Ice cube investigation

An investigation for year 5 and P6, linking to the topic properties and changes of materials. Pupils will design their investigation to try to ‘save’ ice cubes. They will choose from different materials to wrap them in and decide how to measure the results. This pack includes:

  • A lesson plan
  • A PowerPoint presentation containing instructions for the investigation

Simple to resource! The items you will need:

  • Water
  • Plates
  • Measuring jugs
  • Digital scales
  • Different materials to wrap the ice cubes in
Year 5
Properties and changes of materials
Ice cube investigation

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