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    Rationalising rates

    2020-11-19T11:18:00Z

    What to look out for when teaching graphs in reaction kinetics

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    Insulation investigation

    Which material makes the warmest jacket? Investigate the insulating properties of various materials with this activity for ages 7–14

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    Elements Top Trumps

    You can use the Top Trumps TM as a fun way to introduce the elements in the periodic table. In the game, players compare numerical properties of the elements. Each of the 30 cards represents an element, and has has data on the element’s melting point, density, price, discovery ...

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    The life of water

    2018-04-26T08:55:00Z

    Get hands on with H 2 O, changing states of matter and the water cycle. These experiments and investigations involve water in the context of space. Video: Water in space and the Earth Video: Solids, liquids and gases of water ...

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    Outreach: speedy star jumps

    An activity that allows the collection of data to test whether sports drinks make a difference to performance during short, high intensity exercise.

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    Big freeze!

    Learn that bacteria are alive and are responsible for why foods spoil, and how lowering the temperature reduces the activity of bacteria, but doesn’t kill them

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    Alive!

    Learn about bacteria and fungi, including yeast, as examples of micro-organisms that are alive. Introduces the fact that bacteria play many roles in our everyday lives; children will be able to give examples, including bread and cheese making.