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Dancing cornflour - spectacular science

This activity comes as a presentation, aimed at using an engaging material to probe the children's thinking, reasoning and scientific talk skills. Asking questions such as: ‘What happens when you mix cornflour and water?’, and ‘What could be causing it to move in this way?’ It provides an opportunity to get the children thinking and talking ‘science’, by applying vocabulary and ideas, as well as linking concepts such as materials and sound. Suggested answers are also provided, which could provide a handy glue in sheet to serve as a reminder to the pupils.

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