This afternoon, Year 5 became materials scientists, testing a variety of materials for their different properties and finding uses for them. We have a few activities that you might want to try that use materials you would find in your house.
Bridge building challenge– use card, pens, rulers- whatever you can find to build a the strongest bridge
Insulating ice– which of the materials that you can find around your home makes the best insulator?
Build a nest – can you use materials from around your home to build a nest that will keep an egg safe?