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Let’s go with George to learn some more about science!  Click on each of the topics to take part in some amazing activities.

 

Today, Granny wants only one spoon of sugar in her tea. But how does the sugar dissolve into the water? Soluble vs. insoluble substances We know that some substances dissolve in water.  We call these substances soluble. There are also insoluble substances, which do not dissolve in water. All the substances below are items that George comes across while he is making his marvellous medicine. Let's try and guess which ones are soluble and which ones are insoluble. Drag the substances from the middle and drop them in the correct column. Speed of Dissolving There are some ways which we can make sugar dissolve quicker in water. See if you can answer the questions below by clicking on the right answer: Dissolving Quiz Do you think you can get these questions right? ...
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Worms, slugs and beetley bugs – this is what Granny likes to eat. Ugh! What other similar minibeasts can George find to give to Granny? Classification Keys George needs a classification key so that he can identify minibeasts when he finds them.  Can you help complete the classification key below by dragging the words and images to the correct space? Invertebrate Habitats In class you may have had a look around your school to find some minibeasts.  But minibeasts and other invertebrates can be found in all sorts of places!  Where else do you think we can find invertebrates? Classifying animals Watch this video and complete the questions which appear! Mini Classification Quiz Now have a go at this mini quiz! ...
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George finds lots of things to put in his marvellous medicine – toothpaste, washing powder, even shoe polish! Mr Killy Kranky has asked George to remember the ingredients he put into the marvellous medicine. Maybe finding out the colour of the ingredients, whether they are acid or alkali, would help to recreate the medicine? The pH Scale We can use the pH scale to work out whether substances are acid or alkaline. Can you put these items in the correct order? Acids and Alkalis Can you fill in the blanks to complete the sentences about acids and alkalis? Mini pH Quiz Now try this! ...
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If the medicine doesn’t work, George could try electrocuting Granny. But what would George need to make electricity? Circuit Symbols When drawing out simple circuits, we use symbols to represent each of the components.  Can you remember what the symbols are?  Try and match the pairs below: Electrical Terms There are a number of key definitions that we use when we talk about electricity.  See if you can complete the paragraph below: Complete Circuits Electricity will only flow around circuits that are complete.  When a circuit is incomplete, when there are issues, a bulb won't light up.  Can you spot the issues with the circuit below: Electricity Quiz Test out all your knowledge with this short quiz! ...
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