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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