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"I love the resources, they're nicely linked to curriculum objectives and easy to pick up. Especially good for the
science-phobic amongst us as the ideas are all there."
Kay Wilkie, Year 6 teacher
This lesson pack for year 5 and P6, linking to the topics properties and changes of materials and properties and uses of substances is a hands-on investigation where pupils will learn how art and science are linked. They will try to create their own Jackson Pollock-inspired painting by investigating the best liquid to add to ready-mixed paint. Pupils will make a class hypothesis, discuss variables and take repeat readings, working out the mean result.
This downloadable pack includes:
A lesson plan complete with differentiation and links to the curriculum.
A PowerPoint presentation which explains how art and science are linked.
Instructions to set up the investigation for lower ability pupils.
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