Some parts of the primary science national curriculum positively fizz, crackle and pop with excitement. Which child hasn’t been wowed by the wonders of the solar system or grossed out by the way marsupials give birth (probably worth a google)?
Other parts, such as solubility, are about as exciting as, well, a cup of tea.
But you know what’s more exciting than a cuppa? Candyfloss; the perfect substance for teaching children about dissolving substances into a solution – and then recovering it back again.
What they’ll learn
Some materials will dissolve in liquid to form a solution
A material can be recovered from a solution
Understand dissolving, solubility and evaporation
Demonstrate that some changes are reversible
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