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Science Unit 4d- Solids and Liquids and how they can be separated.

                                                          This unit is aimed at children in Year 4.

              A selection of resources to support the teaching of QCA Science Unit 4d: Solids and Liquids

                                                                   and how they can be separated.

                                                  For a complete list of what's included see the table below.   

   

Files Included in this Download

Resource Name

Format

Objectives

Resource Details

Vocabulary for unit

(9 pages)

Vocabulary to be used during this unit

Cards of words that may be used throughout this unit (27 cards / words 3 on each sheet)

Science cloze

(1 page)

Revision about the unit

Cloze sentence about solids and liquids

Solids and liquids

(7 slides)

To identify solids and liquids

Simple introduction to solids and liquids children to answer the given questions use mouse click to move on in each slide

Which word

(1 page)

To identify solids and liquids

Choose the correct words to go in the sentences about solids and liquids

Solid or liquid

(1 page)

To identify solids and liquids

How do you identify materials as a liquid or a solid?

Solids and liquids

(2 pages)

To identify solids and liquids

Explanation of solids and liquids. Questions to answer using the information

Solids and liquids and gases

(1 page)

To identify solids and liquids and gases

Information and questions to answer about  Is it a solid, liquid, or a gas

Compare solids and liquids

(1 page)

To identify solids and liquids and gases

Identify the solids or liquids. Fill in the spaces for other criteria

Testing liquids

(1 page)

To  know  that there are liquids other than water

Investigate what happens when you carry out each of the actions with different liquids

About liquids

(1 page)

To learn that liquids do not change in volume when they are poured into a different container

Experiment and explanation to show  that liquids do not change in volume when they are poured into a different container

Solids and liquids similarities and differences

 (1 page)

To  learn  that solids consisting of very small pieces behave like liquids in some ways

 

Making rice crispy cakes

(2 pages)

To  learn that the same material can exist as both solid and liquid

Recipe for crispy cakes and questions to answer about the process

Heating substances

(1 page)

To  learn that a solid can be changed to a liquid by heating and this is melting

 

When these substances are heated, are they reversible or irreversible?

To make a jelly

(1 page)

To  learn that a solid can be changed to a liquid by heating and this is melting

To learn that liquids can be changed to a solid by cooling and this is freezing or solidifying

Instructions to make a jelly and answer questions about the solids and liquids processes

Solids and liquids melting

(1 page)

To learn  that different solids melt at different temperatures

Materials melt at different temperatures.

Look at the table and then answer the questions

How can we separate solids?

(1 page)

To choose appropriate apparatus for separating a mixture of solids

Investigate and record different ways to separate these solids into their own pots.

 

Separating solids and liquids

(1 page)

To choose appropriate apparatus for separating a mixture of solids

Separate the following using the objects shown in the pictures. Write down which of the objects you would use

Mixing solids in water

 (1 page)

To learn that changes occur when some solids are added to water

Record on the sheet what happens when you mix different given solids with water

 Cleaning water

(1 page)

To  learn that when solids do not dissolve or react with the water they can be separated by filtering

Record what happens when you try and clean sand and pebbles from the water.

 

Dissolving

 (2 pages)

To learn that some solids dissolve in water to form solutions and that although the solid cannot be seen it is still present

To  make careful observations, recording results in tables and make comparisons

Experiments to find out  about dissolving things. Record findings and answer questions on dissolving substances

 

Dissolving substances

(1 page)

To learn that some solids dissolve in water to form solutions and that although the solid cannot be seen it is still present

Find out which of these substances will dissolve in warm water.

 

Dissolving things

(1 page)

To learn that some solids dissolve in water to form solutions and that although the solid cannot be seen it is still present

Find out which substances dissolve in cold water.

Separate

(1 page)

To predict whether salt or sugar can be separated from a solution by filtering and to test the prediction to see if it was correct

An experiment using various types of filters to separate sand and water, then do own experiment with salt / sugar and water

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

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