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Sandfield Close Primary School

Sorting and Classifying

Sorting and Classifying is an important scientific skill.  How would you describe the object?  What is it made of? What other things are similar?  


How can you test if something is waterproof?  Pour water on it and see if it lets the water through.  We were so pleased to see such great photos and videos of families testing different materials to see if they are water proof.  

Next to collect some things - maybe in an empty egg box if you have one of

* things that have never been alive

*things that are NOT biodegradable (if I buried them they will not rot down into the soil)

*things that use energy from the sun to make food

* things that were once alive but aren't anymore

And/or *things made from wood *things made from stone *things made from plastic *things made from metal.