Kitchen Concoctions

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Kitchen Concoctions

Focusing on the use of mixtures in the kitchen. Children examine a mince-pie as a 'mixture' and compare 'real' dairy cream with imitation aerosol cream. Activities include making a soap bar, developing a bubble mixture, investigating the effectiveness of washing products and scourers, and making a simple fire extinguisher.

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Kitchen Concoctions

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Resource Media type Resource size Notes
Kitchen Concoctions : Introduction PowerPoint icon (PowerPoint) 294 kB Presentation to introduce the topic.
Kitchen Concoctions Introduction: Notes PDF icon (pdf) 89 kB Teachers' notes on using Kitchen Concoctions: Introduction
Introduction to bubbles investigation PowerPoint icon (PowerPoint) 318 kB Sets the scene for the investigation to find the best bubbles mixture.
Bubbles investigation: Notes PDF icon (pdf) 89 kB Teachers' notes on using Bubbles investigation presentation
Introduction to investigation into cleaning PowerPoint icon (PowerPoint) 296 kB Presentation to help introduce the cleaning investigation
Introduction to investigation into cleaning: Notes PDF icon (pdf) 91 KB Teachers' notes on using the presentation for introducing the cleaning investigation


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