Do dock leaves cure a sting?
Part of the Cornerstones Love to Investigate series, Do dock leaves cure a sting? is a science investigation in which children learn about reactions between acids and alkalis. They then use what they have learnt to investigate dock leaves and whether they can relieve a nettle sting.
Format: 4 page A4 booklet
Programmes of study: Working scientifically
Investigation type: Comparative or fair test; Grouping and classifying
Related Curriculum Project: Allotment
Delivery: 3-5 working days
About Love to Investigate
Get your class excited about science with our series of 126 practical scientific investigations. They cover tricky topics in new and unusual ways while encouraging children to be curious, ask questions and explore the world around them. You’ll also have no problems getting them up to speed and interested, with topics including evolution, mechanisms and air resistance.