Do you enjoy seeing the yellow, orange and red leaves of deciduous trees in Autumn? Do you enjoy hearing the dry, papery sound under your feet when you walk through piles of leaves? Have you ever wondered why Mother Nature does not remove fallen leaves?
Have you ever wondered why coins look dull brown after some time? It is an example of chemical reaction in everyday life. First we need to know that the basic building block for all matter in the universe is atoms, which are extremely small.
Teach your students what mass measures and then, get your students to consider the best way to pack a bag of groceries, learning that items such as a loaf of bread may be large but has little mass and can be squashed easily.
Shipping container construction is all about using rectangles and stacking these rectangles. It’s your turn to design a building using shipping container rectangles. Think about the purpose of your building and what parts to cut out and what parts to add in!
People have been using codes for thousands of years. As early civilisations evolved, people began to create ways to record the spoken word using pictures and symbols! Create your own code and send a secret message!
Can you tell what is the difference between Mass and Weight? Discuss in class the meaning “weight”. Then, do your own experiment: weigh a cup of water. Freeze the cup of water and reweigh after making predictions!
The theory of plate tectonics tells us that the Earth’s crust is divided into twelve plates. Teach geology to your children and create a model using play dough, lego and cardboard to demonstrate tectonic plate movement.