Rocks: rocks and fossilsStudents find out about what is under their feet. Students are always fascinated by rocks and, in this strand, they describe rocks and compare their properties after tackling some exciting activities. They discover how soil is formed from rocks and investigate the permeability of different soils.
Everyday materials: squash, bend, twist and stretchThis series of activities aimed at Year 2 explore a range of everyday materials through investigations and explorations. They include: ways to test materials for elasticity and flexibility and find out which paper is the strongest and which fabric is the stretchiest. Children also work in small groups to design and make a paper bridge to hold a toy car.
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