Cupcake science investigation

What is the job of each ingredient in a cake? The fastest way to find out is to leave one ingredient out and see what happens! A fun investigation for year 5 and P6, linking to the topics properties and changes of materials and properties and uses of substances.

This downloadable pack includes:

  • A differentiated lesson plan which includes a scientific explanation.
  • A PowerPoint presentation explaining cake chemistry.
  • A printable results table.
  • Printable instructions.
Year 5
Properties and changes of materials
Cupcake science investigation

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