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Rusty nail investigation
An investigation for year 5 and P6, linking to the topic properties and changes of materials and chemical changes. Pupils will set up an experiment, using an iron nail, water and vegetable oil and observe any changes over five days. Boats are made of iron and steel because these metals are strong, even though they rust. Science has come up with ways to prevent them from rusting. Pupils are challenged to investigate their own ways of stopping a nail from rusting.
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