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Science Quest 2 – Web Links

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Chapter 1: Lemon Suds

Teacher Icon Image An experiment showing how to make lemon suds: Web Link
Play this scrub-a-pup game: Web Link

Chapter 2: Make a Rainbow

Teacher Icon Image Learn how to decorate walls with rainbows from compact discs: Web Link
Teacher Icon Image Lots of rainbow colouring pages here – print them off and have your class colour them in: Web Link

Chapter 3: High and Dry

Some ways to show the invisibility of ‘air’: Web Link
Ideas for making wind chimes – a great way to ‘see’ invisible air move: Web Link

Chapter 5: Balloons Away

Teacher Icon Image Application of the balloon boat experiment: Web Link
Use straws and string to ‘direct’ the balloon you release… Web Link
Teacher Icon Image More fun releasing balloons – this time using a bendy straw to make them spin in circles: Web Link

Chapter 6: Environmental Care

Play this recycle-against-the-clock game: Web Link
Teacher Icon Image Video about recycling – language is a little difficult for this level but the accompanying images, and familiarity with the subject matter made it easy enough to follow: Web Link
Meet Earthman, Sunny Ray and Moonbeam and a host of other Planetpals on this very child-friendly site: Web Link

Chapter 7: Now you see it… Now you don’t!

Teacher Icon Image Nice patterns for ‘spinners’ or thaumatropes – click on the printable version for a very impressive art/science lesson: Web Link
Teacher Icon Image Another optical illusion toy with a big name! Making a phenakistascope integrates nicely with art and it’s also a lot of fun! Web Link

Chapter 8: Waterproof

Play this challenging weather game: Web Link
Have a go at testing different materials to see if they are waterproof: Web Link

Chapter 9: Oil and Water

Teacher Icon Image Experiment to compare the density of objects: Web Link
This site explains how to make a lava lamp using oil and water: Web Link

Chapter 10: Whatever Floats your Boat

Information and experiments all about air pressure: Web Link

Chapter 11: Thirsty Plants and Plant Pipes

Simple game showing how plants need water to grow: Web Link
Teacher Icon Image Variations of the absorption experiment in the book: Web Link 1, Web Link 2