Working with play figures frozen in ice, devise an investigation to release them. How can you melt the ice quickly to free the figure? Can you do it slowly so it takes a lot longer?
i) Identify and name a variety of everyday materials, including wood, plastic, glass, metal, water, and rock (1EM)
ii) Describe the simple physical properties of a variety of everyday materials (1EM).
iii) Compare and group together a variety of everyday materials on the basis of their simple physical properties (1EM).
iv) Identify and compare the suitability of a variety of everyday materials, including wood, metal, plastic, glass, brick, rock, paper and cardboard for particular uses (2EM).
v) Find out how the shapes of solid objects made from some materials can be changed by squashing, bending, twisting and stretching (2EM).
- Ask simple questions and recognise that they can be answered in different ways.
- Observe closely, using simple equipment.
- Perform simple tests.
- Use their observations and ideas to suggest answers to questions.
- Gather and record data to help answer questions.