Acting out science
31 December 2016Add to My Folder
During Key Stage 2, children increasingly encounter abstract scientific ideas which may not readily lend themselves to practical investigation. Rather than reverting to a worksheet on such occasions, provide children with opportunities to explore tricky concepts and use relevant scientific vocabulary through a variety of role-play activities. From getting inside a circuit to becoming a state of matter; drive children’s learning forward in these enjoyable – and memorable – ways.
Earth, Sun and MoonYou will need:
- Selection of different size balls ranging from a dried pea to a large beach ball
- Computer chair that rotates on its base
- Light source such as a spot light or whiteboard projector
- Ball attached to stick
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