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STEM in Action Sunny Sandpit Exploration ProjectWeather, Material Properties and Structures - by Learning Resources
PrimaryICT No: PR8066
Manufacturer Code: LSP2790-UK
Stock: Delivery usually 1-2 weeks(after 7th January)Shipping for this item resumes Monday 7<sup>th</sup> January
£199.95 ex VAT
£239.94 inc VAT
Heating and Cooling, Material Properties and Structures. In these project-based lessons, Sam loves to play in the sand but the sun makes it too hot and the rain makes it too wet!
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Product Information

Heating and Cooling, Material Properties and Structures

In these project-based lessons, Sam loves to play in the sand but the sun makes it too hot and the rain makes it too wet! Students explore the science concepts of sunlight, shadow, and permeability as they help his sister Sophie to solve this problem. Using hands-on investigation, students learn about material properties, shapes, and construction as they engineer a sandpit covering that will block sunlight and water.

Designed for Key Stage 1, Year 1

  • Provides 100 - 150 minutes of STEM instruction over five 20- 30 minute lessons
  • Includes a lesson-by-lesson teacher guide, step-by-step student activities, homework tasks, and assessment tools, as well as the materials needed to undertake each activity
  • Meets a host of National Curriculum for England (2014) attainment targets in Year 1 Science, Design & Technology, and Maths
  • Involves students in the exciting world of practical STEM investigation through visual, hands-on experiments
  • Develops core mathematical skills in counting, reading, writing, and representing number
  • Introduces the use of engineering steps to solve real-world problems

Recommended for ages: 5 - 7 years

What's in the Box?

Provides everything needed to start teaching, right out of the box:

  • lesson-by-lesson teacher guide cards
  • step-by-step activity cards
  • photocopiable activity sheets
  • 1 homework activity
  • 1 double-sided poster
  • 200 straws
  • 126 connectors
  • 50 sheets of construction paper
  • 25 sheets of sun-test paper
  • 25 sticker sheets
  • 6 materials kits
  • 6 plastic trays
  • 6 clear plastic sheets
  • 6 eyedroppers
  • 24 yellow plastic shapes
  • 24 foil shapes
  • 1 roll of masking tape
  • 1 torch
  • 1 handy Gratnells storage tray

Includes accompanying online resources, such as a helpful how-to video, STEM prompts, and a teamwork principles worksheet

Gratnells Jumbo tray measures 30cm H

Ordering Information

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Manufacturer Warranty

  • 1 Year Limited Warranty

Full details (including terms) of manufacturer warranty are provided with the product or on manufacturer website.


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