Natural and Processed Materials for 10-12 year olds
$9.99 Incl. GST
Code: REP-827 Author: Kevin Rigg ISBN/EAN: 9781863976855
A fifteen book series containing hands-on science activities, experiments and lesson ideas for the busy primary teacher.
Learning activities focus on food labeling, food additives, component parts of household items, flow charts, hazardous chemicals and the properties of common materials. Students will use their knowledge of material properties to explain why materials are used for certain items.
Specific science skills including—predicting, testing, collating information, writing observations, making assessments of the properties of materials, and using this knowledge for reporting—will be enhanced through these activities.
Educational website references have been included where possible.
Equipment needed has been kept to a minimum to facilitate ease of planning.
Materials required for the activities should be readily available in science resource centres of schools.
All activities are outcome linked to the science strands of state curriculum documents.