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Activity One - Is It Waterproof

Activity 1

Is It Waterproof
  • Is It Waterproof Investigation Sheet
  • Large container such as a mixing bowl
  • Glass jar
  • Rubber band
  • Jug of water / cup for pouring
  • Materials to investigate:
  • Tea towel
  • Toilet paper
  • Foil
  • Plastic bag
  • Newspaper
Activity Two - Sink Or Float Investigation

Activity 2

Sink Or Float Investigation
Activity Three - Make It Sink Challenge

Activity 3

Make It Sink Challenge
Activity Four - Make It Float Challenge

Activity 4

Make It Float Challenge
Activity Five - The Strongest Material Investigation

Activity 5

The Strongest Material Investigation
Activity Six - Is It Magnetic Investigation

Activity 6

Is It Magnetic Investigation
Activity Seven - Absorbing Water Investigation

Activity 7

Absorbing Water Investigation
  • Absorbing Water Investigation Sheet
  • Small cup of water
  • Plate
  • Scissors
  • Range of materials cut into strips. For example:
    Newspaper
    Toilet paper
    Cardboard
    Tissue paper
    Bubble wrap
    Tin foil
    Baking paper
Activity Eight - Absorbing Heat Investigation

Activity 8

Absorbing Heat Investigation

Material Investigations: One Activities

Activity One - Is It Waterproof

Activity 1

Is It Waterproof

Hands-On Activities:
  • Is It Waterproof Investigation Sheet
  • Large container such as a mixing bowl
  • Glass jar
  • Rubber band
  • Jug of water / cup for pouring
  • Materials to investigate:
  • Tea towel
  • Toilet paper
  • Foil
  • Plastic bag
  • Newspaper
Activity Two - Sink Or Float Investigation

Activity 2

Sink Or Float Investigation

Hands-On Activities:
Activity Three - Make It Sink Challenge

Activity 3

Make It Sink Challenge

Hands-On Activities:
Activity Four - Make It Float Challenge

Activity 4

Make It Float Challenge

Hands-On Activities:
Activity Five - The Strongest Material Investigation

Activity 5

The Strongest Material Investigation

Hands-On Activities:
Activity Six - Is It Magnetic Investigation

Activity 6

Is It Magnetic Investigation

Hands-On Activities:
Activity Seven - Absorbing Water Investigation

Activity 7

Absorbing Water Investigation

Hands-On Activities:
  • Absorbing Water Investigation Sheet
  • Small cup of water
  • Plate
  • Scissors
  • Range of materials cut into strips. For example:
    Newspaper
    Toilet paper
    Cardboard
    Tissue paper
    Bubble wrap
    Tin foil
    Baking paper
Activity Eight - Absorbing Heat Investigation

Activity 8

Absorbing Heat Investigation

Hands-On Activities:

How do I use these activities?

In this activity your child will explore this topic to help support your child or classroom in Science. Children can use various worksheets to help with learning about which materials are waterproof, which are magnetic and which paper is the strongest, along with many other fun and engaging activities.

This resource meets the following aspects of the National Curriculum of England: Science. Don’t forget to check out the rest of our key stage one topics where you will find great curriculum standard activities for your classroom or home educated children. There are plenty of subjects for you to choose from, so you’ll be delighted with the wide range when planning your day.

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