science ideas webs

    A web of suggested ideas for linking science with the topic the stone age. You can learn history and science together with activities for different age groups. 

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    Maya and Aztecs: science ideas webs

    A web of suggested ideas for linking science with the topic the Maya and Aztecs. You can learn history and science together with activities for different age groups. 

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    The Romans: science ideas webs

    A web of suggested ideas for linking science with the topic the Romans. You can learn history and science together with activities for different age groups. 

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    Ancient Egypt: science ideas webs

    A web of suggested ideas for linking science with the topic Ancient Egypt. You can learn history and science together with activities for different age groups. 

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    The Vikings: science ideas webs

    A web of suggested ideas for linking science with the topic the Vikings. You can learn history and science together with activities for different age groups. 

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    The golden age of Islamic science: science ideas webs

    A web of suggested ideas for linking science with the topic the golden age of Islamic science. You can learn history and science together with activities for different age groups. 

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    World War II: science ideas webs

    A web of suggested ideas for linking science with the topic World War II. You can learn history and science together with activities for different age groups. 

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    Ancient Greece: science ideas webs

    A web of suggested ideas for linking science with the topic the Ancient Greece. You can learn history and science together with activities for different age groups.