Thermal conductivity investigation

An investigation for year 5, linking to the topic properties and changes of materials. Pupils will find out how animals are able to keep warm in cold temperatures by creating their own blubber glove.

This pack includes:

  • A differentiated lesson plan
  • A PowerPoint presentation containing instructions for the investigation
  • A printable results table

Simple to resource! The items you will need:

  • Ice and water
  • Plastic bags or rubber gloves
  • Lard or Trex
Year 5
Properties and changes of materials
Thermal conductivity investigation

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