Explore the absorption of water in natural materials like wood, bark, pinecones and practice skills in measurement with the metric system. Planned as a response to Benji Davies' book 'The Storm Whale' this lesson focuses on children developing their skill in comparing results.
Aimed at pupils ages 5-7 this adaption of the Absorption lessons available in this store, balances teacher-led periods with hands-on experimenting with water. Through the activities involved children will learn to focus on their actions, recognise their importance and reflect on what they witnessed in the investigation.
Recommended to be taught as a whole morning or afternoon session.
Planned in accordance with the Scottish curriculum, these lessons can easily be adapted to suit your local curriculum.
Key elements of learning intentions, success criteria, assessment & a resource list are included. Links to related resource content and possible extension activities are also listed.
Primary 1-3 Scotland, Reception - Year 2 England and Kindergarten - 2nd Grade USA
Available in colour & ink-saving options.
PLEASE NOTE: water droppers/pipettes are essential (cheap link available on the lesson plan for purchasing) & a selection of natural materials and items are needed.