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Melting investigation

Overall rating 4 out of 54.3 (4 ratings)

Last updated 29 September 2014, created 12 August 2010, viewed 20,168

Practical class investigation about melting chocolate and then shaping it before allowing it to cool & harden. Focus on planning a fair test, prediction & use of scientific vocabulary. Optional addition of rice pops to shapes! Suitable for Year 2 pupils.

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    KS1_Sc_Y2_SE_Changing_Materials[1].doc (31kb, Word document)
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thanks just what I needed

from davidralison1, 29 September 2014
(report comment) 5 out of 5

Very well planned just what I was looking for! Thank you!

from annieroe, 28 November 2012
(report comment) 5 out of 5

great idea, I might try white and milk choc. Thanks

from joellis33, 06 February 2012
(report comment) 4 out of 5

An interesting practical investigation that will help the children understand what makes a fair test. Good plan.

from wee Charlotte, 05 January 2012
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