All Key stage 2: topic C5b articles

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    Science Concept Cartoons: Acid rain

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    Spark discussion and stimulate thinking about acid rain in a way that encourages pupils to share their ideas.

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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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    Separating mixtures

    Fun demonstrations of different mixtures, including racing liquids and rainbow colours

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    White powder mix-up at the factory

    In Search of Solutions: As chemical engineers, you are contracted to determine how to identify several different white powders… Linking to topics on chemical reactions and physical/chemical changes.

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    Outreach: crystal chemistry

    2016-12-12T13:29:27Z

    A fun experiment to grow your own crystals using everyday items

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    Mixing and dissolving materials

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    The ‘mixing and dissolving materials’ chapter from That’s Chemistry! This chapter looks at key ideas and activities that can be used to help students learn that mixtures are made up of more than one substance and that some mixtures can be separated.

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    Weathering and erosion

    Examine the ways in which water can weather rocks, by solution and by freeze-thaw. 

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    Gravestones

    Investigation into the weathering of different types of rock.

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    The 2011 International Year of Chemistry Experiment

    2016-08-03T15:24:00Z

    Worksheets and data from the 2011 mass participation experiment. Measure the acidity (pH) and salinity of your local water.

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    Science ideas web: Space

    A web of suggested ideas for linking science with the topic Space. This web acts as a tool to support topic planning and the embedding of cross-curricular links. Each topic is split into three age ranges to cover different abilities. If you need to link a specific area of ...

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    Science ideas web: Maya and Aztecs

    A web of suggested ideas for linking science with the topic Maya and Aztecs. This web acts as a tool to support topic planning and the embedding of cross-curricular links. Each topic is split into three age ranges to cover different abilities. If you need to link a specific ...

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    Science ideas web: the Romans

    A web of suggested ideas for linking science with the topic the Romans. This web acts as a tool to support topic planning and the embedding of cross-curricular links. Each topic is split into three age ranges to cover different abilities. If you need to link a specific area ...

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    Science ideas web: the Tudors

    A web of suggested ideas for linking science with the topic the Tudors. This web acts as a tool to support topic planning and the embedding of cross-curricular links. Each topic is split into three age ranges to cover different abilities. If you need to link a specific area ...

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    Science ideas web: the golden age of Islamic science

    A web of suggested ideas for linking science with the topic the golden age of Islamic science. This web acts as a tool to support topic planning and the embedding of cross-curricular links. Each topic is split into three age ranges to cover different abilities. If you need to ...