Why did lcarus fall from the sky?
Part of the Cornerstones Love to Investigate series, Why did Icarus fall from the sky? is a science investigation in which children investigate how candle wax changes when it heats up, cools, freezes and gets wet. They look at how these changes contributed to the mythical character Icarus's fall from the sky.
Format: 4 page A4 booklet
Programmes of study: Working scientifically
Investigation type: Comparative or fair test; Observing over time
Related Curriculum Project: Gods and mortals
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.