This physical science worksheet, ‘Does It Make a Shadow?’ provides opportunities for students to explore the properties of different objects.
This hands-on activity, ‘Energy Conversion 2’ asks students to make a wind instrument and investigate how you can change wind into sound.
This hands on activity, ‘Energy Project’ can be used to assess students’ research and presentation skills in investigating different types of energy.
This physical science worksheet, ‘Going On a Sound Hunt’ supports students to explore the sounds they can make with everyday objects.
This history article, ‘John Tyndall’ features the Irish physicist who explained why the sky is blue, the greenhouse effect, invented the fire-fighter’s respirator and proved light could be bent, which paved the way for fibre optics. It provides factual information about the life of John Tyndall and his achievements, along with a glossary of unfamiliar …More
This physical science worksheet, ‘Making Sounds’ provides opportunities for students to explore the sounds they can make with different objects.
This physical science worksheet, ‘My Shadow’ asks students to observe and record what a shadow looks like. It supports an understanding of light.
This graphic organiser, ‘Picture Perfect Sounds’ provides students with a visual tool to identify items that produce sounds through vibrations.
This Reading Comprehension worksheet, ‘Rainbow Origins’, features an informational text about the natural phenomena of rainbows, and a recount of two Native American myths about rainbows. It encourages students to use a variety of strategies to interpret the text and includes questions about making an inference, reasoning, drawing a conclusion, and comparison/contrast.
This kids news activity, ‘Scientists Discover Corn Plants Make A Noise’ is about research into the role of sound and vibration in the life cycle of plants.
This hands-on activity, ‘Solar Energy’ asks students to capture energy from the sun and investigate how different materials and colours can absorb and reflect light.
This text, ‘Telling the Time With the Sun’ explains why and how we can use the Sun to tell the time. It gives instructions for making a simple sundial. It provides opportunities for students to practise vocabulary and comprehension skills. Answer sheet provided with file download.
This physical science worksheet, ‘Watching Shadows’ asks students to observe and record the changing length of a shadow over time.