Here you can find all the materials we have developed for primary school students and teachers, including classroom activities and experiments to try at home.
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ChromatographyThis lesson will introduce students to chromatography – a standard laboratory technique used to purify or separate mixtures. This can also be used in a classroom to investigate the colours in felt tipped pens and sweets.
Fair TestingHow can we ensure that an experiment is well designed? This lesson will introduce students to the principles of fair testing and how to be sure their results are based on fact and includes an experiment to investigate the best brand of paper towel.
DNA ExtractionThis lesson will introduce students to what DNA is, why we want to know about it and includes instructions for an experiment extracting DNA from strawberries.
Sweet DNAThis lesson will introduce students to what DNA is, why we want to know about it, and how to make a model of DNA using sweets.
Weapons of Microscopic DestructionThis lesson will introduce students to the basic principles of the immune system.
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