Today we will ask lots of questions and design our own experiments to find the answers. We put our measuring, observation and recording skills to the test. We will prepare you to undertake your own experiment at home for next week’s science fair.
You will need:
Your Discovery Box
To make an inclined slope: 1× tray or lid of a large box or piece of cardboard or a small whiteboard with one end resting on a box or something similar.
Two or more small wheeled toys e.g. cars
Joys of Attraction: Magnet or fridge magnet from Discovery Box
Musical Coat Hanger: Metal coat hanger and 2 pieces of string approx. 45 cm long. Pencil, pen or teaspoon
Sink and Salt: 3 strips of Blu tack or plasticine, 3 cups with tap water, spoon, (newspaper, towel)
Sink and Float: 1× hard-boiled egg or a grape, 1× plastic bowl, 1× spoon, 2× cups with tap water (can use those in the Discovery Box) and 1/4 cup salt (newspaper, towel)