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Science Week lesson plan: Chocolate structures (EYFS/KS1/KS2)

Demonstrate how to use melted chocolate to ‘weld’ together edible items to create super-yummy chocolate structures. Resources Lots of chocolate in all shapes, sizes and types Marshmallows, cereal hoops and other small food items Reusable, metal water bottles Hand-hot water Show Add hand-hot water to the metal bottle and put the lid on firmly. Hold the edge of a piece… Read more

Science Week lesson plans: Milk shapes

Science Week lesson plan: Milk shapes (EYFS/KS1)

Demonstrate how milk curdles into curds and whey. Then use the solid curds as a mouldable plastic to create fun shapes and models. Resources Whole milk White vinegar Access to a microwave Cup Tablespoon Bowl Sieve Kitchen roll Cookie cutters (optional) Glitter and food colouring (optional) Show Heat up a cup of whole milk in the… Read more

Science Week lesson plan: Bubble bang

Science Week lesson plan: Bubble bangs (KS2)

Outdoors, demonstrate the ‘blasting’ chemical reaction between bicarbonate of soda and vinegar. Resources Zip-lock sandwich bags (use good quality bags) Vinegar Bicarbonate of soda Squares of tissue Spoon Cup Show Lay a square of tissue on a surface. Put two spoonfuls of bicarbonate of soda in the centre of the tissue. Fold the edges of the… Read more

Science Week lesson plan: Floating flowers (KS1/KS2)

Demonstrate this simple but amazing blooming flower, science activity before letting the children have a go themselves. Resources Floating flower template (provided) Saucer Water Scissors Other resources including variety of paper types, liquids and craft materials Timer (optional) Show Cut out a flower carefully from the template provided. Fold each of the petals inwards. Pour water… Read more