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Science Week 2021: Solar Challenges

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Science Week 2021: Solar Challenges

Solar Energy Challenge: Problem solving, innovation, and critical thinking are essential skills to tackle complex global issues such as climate change.  A positive solution-focused activity that helps students to embrace challenges and design towards an inclusive and sustainable future. Click links below to access lesson guides: Exploring Solar Energy - Lesson 1 Sustainable Transport - Design  Engineering Design Template Solar Pictures

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Science Week 2021: Chromatography Lesson

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Science Week 2021: Chromatography Lesson

Chromatography: Separation and Purification: There are different ways to separate mixtures,  filtration, crystallisation, distillation or chromatography. The method chosen depends upon the type of mixture. Paper chromatography is used to separate mixtures of soluble substances. These are often coloured substances such as food colourings, inks, dyes or plant pigments.     CLICK HERE FOR LESSON AND ACTIVITY GUIDE    

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Science Week 2021: ScribbleBot Lesson

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Science Week 2021: ScribbleBot Lesson

https://youtu.be/VixD1vjK1gM Scribble Bot: Engineer a drawing machine and creatively explore science through art. Scribble Bots are fun creative machines brought to life by an electric motor and plenty of imagination. This workshop explores physics and engineering as students design and make a scribbling drawing machine. Students experiment, design, make changes, record observations then sit back and watch their machine draw and doodle as it wiggles and spins. Put technology and art skill to the test in the battle of the drawing machines. You’ll be amazed at the creativity of these crazy bots! CLICK HERE FOR ACTIVITY GUIDE   VIDEO GUIDE:...

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Science Week 2021: Lighthouse Paper Circuits

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Science Week 2021: Lighthouse Paper Circuits

Lighthouse Paper Circuit This kit allows you to construct amazing light up Lighthouse pictures. The basic circuit is straightforward using LED’s, a coin battery and conductive tape. This lovely mix of art and technology is a great way to introduce electronics and engineering. CLICK LINK FOR LESSON PLAN AND PICTURE GUIDE VIDEO GUIDE:

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