Changing Materials

Shows & Workshops
Duration: 90m
Suitable For: KS2

“It will explode!”; “Nothing will happen.”; “It will melt AND evaporate.”

Children explore their understanding of different materials by predicting what will happen when they heat them up, and then testing their predictions. They will experiment with heating different materials over a small burner and use observation and enquiry skills to work out what is happening and why.

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Changing Materials
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