In this activity, children will think about which materials are good insulators by measuring the temperature of model ‘mice’ wrapped in different materials.
In the box:
- Digital thermometers
- 6 sets of 5 pots wrapped with: bubble wrap, foil, newspaper, felt, nothing
- Big jug
- Display board with test tubes wrapped in different materials
- Tissue/blue roll
- Folder containing:
- ASP risk assessment
- Take-home sheet
Not provided: source of hot water
Digital copies of the activity plan and worksheets created by ASP can be found here.