All Key stage 2: topic C5f articles – Page 2

  • Shopping basket
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    Chemistry in your shopping basket

    Demonstrating that chemistry really is everywhere.

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    Burning

    In association with

    The ‘burning’ chapter from That’s Chemistry! This chapter looks at key ideas and activities that can be used to help students learn that when materials are burned new materials are formed, and that this process in not reversible. 

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    Outreach: 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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    Hand warmers

    Use these student activities and teacher guide to investigate reusable and disposable hand warmers. You will compare reusable variants made with sodium acetate vs disposable handwarmers. You can also try making your own hand warmers. These activities may work well as a project on class topics like ‘winter’ or ‘body ...

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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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    Science ideas web: the Victorians

    A web of suggested ideas for linking science with the topic the Victorians. 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 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: World War II

    A web of suggested ideas for linking science with the topic World War II. 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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    Experiment with the Vikings

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    A comprehensive collection of activities that help to incorporate STEM into your Vikings topic. This resource links directly to various topics, including; Vikings' everyday life; weapons and warfare; travel and trade; and how modern day archaeologists use STEM to investigate Viking life.

  • A photograph showing acid range damage and chemical weathering to the limestone walls of a church in Italy
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    What are the effects of acid rain? | 11-14 years

    Try this lesson plan for 11–14 year olds to investigate the effects of acid rain on metals and carbonate rocks through field work and an experiment.

  • A photograph showing a range of solutions at different pH values; their colours correspond to the scale on a bottle of universal indicator solution
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    Acids and alkalis: using concept maps | 11-14 years

    Help your students consolidate their ideas about acids and alkalis using this lesson plan and set of downloadable activities for 11–14 year olds.

  • A photograph showing pieces of limestone rock piled up
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    Investigating the composition of limestone | 11-14 years

    Use this lesson plan for 11–14 year olds to help your students plan, implement and evaluate a practical investigation to determine if all limestone is the same.

  • A photograph showing a bottle of acid spilled on a rock surface; a gloved hand holds a pipette over the spillage
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    Acids and alkalis: a concept cartoon | 11-14 years

    Check your students’ understanding of acids and alkalis using this lesson plan with downloadable activities for 11–14 year olds.