Sorting and Using Materials
An online experiment that investigates if objects or bendy and/or waterproof.
Magnets and Compasses
An informative tutorial that explains what magnets are and how there are used to make a compass.
Stuck on Junk
The crane can only pick up magnetic things, help the driver select what junk is magnetic.
Changing Shapes of Materials
Children learn about forces that change the shape of objects and identify which forces are at work in a given instance.
Investigate how the shape of objects as well as its density will determine if the object floats or sinks.
Reversible and Irreversible
An online experiment where children add different substances to water to see if it dissolves and if it can be reversed.
Children decide if the given objects are made from wood, metal, glass or rubber.
Sort the 10 given objects into magnetic or non-magnetic groups.
A great explanation of magnetism and what materials are magnetic.
Float or Sink
Conduct an online experiment to see the objects float or sink in either water, sunflower oil or salty water.
Rocks and Soil
Test different natural materials to see if they float, split, wear or are water proof.
Characteristics of Materials
An online experiment where children investigate different materials to see if they are water proof, bendy, strong and/or transparent.