Why do planets have craters?
Part of the Cornerstones Love to Investigate series, Why do planets have craters? is a science investigation in which children drop a range of balls of different mass into a level mixture of flour and oats to observe the effect of gravity and see the relationship between mass and crater size.
Format: 4 page A4 booklet
Investigation type: Comparative or fair test; Pattern seeking
Related Curriculum Project: Stargazers
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.