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A fun activity to help children learn about changing materials. Includes a worksheet.
Morph and his shape changing exploits
An animator from Ardman Animations shows how he makes the stop motion animation character Morph by moulding plasticine
Changing the shape of materials (quiz)
This activity asks children to decide whether different materials can be squashed or twisted using your hands. This activity can be used to help children revise materials and their properties.
Heating and cooling materials
Activities from BBC bitesize on the heating and cooling of materials. Short video clips and information for pupil's.
This is a very simple interactive grouping activity, good starter or for younger ages / lower abilities
Grouping and describing changes in materials
Link to 4 drag and drop style activities linked to sorting and describing changes in materials.
Which materials dissolve in water
BBC Bitesize resource on dissolving aimed at key stage 1 pupils.
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